Economic And Social Survey of Asia And The Pacific 2021

Economic And Social Survey of Asia And The Pacific 2021: A report ‘Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2021: Towards post-Covid-19 resilient economies’ has recently been released by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). According to the report, India is estimated to record economic growth […]

Pakistan Will Allow The Import Of Cotton And Sugar From India

Pakistan Will Allow The Import Of Cotton And Sugar From India: Pakistan will allow the import of cotton and sugar from India, partially reversing a two-year-old decision to suspend all trade with India. The decision to cancel trade was taken by the Pakistan government in August 2019, days after the Indian government amended Article 370 […]

The India-Mauritius CECPA

The India-Mauritius CECPA: The India-Mauritius CECPA will enter into force on 01 April 2021. India and Mauritius signed the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) on 22 February 2021. The CECPA is the first trade agreement signed by India with a country in Africa. The India-Mauritius CECPA provides for an institutional mechanism to encourage […]

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) 3.0

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) 3.0: In recognition of the continuing adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on certain service sectors, the Government has now extended the scope of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) through the introduction of ECLGS 3.0. ECLGS 3.0 will cover business enterprises in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Leisure […]

AIM-PRIME : NITI Aayog

AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship): Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog launched AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship), an initiative to promote and support science-based deep-tech start-ups & ventures across India. In this regard, AIM has joined hands with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to launch this […]

25-Year Strategic Cooperation Pact : China And Iran

25-Year “Strategic Cooperation Pact: China And Iran: China and Iran have signed a 25-year “strategic cooperation pact” which includes “political-economic and strategic components”. The agreement comes amid a major push from China to back Iran to deal with the continuing weight of sanctions reinstated by the US after its withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal. […]