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Economist Study: India Remains Fastest-Growing Large Economy

The Economist Intelligence Unit, the research and analysis division of The Economist Group, said that India continues to be the fastest-growing large economy, beating China. Tweeting the highlights of the research, Director of Global Forecasting at the EIU Joseph Lake said, "India remains fastest-growing large economy, beating China."

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Govt. Taking Steps to Raise India's Ease of Doing Business Ranking to Top 50

In its efforts to improve India's ease of doing business ranking, the Government is identifying 10 indicators that departments must meet and monitor. Further, the departments will hold stakeholder consultation to get their feedback on the reforms undertaken and also engage with the respondents to ensure that the reforms are felt at the ground, the Government said, at a meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Govt. launches portal for accessing various services on single platform

With the aim to provide seamless access to Government services under various ministries and entities, a services portal was launched by the Information Technology Ministry. Citizens will be able to access a variety of services, such as applying for a PAN card, scholarship, jobs, digital certificates, voter IDs, passports and visas, through a single window.

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India attains 4th position in global wind power installed capacity

46.33 GW grid-interactive power; 7,518 MW of grid-connected power; 1502 MW Wind power capacity added; Small hydro power capacity reaches 4323 MW, 92305 Solar Pumps installed, 38,000 crore Green Energy Corridor is being set up; Surya Mitraā€¯ mobile App launched , Solar Tariff as low as Rs 3/unit

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E-Tourist Program Spurs 64% Growth in Foreign Tourists to India

A total of 136,876 foreign tourists arrived in November 2016 on the e-Tourist Visa as compared to 83,501 during the same period last year, registering a growth of 64%. The U.K. continues to occupy the top slot for tourist arrivals, followed by the U.S. and Russia.

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World Bank Study pegs India's Energy Efficiency Market at $235 Billion

Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said that a World Bank study has pegged India's energy efficiency market at $235 billion. Goyal said notes that the renewed demand side management market potential is estimated to be 178 billion kWh of energy savings per year.

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