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E-waste Management rules 2022

E-waste Management rules 2022: The government has notified E-waste (management) rules 2022, which will come into force from 1 April next year and apply to every manufacturer, producer , dismantler and recycler of e-waste Key provisions of the Rules: Restricted the use of hazardous substances (such as lead, mercury, and cadmium) in manufacturing electrical and […]

2nd BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministers Meeting

2nd BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministers Meeting: India hosted the Second Agriculture Ministerial-level meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). Highlights of the Meeting: India urged the member countries to cooperate in developing a comprehensive regional strategy to strengthen cooperation for the transformation of agriculture. It also urged the member […]

India Agribusiness Awards 2022

India Agribusiness Awards 2022:   National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), was one of the organizations to be awarded the “India Agribusiness Awards 2022” for the best Agribusiness Award under the Fisheries Sector. National Fisheries Development Board(NFDB): The National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) was established in 2006. It is an autonomous organization under the administrative control […]

11th Session Of The India-Belarus Inter-Governmental Commission

11th Session Of The India-Belarus Inter-Governmental Commission: The 11th Session of the India-Belarus Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation was held. Highlights of the Session: The Intergovernmental Commission reviewed the results of bilateral cooperation that took place after the tenth session of the Commission in 2020. While expressing satisfaction at the […]

Report On Municipal Finances : RBI

Report On Municipal Finances : RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the Report on Municipal Finances, compiling and analyzing budgetary data for 201 Municipal Corporations (MCs) across all States. The RBI Report explores ‘Alternative Sources of Financing for Municipal Corporations’ as its theme. Findings: There have been several lacunae in the working […]

Global Offshore Wind Alliance

Global Offshore Wind Alliance: Nine countries including Britain, Germany, the United States and Japan joined an international alliance recently at the UN COP27 climate summit, to encourage the development of offshore wind power. The Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA), established to “remove barriers” to the energy. It was set up by the International Renewable Energy […]

Central Counterparty Clearing house (CCP)

Central Counterparty Clearing house (CCP): The European Union’s financial markets regulator European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said it will withdraw recognition of six Indian clearing bodies or central counterparties (CCPs). These six CCPs are Clearing Corporation of India (CCIL), Indian Clearing Corporation Ltd (ICCL), NSE Clearing Ltd (NSCCL), Multi Commodity Exchange Clearing (MCXCCL), India […]

Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares

Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares: Insurance regulator IRDAI has rejected Fairfax proposal to convert the company’s holdings in compulsory convertible preferred shares (CCPS) issued by Go Digit Infoworks into equity shares. CCPS, or Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares, are a key element of startup financing. It gives the assurance of a fixed rate of return plus the […]