30th April, 2002


Ministry of Steel

SAIL plans 5 per cent growth in 2002-03
The Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) in its Memorandum of Understanding 2002-03 with the Ministry of Steel has committed to attain 5 per cent growth in sales turnover compared to the year 2001-02.....................

Ministry of Law, Justice & Company Affairs

Amendment in Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules
The Department of Company Affairs (DCA) has issued a notification amending the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 ......................

. Ministry of Law, Justice & Company Affairs

NABARD now a Public Financial Institution
The Government in the Department of Company Affairs (DCA) has issued a notification including the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) as a public financial institution......................

. Ministry of Agriculture

Experts' meet on climate change and Agricultural productivity
Experts from the South Asian region, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Consultative Group for International Agriculture Research (CGIAGR) will hold a three-day workshop in New Delhi......................

. Ministry of Surface Transport

Press Note
Certain statements have appeared in a section of the press in the last few days pertaining to CNG conversion kits and the new CNG......................

. Ministry of Home Affairs

Standing Committee of Inter-State council reconstituted
The Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council has been reconstituted. The Prime Minister has nominated Shri A.K. Antony, Chief Minister of Kerala as a Member of the Standing .......................

Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

National Institute of Animal welfare
The Government have sanctioned a sum of Rs. 7.55 crores involving non-recurring and recurring expenditure for construction of National Institute of Animal Welfare. The Institute is located on land measuring 8.5 acres in Ballabgarh.....................

. Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Evaluation of funds spent under MPLANDS
A critical evaluation of funds spent under MPLADS has been made by CAG. The CAG in its report for the period ending March, 2000 has pointed out certain violation of the guidelines ......................
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Ministry of Civil Aviation

Security lapses at International Airports
Fourteen incidents of security lapses, most of which are intrusion cases, occurred at the international airports during the last year. The concerning agencies have been advised to take action against the erring officials......................

Ministry of Defence

Lt General SS Grewal retires
Lt Gen SS Grewal, Adjutant General at Army Hqrs retired after putting in forty years in the Army here today......................

Ministry of Environment & Forests

Two-day regional Workshop on Information, Communication Technology And Environment scheduled on 2-3 may, 2002
The Ministry of Environment and Forests, in partnership with the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Bangkok, Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New Delhi is organizing a Regional Workshop on Information and Communication Technology and the Environment (ICTEAP) for Asia-Pacific at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 2-3 May, 20......................

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Collection of Cess on Crude Production
Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State fir Petroleum & Natural Gas in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, today informed that the Cess payable on crude oil has been increased from Rs. 900 per tonne to Rs. 1800 per tonne w.e.f. 1.3.2002.....................

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Dealerships under Operation Vijay Scheme
The Union Government has made allotment of 265 retail outlet dealerships and 164 LPG distributorships under the Special Scheme for allotment of retail outlet dealerships and LPG distributorships to the widows/next of kin of the Defence personnel killed in action in 'OP Vijay' (Kargil), as on 31.3.2002.....................

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Production of crude oil
The names of the companies, both national oil companies (NOCs) and private oil companies (including joint venture with NOCs) producing crude oil in the country and the quantity of crude oil produced by them during 2001-2002 are as follows.....................

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Joint operation of Panna-Mukta oil field
Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, today informed that the Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Reliance Industries Limited and British Gas have constituted a working group to discuss different joint operatorship models for the Panna-Mukta and Tapti oil and gas fields......................

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Adulteration of fuel in Delhi
Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, today informed that out of 618 samples received from enforcing agencies and tested and reported by the Society for Petroleum Laboratory (SFPL) upto 19.12.2002......................

Ministry of Commerce

India's exports to Tanzania up by 30%
India is keen to significantly enhance trade with Tanzania in particular and the Sub-Saharan African region in general......................

Ministry of Commerce

Trade with SAARC countries up by 43%
India's trade with SAARC Countries has increased by 43.18% from Rs.7510.20 crore during 1999-2000 to Rs.10, 753.53 crore during the year 2000-2001......................

Ministry of Labour & Empowerment

Inflation Rate falls but Consumer Price Index for industrial workers rises
The rate of inflation based upon the Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers witnessed a marginal fall of 0.02 percentage point during March, 2002......................

Ministry of Labour & Empowerment

All stake holders to be consulted on labour reforms, says Labour Minister
The Labour Minister Shri Sharad Yadav today assured the Rajya Sabha that all stake holders including trade unions would be consulted before amending labour laws.....................

. Prime Minister's Office

The Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has greeted the workers on the occasion of May 1, tomorrow
The Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has greeted the workers on the occasion of May 1, tomorrow......................

 
 
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