PM reviews preparedness for National Health Protection Scheme

Mar 06 2018

Modi reviewed the preparedness for launch of Ayushman Bharat -- the National Health Protection Scheme announced in the Union Budget.

Nobody else other than Nandan can develop IT infra for NHPS: Pai

Feb 23 2018

T V Mohandas Pai said he cannot think of anyone else in the world other than Nilekani to assist the Centre in developing IT infra for the mega NHPC in a short time.

Govt ropes in Nilekani for developing IT infra for healthcare scheme

Feb 22 2018

Nandan Nilekani will assist the government in developing IT infrastructure for the mega NHPS, which seeks to cover 10-crore families, a senior Niti Aayog official said.

India's new health insurance to cost govts $1.71bn a year: Source

Feb 02 2018

PM Narendra Modi’s plan to provide health insurance to 100 million poor families would require a funding of Rs 110 billion in federal and state funding each year.

Union Budget 2018-19: Balancing populism with economics

Feb 01 2018

The Budget is finally out and Mr Jaitley did not disappoint. The government managed to do a commendable job of balancing economic populism with prudent economics.

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To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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