India’s agri exports likely to cross $50 billion this fiscal, says Union Commerce Ministry

The country’s exports of agricultural products, including marine and plantation goods, increased 23.21 per cent to $ 31.05 billion in April-November 2021 and is expected to cross $ 50 billion for the “first time” this fiscal, the commerce ministry said. The ministry has taken several steps during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to push the exports. […]

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Adani Transmission completes nearly 900 circuit kilometres power transmission line in Uttar Pradesh

Adani Transmission Limited (ATL) said it has completed the construction of one of the India’s longest intra-state transmission lines of 897 circuit km. The transmission line, set up by ATL subsidiary Ghatampur Transmission Ltd (GTL) will connect Ghatampur thermal power station in Kanpur district to Hapur substation in western Uttar Pradesh, the company said in a […]

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India disburses Rs 2,071 crore loan for 4,000-odd projects so far under Agri Infra fund

The government has so far disbursed Rs 2,071 crore for 4,003 projects under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. Tomar, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha, said a total of 8,488 projects have been sanctioned under the scheme so far with a loan amount of Rs 6,098 crore. “Out […]

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Adani Solar to partner with KSL Cleantech to tap the eastern and north eastern states

Adani Solar, the Adani Group’s solar manufacturing and EPC arm, has announced the launch of its retail distribution business for India’s eastern and north eastern states with KSL Cleantech Ltd as the official channel partner for the two regions, said a company statement. The aim of this partnership with KSL Cleantech, is to rapidly penetrate […]

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Sugar production in India reaches 21 lakh tonness in November till now: ISMA

Sugar production in the country between October 1 and November 15 for the current sugar season has touched 20.90 lakh tonnes, as many sugar mills began crushing operations early. Last year, sugar mills had produced 16.82 lakh tonnes in the same period. Compared to 289 sugar factories, which were crushing sugarcane till November 15, 308 […]

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Sugarcane arrears in Uttar Pradesh reduces substantially over 4 years; Rs 3,895 crore in 2020-21 from Rs 10,667 crore in 2017

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal said cane arrears in Uttar Pradesh have reduced to Rs 3,895 crore from Rs 10,661 crore in 2017. Goyal, who is the Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, virtually inaugurated 50th Convocation Ceremony of National Sugar Institute, Kanpur, according to an […]

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