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Seconded European Standardization Expert in India

Dinesh Sharma

Past Steering Committee

Past Steering Committee

Invest India

  • India relaxes overseas investment norms in construction sector to boost housing. Read More
  • Wind energy sector in India expected to attract Rs 20,000 crore of investments. Read More
  • India To Formulate A “Renewable Energy Act” To Attract More Capital. Read More

EU-INDIA/Trade-FTA/Investments

  • Danish company Danfoss opens Rs 500-cr manufacturing facility in Chennai. Read More
  • Norway’s $860bn Sovereign Fund to Invest More in India. Read More
  • India will be one of the biggest markets for Scania by 2020. Read More
  • Hero MotoCorp to enter European markets by end of next year. Read More
  • MoU with Spain on organ transplantation soon. Read More
  • Department of Commerce calls for creative participation for India’s participation at Hannover Messe. Read More

Manufacturing

  • Ministry of MSME and ILO sign MoU to support the Government’s Make in India programme. Read More
  • Nokia shuts handsets manufacturing unit in Chennai. Read More

R&D and Innovation

  • Rashtrapati Bhavan invites applications for second batch of Innovation Scholars In-Residence Programme. Read More
  • Pvt. Sector must be encouraged to broaden role in scientific research. Read More
  • India’s R&D spending remains low when compared to most other countries that aspire to economic leadership. Read More

Energy Efficiency & Environment

  • Barely three weeks before crucial negotiations in Lima; Indian govt. has reconstituted the Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change. Read More
  • United Nations report on climate change released telling India to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100. Read More
  • CII to develop 20 model energy conservation units. Read More
  • Ground-breaking Indian research on the viability of Pongamia Biodiesel has today been released titled “PONGAMIA BIODIESEL 2030: Projecting a Path for Permanent Progress & Prosperity, at the culmination of almost three years of work by The Advanced Biofuel Center (CJP). Read More
  • Government to Promote Alternative Fuels and Hybrid Engines. Read More
  • Indian Railways to go for Bio-Diesel in a Big Way. Read More

ICT including Services

  • Department of Electronics and IT in Ministry of Communication & IT has released a draft policy document on Internet of Things which is available for industry comments. Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) has submitted its response. Read More
  • Google eyes tie-ups with smartphone makers in India to install its Hindi keyboards on the devices. Read More
  • NIIT and IEEE enter into global alliance to enhance employability of engineers. Read More
  • Before its pan-India 4G services launch, Reliance Jio has approached the DoT for a network test conducted along with security agencies. Read More
  • Cebit India Roadshow Promotes Software Industry. Read More

Electrical Equipment including Consumer Electronics

Machinery

  • Make in India a great initiative: ThyssenKrupp Industries India (TKII). Read More
Latest News

•Indian Smart City, Ahmedabad joins C40 Cities to accelerate urban climate actions. Read More

•Ministry of Heavy Industries has installed 532 charging stations/Infrastructure under Phase-I & II of FAME India Scheme.Read more

•Renewable energy generation accounts for 25%-29% of total power amid high demand: Power minister.Read more

•Government offers use of 5G test bed free of cost for SMEs, start-ups till January 2023.Read more

•High-level panel approves 32 beneficiaries under Production Linked Incentives (PLI) scheme for large scale electronics.Read more

•French carmaker Citroën launches made-in-India C3 modelRead more

•Climate Action: India to set up two carbon capture and utilisation centres. Read more

Policy

G/TBT/N/IND/232: Draft Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, and prebiotic and prebiotic food) regulations, 2022.Read more

Indian Govt. to Ban Single Use Plastics from July 1 and BIS has issued fresh standards for plastics that would be applicable for products to be used as alternatives. Read More

Surat, Udaipur, Bhopal, Indore Among Seven Cities Set to be declared India’s First Set Of ‘Smart Cities’ By 2022 End. Read more

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued Information related to Decentralized Solar Schemes implemented by MNRE.Read more