The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 is an Act of Indian Parliament that regulates land acquisition and lays down rules for granting compensation,
India's central bank, Reserve Bank of India has received $22.7 billion till date under its special concessional window to encourage banks to bring in dollars through non-resident Indian deposits and overseas borrowings. Through this window, the RBI wants banks to bring in safe money to fund the IndiaÂ’s current account deficit.
In the first half of current financial year,
cargo handled at IndiaÂ’s 12 major ports rose by 2.3 per cent, due to a whopping 44 per cent jump in power-grade coal imports. The government-owned ports handled 277 million tonne (mt) of cargo against 270 mt during the same period last fiscal.
RBI Governor, Raghuram G Rajan has said that the current account deficit (CAD), which was going to take the country to crisis, is likely to be under control for the time being. He added that there has definitely been a positive change in the sentiment. He was addressing the Indian Institute of Management Raipur (IIM-R).
Expecting a rise in iron ore exports, which would help to lower the current account deficit, the Union government hopes to get relief on iron ore mining in Goa by November. Union Minister for Mines Dinsha Patel hoped that the legal and environmental issues in Goa's iron ore mining will be resolved by October-end or November first week.
To reduce pressure on the current account deficit (CAD), the Union government has asked the State-owned power firms to utilise foreign debts to fund their foreign acquisitions completely. Instead of using their own cash reserves, the State power fims should utilise foreign debts or domestic loans to acquire foreign firms, so that they don't deplete India's foreign exchange reserves and put more pressure on the current account deficit.
To lessen pressure on the country's current account deficit (CAD) the government-owned oil companies have been asked by the Union government to fund their foreign acquisitions entirely with foreign debts instead of using their own cash reserves or taking domestic loans.
The government said that by doing so the companies don't spend India's foreign exchange reserves and put more pressure on the current account deficit.
The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked the Union Oil Minister Marpadi Veerappa Moily to save $25 billion on oil imports in the current fiscal year, so that it can help the country narrow its current account deficit (CAD).Moily said and added that oil is one of the components which is responsible for CAD.
To reduce the current account deficit (CAD), the Union Oil Ministry has worked out a plan, which can save $22 billion in the oil import bill from Iran, said the Union Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily. The Minister said that import of oil is one of the components responsible for CAD. The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told the Ministry to save $25 billion in the import bill. And accordingly, the Ministry has prepared a plan to save $22 billion in import bill, Moily said.
The Union Oil Minister Marpadi Veerappa Moily on August 27 said that to reduce the current account deficit (CAD), the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought $25 billion cut in oil import bill. India is renewing imports of the fuel from Iran as unlike imports from other countries. It pays the Persian Gulf nation in rupees. India paid about $170 billion last fiscal for importing oil.