Remarks by President Biden on Request to Congress for Additional Funding to Support Ukraine-28/04/2022

: First of all, as you know, Poland has indicated they have significant reserves of gas that they have planned for, as does — not as much, but as does Bulgaria. And we have worked with our allies, from Japan on, to say that we may divert our sale of the natural gas that we’re sending to those countries and divert it directly to Poland and Bulgaria.

India’s bilateral trade turnover with Ukraine was US$ 2.52 billion in 2019-20

Pharmaceuticals account for majority of Indian exports to Ukraine. India is the third largest exporter of pharmaceutical products to Ukraine, after Germany and France, in value terms. A number of Indian companies like Ranbaxy, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Sun Group etc. have their representative offices in Ukraine. Representatives of major pharmaceutical companies have set up an Indian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (IPMA) in Ukraine.

Press Call on Russia Sanctions by USA Administrative Officer-22/02/2022

Yogether with our Allies, we’ve also cut off the Russian government, the Russian Central Bank, and its sovereign wealth funds from U.S. financing.  Europe has taken a very similar measure.  That means the Kremlin can no longer raise money from the U.S. and Europe, and its new debt can no longer trade in U.S. or European markets.

MUNICH SECURITY REPORT 2022

The 58th Munich Security Conference (MSC) was held from February 18 to 20, 2022, at its usual venue in Munich, the Hotel Bayerischer Hof. Participants in the forthcoming 58th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) will discuss the findings of a 180-page report titled "Turning the Tide - Unlearning Helplessness," which warns of a mounting feeling of "helplessness" in many societies of the world in the face of a growing number of crises and conflicts

NITI Aayog, RMI, and RMI India released ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India-2022’ Report- Pushed for Electric Vehicle finance

NITI Aayog, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and RMI India today released a report, titled ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India’, which outlines the importance of priority-sector recognition for retail lending in the electric mobility ecosystem. The report provides considerations and recommendations to inform the inclusion of EVs in the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) priority-sector lending (PSL) guidelines.

Addressed of Chinese President Xi Jinping in World Economic Forum (2022) virtual session

Economic globalization is the trend of the times. Though countercurrents are sure to exist in a river, none could stop it from flowing to the sea. Driving forces bolster the river's momentum, and resistance may yet enhance its flow. Despite the countercurrents and dangerous shoals along the way, economic globalization has never and will not veer off course. Countries around the world should uphold true multilateralism.

Funds Released to Various Wakf Institutions for digitization of Waqf records and GIS Mapping of Waqf properties by Govt of India

This Ministry is implementing two schemes namely i) Qaumi Waqf Board Taraqqiati Scheme (QWBTS) and ii) Shahari Waqf Sampatti Vikas Yojana (SWSVY) through Central Waqf Council (CWC). Under QWBTS, financial assistance is released to State Waqf Boards (SWBs) towards computerization and digitization of Waqf records and GIS Mapping of Waqf properties. Under the scheme the Ministry also supports the SWBs for deployment of manpower viz. Assistant Programmer, Survey Assistant, Accountant and Legal Assistant, setting up of Video Conferencing Facility, maintenance of Centralized Computing Facility (CCF) & Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solution for better administration of SWBs.