India has reportedly signed 11 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) worth $9.5 million with the Afghan Government. The MoUs singed were for infrastructure and public services such as health clinics and government-related projects.
Fourteen Coastal Economic Zones have been identified along the coastline of the country under the National Perspective Plan (NPP) of the Sagarmala Programme, informed Minister of State for Shipping and Finance Pon Radhakrishnan in a written reply to Lok Sabha.
As per reports, the Minister for Labour and Employment, Bandaru Dattatreya, conveyed in a written Lok Sabha reply that nearly Rs 26,001.23 crore cess is lying idle with the state governments and Union Territories.
The recent Cabinet reshuffle and the appointment of Narendra Singh Tomar to lead the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is seen as a welcome move by industry veterans. Real estate industry body Naredco has hailed the appointed of Tomar to lead the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.