Index of Eight Core Industries of India

Final growth rate of Index of Eight Core Industries for May’2020 is revised to (-) 21.4 %. The Eight Core Industries comprise 40.27 per cent of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). Details of yearly/monthly index and growth rate is provided at Annexure.

India’s First RRTS Train Unveiled-speed 180 k/h

The state-of-the-art RRTS rolling stock will be first of its kind in India with a design speed of 180 kmph. With radiating stainless steel outer body, these aerodynamic RRTS trains will be lightweight and fully air-conditioned. Each car will have six automatic plug-in type wide doors, three on each side (Business Class will have four such doors, two on each side) for ease of access and exit.


The proposed legislation intends to amalgamate, simplify and rationalise the relevant provisions of the following three central labour enactments relating to industrial relations, namely:—
(a) the Trade Unions Act, 1926;
(b) the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946; and
(c) the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.

No centralized monitoring system for cold storage facilities for farmers and traders

Cold store

The information regarding capacity utilization, real time data regarding availability, cost etc on cold storage facilities for farmers and traders etc. is not centrally maintained by the Ministry. There is no real-time monitoring System. Government is implementing following schemes under which financial assistance is provided for setting up of cold storages throughout the country to bridge the gap between availability and required cold storage capacity

Govt of India is implementing Venture Capital Fund for Powerloom and Allied Products and Services

The Government of India is implementing the Venture Capital Fund for Powerloom and Allied Products and Services (TEX-Fund), as a component under PowerTex India scheme w.e.f. 01.04.2017. The TEX Fund has a minimum corpus of Rs.35 crores with Government of India’s contribution of Rs.24.50 crores and the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has a minimum contribution of Rs.10.50 crores.

Industries in India

Law Library Industry classification categorizes companies into industrial groupings based on similar production processes, products, or nature of the business. Agrochemicals Airlines Aluminium Auto Parts & Equipment Auto Tyres & Rubber Products […]

Sectors [Business]

Classical theorists would suggest economic activities in three sectors: Primary: involves the retrieval and roduction of raw materials, such as food grains, coal, oil, and iron. Secondary: involves the transformation of raw […]