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Past News and Policy

 
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Standards/TBT/IPR:

  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) celebrated World Standards Day. Read More
  • Prime Minister calls for stable global supply chain and cyber security standards. Read More
Policy
  • Bureau of Indian Standards to chalk out a plan for the next 25 years. Read More/Download

  • •Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has submitted following TBT Notifications to World Trade Organization:

  • G/TBT/N/IND/228: Food ProductsRead More/Download

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    Smart Cities:

    • India completes 228 projects under Public Private Partnership worth INR 22,000 crore (€2.6 billion) under Smart City Mission. Read More
    Policy
    • Smart Cities Mission launches ‘Smart Cities & Academia Towards Action & Research (SAAR)’ program. Read more

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    Automotive:

    • NITI Aayog plans to set up Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infra at railway stations. Read more
    • State-run Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) plans to install at least 900 more EV charging stations in the country in 2022. Read more
    Policy
    • Ministry of Power (MoP) issued revised guidelines and standards for Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Read more
    • Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) have issued a draft notification which mandates vehicles of category M1, manufactured after 1st October 2022 to be fitted with two side/side torso air bags and two side curtain/tube air bags. Read more

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    Electrical Equipment including Consumer Electronics:

    • India has installed more than 49.3GW of solar. Read More
    • Electronic goods export up by 49% on-year in April-Dec 2021. Read More
    • Indian Second-Hand Smartphone Market to Reach $4.6 Billion in 2025.Read More
    Policy

      •Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have released following notifications:

    • Approved Models and Manufacturers of Solar Photovoltaic Modules (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2019: Amendment – reg. Read More
    • Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for conducting evaluation of Phase –II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme. Read More

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    ICT:

    • Telcos ask regulator – TRAI to slash mid-band 5G spectrum price by up to 95%. Read More
    • India readying to dominate the NB-IoT world. Read More
    • Telecom user base grows to 1,191 million at the end of Nov 2021.Read More
    • India 5G infrastructure plan calls for 800K new towers by 2024. Read More
    • Telcos, stakeholders agree on 5Gi, 5G merger. Read More
    Policy

      • Telecom Engineering Centre (TEC) have invited public comments for the adoption of TSDSI transposed 3GPP Release 16 standards as national standards. Read More
      • Ministry of Communications (Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing) have issued notification G.S.R. 853(E)- Use of Low Power Equipment in frequency range: 865-868 MHz.Read More
      • Telecom Department (DoT) amends telecom licences to enable machine-to-machine communications. Read More
      • DoT amends Mobile Number Portability (MNP) license agreement for FDI in Telecom.Read More

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      Make in India:

      • India can produce $300 billion worth of electronics by 2025-26. Read More
      Policy
      • Government takes Series of Measures to Incentivize the Manufacturing Sector. Read more
      Policy
      • Govt expect that the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme will boost India’s production by $520B in 5 years. Read more

      Energy Efficiency & Environment:
    • India’s COP26 commitments to help with new green technologies: ICRA.Read More
    • Policy

      • Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) have issued draft notification for seeking public comments on “Regulation on Extended Producer Responsibility for Waste Tyres”. Read more

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      R&D and Innovation:

      • IIT Kanpur Sets Record With 107 Patents Filed In 2021. Read more
      Policy
      • Department of Biotechnology (DBT) launched Good Clinical Practice Professional Certification Scheme (GCPPCS) to certify GCP professionals and training institutions based on international best practices such as ISO 17024 for personnel certification. Read more
      • MeitY Start-up Hub partners with India Accelerator for supporting tech-based start-ups . Read more

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      EU-INDIA/Trade-FTA/Investments:

      • India and the United Kingdom concluded the first round of discussion for the ambitious Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Read More
      Policy
      • Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Institute of Space science and Technology (IIST) and The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands for research collaboration. Read more

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      Ease of Doing Business:

      • Indian EV industry records INR 25045 crore (€3 billion) investments in last seven months. Read more

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      Reports & Publications:

        • India’s share of global merchandise exports at an all-time high: Report. Read more/Download
      Policy
        • Vehicle scrappage policy can provide positive push to new automotive circular economy: EY Report. Read more
        • Broadband India Forum (BIF) released report on “Role & Importance of next generation Wi-Fi technologies in acceleration of digital transformation”. Read more

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      Any Other Important Update:

      • Government has notified extension of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020 till March 31, 2022.Read more
      Policy
        • Indian Railways issued draft National Rail Plan.Read more
        • Ministry of Civil Aviation have released draft National Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management Policy.Read more
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    Past News and Policy

     
    Rss-logo

    Standards/TBT/IPR:

    • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) celebrated World Standards Day. Read More
    • Prime Minister calls for stable global supply chain and cyber security standards. Read More
    Policy
  • Bureau of Indian Standards to chalk out a plan for the next 25 years. Read More/Download

  • •Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has submitted following TBT Notifications to World Trade Organization:

  • G/TBT/N/IND/228: Food ProductsRead More/Download

  • Rss-logo

    Smart Cities:

    • India completes 228 projects under Public Private Partnership worth INR 22,000 crore (€2.6 billion) under Smart City Mission. Read More
    Policy
    • Smart Cities Mission launches ‘Smart Cities & Academia Towards Action & Research (SAAR)’ program. Read more

    Rss-logo

    Automotive:

    • NITI Aayog plans to set up Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infra at railway stations. Read more
    • State-run Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) plans to install at least 900 more EV charging stations in the country in 2022. Read more
    Policy
    • Ministry of Power (MoP) issued revised guidelines and standards for Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Read more
    • Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) have issued a draft notification which mandates vehicles of category M1, manufactured after 1st October 2022 to be fitted with two side/side torso air bags and two side curtain/tube air bags. Read more

    Rss-logo

    Electrical Equipment including Consumer Electronics:

    • India has installed more than 49.3GW of solar. Read More
    • Electronic goods export up by 49% on-year in April-Dec 2021. Read More
    • Indian Second-Hand Smartphone Market to Reach $4.6 Billion in 2025.Read More
    Policy

      •Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have released following notifications:

    • Approved Models and Manufacturers of Solar Photovoltaic Modules (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2019: Amendment – reg. Read More
    • Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for conducting evaluation of Phase –II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme. Read More

    Rss-logo

    ICT:

    • Telcos ask regulator – TRAI to slash mid-band 5G spectrum price by up to 95%. Read More
    • India readying to dominate the NB-IoT world. Read More
    • Telecom user base grows to 1,191 million at the end of Nov 2021.Read More
    • India 5G infrastructure plan calls for 800K new towers by 2024. Read More
    • Telcos, stakeholders agree on 5Gi, 5G merger. Read More
    Policy

      • Telecom Engineering Centre (TEC) have invited public comments for the adoption of TSDSI transposed 3GPP Release 16 standards as national standards. Read More
      • Ministry of Communications (Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing) have issued notification G.S.R. 853(E)- Use of Low Power Equipment in frequency range: 865-868 MHz.Read More
      • Telecom Department (DoT) amends telecom licences to enable machine-to-machine communications. Read More
      • DoT amends Mobile Number Portability (MNP) license agreement for FDI in Telecom.Read More

      Rss-logo

      Make in India:

      • India can produce $300 billion worth of electronics by 2025-26. Read More
      Policy
      • Government takes Series of Measures to Incentivize the Manufacturing Sector. Read more
      Policy
      • Govt expect that the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme will boost India’s production by $520B in 5 years. Read more

      Energy Efficiency & Environment:
    • India’s COP26 commitments to help with new green technologies: ICRA.Read More
    • Policy

      • Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) have issued draft notification for seeking public comments on “Regulation on Extended Producer Responsibility for Waste Tyres”. Read more

      Rss-logo

      R&D and Innovation:

      • IIT Kanpur Sets Record With 107 Patents Filed In 2021. Read more
      Policy
      • Department of Biotechnology (DBT) launched Good Clinical Practice Professional Certification Scheme (GCPPCS) to certify GCP professionals and training institutions based on international best practices such as ISO 17024 for personnel certification. Read more
      • MeitY Start-up Hub partners with India Accelerator for supporting tech-based start-ups . Read more

      Rss-logo

      EU-INDIA/Trade-FTA/Investments:

      • India and the United Kingdom concluded the first round of discussion for the ambitious Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Read More
      Policy
      • Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Institute of Space science and Technology (IIST) and The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands for research collaboration. Read more

      Rss-logo

      Ease of Doing Business:

      • Indian EV industry records INR 25045 crore (€3 billion) investments in last seven months. Read more

      Rss-logo

      Reports & Publications:

        • India’s share of global merchandise exports at an all-time high: Report. Read more/Download
      Policy
        • Vehicle scrappage policy can provide positive push to new automotive circular economy: EY Report. Read more
        • Broadband India Forum (BIF) released report on “Role & Importance of next generation Wi-Fi technologies in acceleration of digital transformation”. Read more

      Rss-logo

      Any Other Important Update:

      • Government has notified extension of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020 till March 31, 2022.Read more
      Policy
        • Indian Railways issued draft National Rail Plan.Read more
        • Ministry of Civil Aviation have released draft National Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management Policy.Read more
        •