FM announces Rs 2.65 trn stimulus under Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 to boost growth

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme for MSMEs, businesses, MUDRA borrowers and individuals extended till March 31, 2021 and additional credit up to 20%. Provides Rs 30 billion to boost project exports and Rs 102 billion additional budget stimulus for capital and industrial expenditure. Read more...

Govt extends PLI Scheme to 10 new sectors with incentives of Rs 1460 bn

10 sectors eligible for Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme are ACC batteries, electronics/technology products, automobiles & auto components, pharmaceutical drugs, telecom & networking products, textile products, food products, solar PV modules, ACs & LED, and speciality steel Read more...

Blue Star wins Rs 1.28 billion order from Taiwan’s electronic firm Wistron

Wistron Infocomm, which has been producing electronic devices at its existing factory at Kolar (Bengaluru), has embarked upon its Phase II expansion as a part of which, it is constructing a large manufacturing block and an IT building. Read more...

Government extends Emergency Line Credit Guarantee till Nov 30

The extension is expected to provide an opportunity to the borrowers who are yet to avail this scheme, thereby gaining from this scheme. Read more...

2nd IPF Buyer-Seller Summit: Making MSMEs Aatmanirbhar

The 2nd Virtual Buyer-Seller Summit- saw participations from Office of Development Commissioner MSME (Ministry of MSME), NTPC Ltd, L&T Power, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (Vizag Steel) and Nordex - educated vendors on approaching large companies to help MSME become regular suppliers, thereby improving efficiency of manufacturing Read more...

MSME Ministry writes to over 2800 corporates to clear MSME dues

The Ministry's vigorous follow up with CPSEs, state governments, corporates, etc brings in very good results. With CPSEs paying Rs 3,700 crore to MSMEs in Sept 2020; the highest in a month, takes total payment to Rs 13,400 crore in last 5 months Read more...

Dalmia-OCL launches refractory line for Magnesia Carbon to reduce imports

Magnesia Carbon brick is widely consumed by the steel industry and most of the current demand (about 300,000 tonne annually) is met through imports. Dalmia-OCL is putting up new capacity of 108,000 tonne for Magnesia Carbon brick in 3 phases. Read more...

Ramp up R&D to reduce auto component imports: Amitabh Kant

Niti Aayog CEO added that there is need for new synergies such as with IT industry in the areas of power electronics. India must look at using the first mover advantage for producing all components for electric vehicles, thus driving towards the path of being a future global leader. Read more...

MoD inks Rs 2,580-cr contract with BEML, Tata Power and L&T for Pinaka missile systems

These six Pinaka Regiments comprise 114 launchers with automated gun aiming and positioning system (AGAPS) and 45 command posts to be procured from Tata Power and L&T and 330 vehicles to be procured from Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) Read more...

Strong anti-China sentiment a game changer for domestic industry: A M Naik, Chairman, L&T

Addressing L&T's 75th AGM, he stressed on the need to move beyond knee-jerk responses and draw up a long-term strategy with a time-bound plan for implementation. He added that it is time for government and industry to act in unison for national cause. Read more...

Japanese tyre maker Yokohama doubles production capacity in India

Yokohama, which been supplying tyres to passenger car and SUVs since 2007 in India, has commenced the second phase of commercial production raising its capacity from 0.7 mn tyres a year to 1.6 mn tyres per year in India Read more...

Defence Ministry’s import embargo to open up Rs 4,000 bn opportunity for domestic industry

The list of 101 embargoed items comprises of not just simple parts but also some high technology weapon systems. Of these, items worth almost Rs 1,300 bn each are anticipated for the Army and the Air Force while items worth almost Rs 1,400 bn are anticipated by the Navy. Read more...

Boosting demand will be more beneficial than just monetary help: Amit Ghaisas

In this interview, Amit Ghaisas, MD, Minilec Group, focuses on the importance of quality, exports, and Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative. He also highlights on demand drivers for control and monitoring relays and effect of COVID 19 on the industry. Read more...

ReNew Power to invest upto Rs 2000 Cr for solar cells and modules manufacturing facility

In this endeavour, the company’s manufacturing unit will have capacity of 2GW. Read more...

Ashok Leyland suggests policy intervention on Aatmanirbhar Bharat package

Commercial Vehicles have been majorly hit, owing to pressure from a prolonged slowdown and from this unprecedented pandemic. Read more...