Mr. S.K.Goel likely to succeed Mr. Dutt Majumdar as Chairman of CBEC, who retires on 31.10.2011.
Mr. Nandan Nilekani to head the Special Purpose Vehicle for implementing IT infrastructure needed for roll out GST.
Justice Markandey Katju, retired judge of the Supreme Court of India is appointed as the Chairman of the Press Council of India.
RBI deregulates savings bank deposit interest rate with immediate effect.
Government to formulate new policy for Senior citizens.
Textile Ministry to design restructuring programme for the bleeding Textile Industry.
New Telecom Policy envisions broadband - on - demand.
FIEO hails National Manufacturing Policy.
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has been appointed as the external auditor of two major UN organizations - the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.
CBDT issues Draft Tax Accounting Standard for construction Contracts and Government Grants... Click here for Copy of Draft.
# Annual Supplement to Foreign Trade Policy released.
# Digital signatures enabled in DGFT.
# 'Niryat Bandhu' - A scheme for International Business Mentoring introduced.
# Online Exchange of DFIA between DGFT and Customs introduced.
# Additional Duty Credit Scrips @ 1 percent alloed for export of products to notified countries made with effect from 01.04.2011 and to Focus Products made with effect from 01.10.2011 till 31.03.2012... Click here for copy of the Notification.
# Clubbing of Advance Autorisations permitted... Click here for copy of the Public Notice.
# Firozabad, Bhubaneswar and Agarthala are added as the new towns of Export Excellence and new products are added to the list of items for Focus Product Scheme... Click here for copy of the Public Notice.
# Foreign Development and Regulation Act, 1992 amended to include services and technology transfer under ‘import’ and ‘export’... Click here for copy of amendment.