Sandeep Joshi

NEW DELHI: The up-and-coming industrial township of Bhiwadi in Rajasthan has invited industrialists to set up units and take advantage of a world-class infrastructure that has come up there. The Rajasthan Government has also decided to facilitate investments worth Rs.30,000 crore and promote it as a major industrial hub in North India.

A High Power Committee (HPC) was set up under Dr Subhash Chandra Pani, Secretary, Planning Commission, to look into the recommendations of the

In pursuance of the commitment made by the Prime Minister in the 54th meeting of the National Development Council (NDC), an Expert Group was constituted in Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) to examine the schemes of statutory clearances for industrial and infrastructure projects and suggest specific steps for removal of bottlenecks and speeding up the approval process of these projects.

Short-staffed forest & environment ministry delays clearances

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Protests against resources being acquired for industry form the environment movement of the poor.

S. Rajendran Farmers will have a role in industrial land development Theme of the changes has been termed

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Delhi Government, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the Commissioner of Industries, Delhi State Industrial Development Corporation on a petition by a businessman seeking directions for an immediate handing over of an industrial plot to him at Bawana in South Delhi. Issuing the notices, Justice G.S. Sistani directed the respondents to file replies to the petition by September 6. The petitioner, Subhash Chand Jain, submitted that he ran an assembling unit of electrical goods at Shastri Nagar in North-East Delhi.

Hindupur, July 7: The minister for tourism and major industries, Ms J. Geeta Reddy, claimed that the state is progressing on industrial front in a never before manner under the leadership of the Chief Minister, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy. "I can declare that it was a golden time for the industries in the Congress regime. Already the state stood in the second place in the entire country in industrial development and in no time it would reach the top slot." The minister conducted a review meeting on the situation of industries at Toomukunta industrial estate near Hindupur of Anantapur district.

BS Reporters / New Delhi July 04, 2008, 0:11 IST The Union Cabinet today relaxed norms for setting up industrial units in the country, by doing away with a restrictive clause in the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951, which prohibits location of factories near urban settlements. The decision is unlikely to lead to setting up of factories near cities and towns, as the projects will still have to be cleared by the respective state pollution boards and the environment ministry.

Exports double, while jobs and investments show robust growth rate. In data that may lay to rest all doubts of sceptics, special economic zones (SEZs), which its supporters backed by arguing that they will boost exports, investments and employment, delivered on all these three counts during 2007-08. They are expected to improve their performance in the current fiscal.

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