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Policy
Policy | 20 January 2023

PLI scheme for agrochemicals needed to make India a manufacturing hub: CCFI

Non-inclusion of agrochemicals under PLI Scheme will result into surge in imports of over Rs 15,000 crore in the current year.

Policy
Policy | 18 January 2023

ACFI urges Finance Minister to reduce import duty and GST on crop protection

ACFI wants extension of data protection to new molecules registered in India so that farmers can avail the latest technology and molecules at competitive cost

Policy
Policy | 11 January 2023

India will achieve 20% ethanol blending by 2025: Oil Minister Puri

The Government of India intends to increase India's exploration acreage to 0.5 million square km by 2025 and one million square km by 2030

Policy
Policy | 06 January 2023

India adopts policy of mandatory registration of technical grade pesticides

The Govt has made registration mandatory prior to granting registrations for Pesticide Formulations for import or indigenous manufacture

Policy
Policy | 04 January 2023

India approves National Green Hydrogen Mission; Allocates Rs. 19,744 Cr

Development of green hydrogen production capacity of at least 5 MMT per annum with an associated renewable energy capacity addition of about 125 GW in the country

Policy
Policy | 03 January 2023

India not to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of glycine from China

The Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Govt of India has decided not to accept the recommendation of the DGTR.

Policy
Policy | 03 January 2023

India initiates anti-dumping investigation on imports of SAV from China

The Authority has considered 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 (12 Months) as the period of investigation (POI).

Policy
Policy | 30 December 2022

Mandaviya virtually interacts with farmers and retailers from over 9,000 PMKSKs across the country

He assured that in the coming days approval of Nano DAP will also be given that will be a better alternative than the conventional DAP

Policy
Policy | 30 December 2022

India initiates anti-dumping investigation on imports of Para-Tertiary Butyl Phenol

Vinati Organics has alleged that material injury to the domestic industry is being caused due to dumped imports of PTBP

Policy
Policy | 23 December 2022

CCFI recommends hike in custom duty from 10% to 20% on import of agrochemicals

Any reduction or exemption would result in loss of revenue estimated at Rs. 4,500 crore annually to the government on account of GST

Policy
Policy | 20 December 2022

India lowers GST rate on ethanol meant for blending to 5%

GST rate lowered to 5% from 18% on ethyl alcohol (ethanol) supplied to refineries for blending with petrol

Policy
Policy | 12 December 2022

Govt. ensures fertilizers availability at affordable prices: Dr. Mandaviya

The Govt has increased the amount of fertilizer subsidy from US $10 bn for the pre-pandemic year 2019-20 to almost US $27 bn in the current year

Policy
Policy | 12 December 2022

FAME and PLI Schemes promotes use of EV in India

Total outlay of Rs. 54,038 crore has helped faster adoption of electric vehicles in India, says Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha

Policy
Policy | 12 December 2022

CCFI appeals for expediting agrochemicals under PLI Scheme

Urges to provide a corpus for Rs. 500 crore for the implementation in the next 2-3 years

Policy
Policy | 09 December 2022

Import dependency on natural gas increased to 46.3% in FY 22-23

The government has taken multiple steps to increase domestic production of natural gas

Policy
Policy | 09 December 2022

Public sector OMCs procured 385.92 Cr litres of ethanol

Ethanol blending in petrol up to 15th November, 2022 during the ESY 2021-22 is estimated to have had an impact of over Rs. 20,000 crore on the import bill of crude oil and petroleum products

Policy
Policy | 09 December 2022

38 CBG/biogas plants with installed capacity of 225 MT per annum commissioned

As on 31st October 2022, Oil and Gas Marketing companies participating in SATAT have issued 3,694 Letters of Intent (LoI) to entrepreneurs for procurement of CBG produced by them

Policy
Policy | 04 December 2022

Govt. issues guidelines for PLI incentive scheme to support indigenous drone industry

For the implementation of this scheme during 2022-23 to 2024-25, a corpus of Rs 120 crores has been allocated

Policy
Policy | 30 November 2022

NITI Aayog releases study report on CCUS policy framework

Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) is key to ensuring sustainable development and growth in India, particularly for the production of clean products and energy, leading to an Atmanirbhar Bharat

Policy
Policy | 30 November 2022

Industry advocates strong linkages between safety and sustainability

Operational discipline key to reduce the risks in an organization

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