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FICCI suggests resuming operations of downstream industries to minimise COVID-19 impact on cement sector
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FICCI suggests resuming operations of downstream industries to minimise COVID-19 impact on cement sector

Industry body FICCI on Tuesday suggested the government to resume operations of downstream industries like real estate and construction of roads and highways to minimise the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the cement sector

Narendra Modi holds series of meetings to boost economy, attract foreign investment during coronavirus crisis
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Narendra Modi holds series of meetings to boost economy, attract foreign investment during coronavirus crisis

Narendra Modi reviewed the state of investments, the defence and aerospace sector and the mine and mineral sector.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cement demand to fall sharply this fiscal, says Crisil; could hit slowing realty sector further
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Cement demand to fall sharply this fiscal, says Crisil; could hit slowing realty sector further

The cement demand in India would contract by an unprecedented 20-25 percent this fiscal if the country is unable to contain the pandemic by May

FDI inflow dips 1.4% to $10.67 bn in October-December period; services, telecommunications sectors attract maximum inflows
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FDI inflow dips 1.4% to $10.67 bn in October-December period; services, telecommunications sectors attract maximum inflows

Singapore continued to be the largest source of FDI in India during April-December period of the current financial year with $11.65 billion investments.

Budget 2020: Govt launches Rs 103 lakh cr infrastructure projects under NIP; logistic policy to come soon: Nirmala Sitharaman
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Budget 2020: Govt launches Rs 103 lakh cr infrastructure projects under NIP; logistic policy to come soon: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister said Rs 103 lakh crore projects, under the NIP, was launched in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of Rs 100 lakh crore infrastructure investment in five years.

Budget 2020: Govt proposes Rs 22,000-cr outlay for power, renewable energy sector in FY21; consumers can choose service provider soon
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Budget 2020: Govt proposes Rs 22,000-cr outlay for power, renewable energy sector in FY21; consumers can choose service provider soon

Last month, the power ministry asked states to reduce power tariff of consumers having smart metres.

Economic Survey 2020: India needs to spend $1.4 trillion on infrastructure during FY2020-2025 to reach $5 trillion economy
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Economic Survey 2020: India needs to spend $1.4 trillion on infrastructure during FY2020-2025 to reach $5 trillion economy

To spur economic growth and achieve $5 trillion economy, India needs to spend about $1.4 trillion on the infrastructure sector during FY2020-2025, the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament said on Friday

Budget 2020: Expect Nirmala Sitharaman to continue with govt's focus on infrastructure development; will boost job opportunities
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Budget 2020: Expect Nirmala Sitharaman to continue with govt's focus on infrastructure development; will boost job opportunities

While commercial housing is on an upswing, rental housing is a very important aspect that should have renewed focus and policy measures to boost residential real estate in the Budget

Budget 2020: Domestic telecom gear makers seek Rs 10,000 cr credit facility, purchase preference
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Budget 2020: Domestic telecom gear makers seek Rs 10,000 cr credit facility, purchase preference

Domestic telecom gear makers seek a Rs 10,000 crore line of credit facility from the government in the upcoming budget to bring them at par with foreign competitors, according to a wishlist submitted by the telecom committee at PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Budget 2020: Access to uninterrupted and affordable electricity will be key to achieve India’s $5 trillion economy goal
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Budget 2020: Access to uninterrupted and affordable electricity will be key to achieve India’s $5 trillion economy goal

India will not be able to achieve a self-sustaining energy future without disruption in its energy distribution model

Budget 2020: Govt must take bold steps to bring private participation into infrastructure building to spur demand
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Budget 2020: Govt must take bold steps to bring private participation into infrastructure building to spur demand

One of the largest sources of demand for manufacturing products is the government’s investment in infrastructure and building assets

Budget 2020: Govt may consider unveiling national logistics policy; likely to set up a single-window marketplace
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Budget 2020: Govt may consider unveiling national logistics policy; likely to set up a single-window marketplace

High logistics cost impacts the competitiveness of domestic goods in international markets.

Budget 2020: Govt should revisit spectrum charges, other levies; offer amnesty schemes to telecom firms to enable 5G launch
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Budget 2020: Govt should revisit spectrum charges, other levies; offer amnesty schemes to telecom firms to enable 5G launch

Some incumbent players have begun reconsidering their future investment plans for 5G and national broadband, which are slated to form the fulcrum of the government’s ambitious Digital Communications Policy.

Budget 2020: Expect Bharatmala, highways programme allocation to rise to Rs 1.01 lakh cr, says ICRA
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Budget 2020: Expect Bharatmala, highways programme allocation to rise to Rs 1.01 lakh cr, says ICRA

The road network itself is undergoing significant changes with some of the economic corridors under Bharatmala competing with few existing stretches,

Budget 2020: Highways sector allocation may increase by around Rs 10,000 cr for next fiscal
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Budget 2020: Highways sector allocation may increase by around Rs 10,000 cr for next fiscal

India has an ambitious highways building programme and under Bharatmala, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry

Union Budget 2020-21: Corporate India pitches for job creation, higher infra spending, policies for agricultural sector
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Union Budget 2020-21: Corporate India pitches for job creation, higher infra spending, policies for agricultural sector

Corporate leaders on Monday sought initiatives to support job creation besides enhanced spending on infrastructure and policies for the agricultural sector as part of their Budget wishlist

Budget 2020: If government is serious about growth revival, it shouldn’t be too focused on fiscal deficit target
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Budget 2020: If government is serious about growth revival, it shouldn’t be too focused on fiscal deficit target

The economic growth is dragged by a poor show in the manufacturing sector, lower revenue collections hampering the ability of the government to ramp up spending and the absence of consumer demand in Asia’s third-largest economy.

Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 105 lakh cr infrastructure projects; to reach $5 tn target in next 5 years
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Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 105 lakh cr infrastructure projects; to reach $5 tn target in next 5 years

Infrastructure has been a focus in the last six years; total of Rs. 51 lakh crore (5%-6% of GDP) has been spent on infra in the last six years, we are now committing 100 lakh crore rupees for the next five years

Union Budget 2020-21: Infra firms pitch for captive renewable energy policy, exemption from cross subsidy charges
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Union Budget 2020-21: Infra firms pitch for captive renewable energy policy, exemption from cross subsidy charges

Infrastructure sector on Friday urged the government to bring captive renewable policy and exempt from cross-subsidy and transmission charges to make renewable energy more viable for those willing to set up clean energy plants beyond factory boundaries