India and Turkmenistan 4th round of Foreign Office Consultations held virtually
In Arunachal Pradesh, the Parshuram Kund pilgrimage in Lohit District, held on the occasion of Makar Sankranti every year, started.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT has launched an automated dedicated e-portal on the e-filing website of the Department to receive and process complaints of tax evasion, foreign undisclosed assets as well as complaints regarding benami properties.
In order to boost the unexplored potential of bamboo sector, the Ministry of DoNER, through North East Cane & Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC) under North Eastern Council (NEC) signed a MoU with J&K Government for Bamboo Entrepreneurship and Bamboo Infrastructure Development.
The meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry was held on the subject “New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-26”. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Hardeep Singh Puri, and attended by Members of Parliament and senior officers of the Ministry. During the meeting, it was informed that the new Foreign Trade Policy-FTP will come into effect from 1st April 2021 for a period of five years.
Cabinet approves India UAE MoU for scientific and technical cooperation
All preparations for the first phase of COVID vaccination have been completed. Today, 5,63,500 doses of vaccine were received by the State. Of these, 4,43,500 doses are Covishield vaccine of Serum Institute of India, while 20,000 vaccine doses are Covaxin of Bharat Biotech.
Government has approved procurement of 83 Light Combat Aircraft, LCA, Tejas worth about Rs 48 thousand crore from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Indian Air Forces.