Gujarat state company GNFC goes cashless

Gujarat State owned fertilizer and chemical Company, GNFC has started selling fertilizers through cashless transactions in line with the government’s idea of a cashless economy. “So far we have installed PoS machines at various fertilizer retail centers in all 33 districts of Gujarat. 98,775 farmers have purchased 11.9 lac bags of fertilizers amounting to Rs 40.3 crore though cashless transactions in 40 days from GNFC retail outlets. “ said Rajiv Kumar Gupta, managing director, GNFC.

JK Paper exits packaging JV, sells stake to Japanese partner

NEW DELHI: JK paper today said that it has exited from its JV, Oji JK Packaging Private Ltd, by selling its share to Japan-based Oji Holdings Corporation. "The company has sold the shares held by it in Oji JK Packaging Private Ltd to Oji Holdings Corporation, Japan and has ceased to be a party to the aforesaid joint venture and the Joint Venture Agreement inter alios with Oji JK Packaging Private Limited," JK paper said in a BSE notification.

Modi government starts work on converting 106 rivers into national waterways

NEW DELHI: Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has begun the preparatory works on converting 106 rivers into National Waterways (NWs) by making them navigable. 106 rivers across the country were declared national waterways by the government in April 2016. These rivers would be used to move freight cargo. In phase I, 8 waterways are being considered for development.

Rail link plan with Bhutan, Myanmar, B'desh, Nepal: Prabhu | 300 stations to have free wifi

DARJEELING: The Centre is mulling linking neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal through the railways. This was announced here today by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu at a programme where an agreement was signed between the Indian Railways and UNESCO. "We have neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal. We have a very cordial relationship with them. We want to increase railway connectivity with these countries. We are trying to develop it," Prabhu told reporters.