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    Mumbai: WR, CR to completely manufacture AC local trains in India

    Soon, the Mumbai air-conditioned (AC) local trains will be completely made in India. The Railways under the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative will completely manufacture AC local trains within the country.

  • Lockheed to make F-16 jet wings in India

    Washington : The wings of Lockheed Martin’s F-16 fighter jets will be produced in India, the American security and aerospace giant announced on Tuesday, in a major boost to the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Maryland-based Lockheed Martin has entered into an agreement with Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) for the production of the wings.

  • Navy gets 111 choppers

    This is the first project under the MoD’s prestigious Strategic Partnership model that aims at providing significant fillip to the government’s ‘Make in India’ programme.

  • JBM group to bet on Electric Vehicles business to boost revenues, says Nishant Arya, Executive Director

    There is no doubt about the JBM group being a significant player in the auto components sector with a turnover of Rs 10,000 crore. Like most in the auto sector, the group is also interested in evolving areas like green energy and transportation through electric vehicles (EV). The EV business of the group runs under the name JBM-Solaris (a joint venture). Nishant Arya, Executive Director of the group, shares his

  • LCA Tejas introduced because of my efforts: Manohar Parrikar

    Panaji: The Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) of the Indian Air Force has been introduced because of his efforts when he was Defence Minister, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday, stating that the project was “not going anywhere” before he assumed charge of the ministry in 2014.

  • GNFC continues to surge ahead of its peers

    Of late there has been an increased interest in Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) observed in the corporate world by investors and media as well, as GNFC has made the headlines not just for its outstanding business performance but also for its earnest attempt towards significantly contributing to Honorable Prime Minister’s schemes and initiatives such as 100% Neem Coating of Urea, Digital India, Make in India and doubling the

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    Government’s ‘Make in India’ function caused damage to Mumbai beach: High Court

    Mumbai, The Bombay High Court today said the government’s ‘Make In India‘ function at Girgaon Chowpatty beach in south Mumbai in 2016, which had to be abandoned after a huge fire gutted the stage, caused “considerable destruction and damage” to the beach. It also asked the Maharashtra government to repair and restore the damaged portions of the beach within two months.

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    Indian Railways reverse auction will save Rs 20,000 crore annually

    New Delhi: To ensure substantial savings for Indian Railways, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has advocated implementation of electronic reverse auction (ERA) for all high-value procurements which will result in a 10 percent saving in costs and a total saving of up to Rs. 20,000 crores in procurement.

  • Make in India: Boeing announces partnership with HAL, Mahindra Defence

    Chennai: In the ongoing Defence Expo 2018, Boeing on April 12 announced a partnership with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) for manufacturing the F/A-18 Super Hornet in India for its armed forces and pursuing the joint development of future technologies on the lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.

  • Indian Oil refineries create new benchmarks during 2017-18

    “Indian Oil refineries recorded their finest performance across all important physical and  energy parameters and attained the highest production of major products like LPG, petrol, diesel, jet fuel (ATF), among others, during the fiscal year 2017-18, “ said B V Rama Gopal, Director (Refineries), Indian Oil. He also shared that the Indian Oil refineries at Mathura and Panipat ensured meeting the advanced timeline of supplying BS-VI fuels to Delhi from April 1,

  • Lessons India can learn from Thailand

    India began talking about Make in India since 2014. And it has been talking about India becoming the hub of innovation for several decades now.

  • F-16 jet production in India will be exclusive: Lockheed

    Washington : The plan to set up an F-16 jet production unit in India will be an “exclusive” proposition that will help the country in achieving its operational needs as well as the ‘Make in India’ initiative, according to American aerospace and defence major Lockheed Martin.

  • Indore: Budget allocation disheartens industries

    Indore: Association of Industries of Madhya Pradesh (AIMP) president Alok Dave has expressed dejection over less allocation for development of industries in state budget presented on Wednesday. AIMP is an apex body of MSME units of the state.

  • ‘Make in India’ for defence floundering, says DefMin ‘report’

    Citing an example of delay, the report said once a deal is at the Request for Proposal (RFP) stage – which is a letter inviting competing vendors – the average time taken to clear files is 120 weeks – against a target of 37 weeks laid down by the ministry in 2016.