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Standards/TBT/IPR:

  • India logs five-fold increase in patents granted in seven years. Read More
Policy
  • 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/Download
  • Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral cooperation between the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India (DPIIT). Read More/Download

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Smart Cities:

  • Smart City Mission – development till now. Read More
Policy
  • Surat, Udaipur, Bhopal, Indore Among Seven Cities Set to be declared India’s First Set Of ‘Smart Cities’ By 2022 End. Read more

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Automotive:

  • Auto ancillary sector revenues to grow by 8-10% in FY23: ICRA. Read more
  • NITI Aayog and TIFAC (Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council) launched Report on Future Penetration of Electric Two-Wheelers in the Indian Market. Read more
Policy

    • Ministry of Railways notifications:


  • 2020/RS(G)/779/12: Procurement of signalling items -timely execution of signalling projects.
  • 2021/RS(G)/779/21: Issue of developmental tenders.21`235 bn

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Electrical Equipment including Consumer Electronics:

  • India adds 3GW solar capacity in Q1 2022; installed capacity now 52 GW. Read More
Policy

    Ministry of Power Notifications:


  • Amendment to Mega Power Policy 2009 for period extension and bids for firm power. Read More
  • Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued Information related to Decentralized Solar Schemes implemented by MNRE. Read More
  • Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Amendment Rules, 2022 covering 24×7 power etc. Read More
  • Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) notifications:


  • Information related to Decentralized Solar Schemes implemented by MNRE. Read More
  • Revised list of Wind Models and Manufactures. Read More
  • Central Electricity Authority (CEA) notifications:


  • Draft Central Electricity Authority (Measures relating to Safety and Electric Supply) Regulations, 2022- for inviting public/stakeholders’ comments by 28th July, 2022. Read More

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ICT:

  • Government likely to bring changes in Data Protection Bill.Read More
  • 5G deployment to begin in August-September, roll-out to commence in 20-25 cities.Read More
  • Department of Telecommunications (DoT) allows provisional allotment of backhaul spectrum for 5G. Read More
  • DoT releases ownership details of the applicants for participation in the 2022 spectrum auction. Read More
  • Telecom department bans use of non-trusted telecom gear for network expansion also. Read More
  • Adani group to participate in 5G spectrum auction, to foray into telecom sector. Read More
  • Government must review private network guidelines: Broadband India Forum. Read More
  • Experts call for defining non-personal data before making laws on it. Read More
  • C-DOT signs agreement with Galore Networks for collaborative development of end-to-end 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) products & solutions. Read More
  • DoT to auction spectrum in E & V bands. Read More
Policy
  • Telecom Department (DoT) issues Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for Auction of Spectrum for IMT/5G Telecom Services. Read More
  • Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) is seeking suggestions on the Draft National Data Governance Framework Policy which aims to enhance access, quality, and use of data, in line with the current and emerging technology needs. Read More
  • MEITY has sought public comments on the proposed draft for amendment in Part-I and Part-II of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021). Read More
  • Satcom Industry Association (SIA) urges government to align radio waves allocation policy with Europe. Read More
  • DoT’s committee on licencing reforms is expected to submit its report by month end. Read More
  • DoT raises telecom Performance Linked Incentive (PLI) incentive by 1%, adds more equipment and extends scheme by one year. Read More
  • Telecom Regulatory (TRAI) issued Consultation Paper on Spectrum Requirements of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) for Train Control System for RRTS Corridors. Read More

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Make in India:

  • India’s manufacturing exports may touch $1 trillion by FY28: Bain. Read More
  • Toy imports are down 70% but exports are up 61% as a result of Make-in-India. Read More
  • Government urges states to tap opportunities in Electronics Manufacturing Read More
  • Industry 4.0: India guiding world towards fourth industrial revolution: Prime minister of India.Read More

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Services:


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Energy Efficiency & Environment including circular economy:

  • Indian industries to accelerate energy efficiency investments within next 5 years to achieve net-zero targets – ABB survey.Read More
Policy
  • Indian PSU – NTPC Ltd, India’s largest integrated energy producer, releases Biodiversity Policy for conservation and restoration of biodiversity. Read more
  • Indian Govt. amends biofuels policy, advances ethanol blending target to 2025-26. Read more
  • The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission issued Draft Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Indian Electricity Grid Code) Regulations, 2022. Read more
  • Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change notifications:


  • Draft – Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2022 (Environmental Standards for New Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPU) units). Read more
  • Draft – E Waste Management Rules Notification for seeking public comments. Read more

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R&D and Innovation:

  • Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways proposes setting up of Innovation Bank for new ideas, research findings and technologies to focus on ‘Quality’ in infrastructure development. Read more
Policy
  • Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Ministry launched the MSME Innovative Scheme. It is a combination of three components i.e. Incubation, Design and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Read more

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EU-INDIA/Trade-FTA/Investments:

  • Leather, sports goods, textiles to gain from FTA with EU: Piyush Goyal. Read More
  • Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s remarks at the session on ‘Investing in a better Future: Climate, Energy, Health’ at G7 Summit in Germany. Read More
Policy
  • India, EU to resume Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks from June 27. Read more
  • Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Indian Council of Medical Research, India and the Oxford University, UK Read more

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Invest India

  • India’s renewable energy investments are at record levels. Read more
Policy
    • India and EU agree to launch Trade and Technology Council to push nexus of trade, trusted technology and security. Read more
    • Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC) is all set to propose a joint “Artificial Intelligence” (‘AI’) initiative on healthcare and sustainability. Read more

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Reports & Publications:

    • Rapid transition to clean energy could create 1.5 crore (15 million) jobs in India by 2025: Report. Read more/Download
Policy
    • SIM Card Replacement Guidelines to Arrive Soon: Report 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
      • Government released Draft National Medical Devices Policy 2022 to boost domestic production of medical devicesRead more
      • Ministry of Civil Aviation have released draft National Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management Policy.Read more