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FM holds pre-budget consultation with representatives from water and sanitation sectors

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2019

Discussions were held on challenges faced in providing quality of water, sanitation, solid waste management and drainage in India Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman held her 9th Pre-Budget Consultation meeting with the leading representatives...

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Finance ministry defers safeguard duty on solar cells in view of court order

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2018

The finance ministry today said that safeguard duty will not be insisted upon on import of solar cells for the "time being" in deference to interim directions passed by the High Court of Orissa...

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SEZ solar units hit by blind spot in safeguard duty

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 9, 2018

Lack of clarity on whether the 25 per cent safeguard duty (SGD) on imported cells and modules will apply to solar manufacturing plants in special economic zones (SEZs), which account for 70 per...

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Biomass-based power producers seek interest subvention

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2013

Biomass-based power producers have knocked on the doors of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for lobbying with the Ministry of Finance for a 2 per cent interest subvention for the loans taken by them.

The Indian Biomass Power Association had approached...

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