Organisch says to start delivering fruits, vegetables to homes; unveils Saag Subz app


Organisch, a Delhi-based organic products start-up focused on delivering fruits and vegetables to modern retail firms, is now all set to make a foray in the consumer delivery business. Launching  its dedicated app for Delhi/NCR region, Chirag Arora, CEO and Founder of the firm, told, that the firm’s plan includes deploying special carts and […]

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India to expedite registration of new agrochemicals to boost sector


The Indian government is looking to expedite clearances for new agrochemical molecules so that they reach farmers faster as well as enable help the crop protection industry emerge as a global hub, Ravi Prakash, plant protection adviser, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. He told a conference of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and […]

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India approves $27 billion production-linked incentives for 10 manufacturing sectors, including food


India’s cabinet on Wednesday announced a production-linked incentive (PLI) programme worth Rs 2 lakh crore ($27 billion) for as many as 10 sectors, including food processing, with the aim of establishing the country as manufacturing hub. “The scheme will make Indian manufacturers globally competitive, attract investment and enhance exports, said Prakash Javadekar, minister for human […]

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Rural demand kindles hope that Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on India might be managed


In a bleak year for the economy, India’s hopes of strong rural demand providing a fillip are at last being realised.  Nowhere is this more evident than across different segments of the automobile industry — which represents  around half of the manufacturing industry in the country. This is important as a recovery in automobiles indicates […]

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Eden Renewables India wins 1350MWp capacity projects in Rajasthan


Eden Renewables India, an equally owned joint venture between international giants EDF Renewables and Total Eren has bagged three solar projects, totaling 1350 megawatt peak (MWp) in Rajasthan between April and July 2020. According to a press statement, these projects include two 450 MWp solar photo voltaic (PV) projects snagged during the last tenders awarded by […]

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World steel output in August rose year-on-year by an estimated 0.6%; China up 8.4%, India down 4.4%


World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.2 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2020, a 0.6% increase compared to August 2019. Due to the ongoing difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of this month’s figures are estimates that may be revised with next month’s production update. China produced 94.8 […]

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India exploring ways of meeting steel production target of 300 million tons – Minister


India’s junior Steel Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste said the government was examining ways and means of boosting production to achieve a target of 300 million metric tons of crude steel production by 2030 despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. “This is a big challenge for us,” Kulaste told a webinar organised by the Federation […]

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