Big News: Delhi launches Start-Up Policy 2022; Haryana introduces Aerospace and Defence Production Policy 2022; Goa notifies Agriculture Export Policy; and more.

Industrial Policy & Business Regulations

Delhi cabinet approves “Delhi Start-Up policy 2022”. The government will provide financial and procedural help to entrepreneurs. Source: Mint; In detail: CMO Twitter

Haryana approves “The Haryana Aerospace and Defence Production Policy, 2022”. The policy aims to attract over $1 billion in investments and create 25,000 jobs in next five years. Source: The Print

Goa notifies the Agriculture Export Policy (AEP). The policy aims to increase agriculture exports from Goa by developing the requisite export-oriented infrastructure. Source: Times of India; In detail: Gazette Notification

Haryana approves a new excise policy for the financial year 2022-23, allowing auction of liquor vends through e-tendering of retail zones with each zone having a maximum of 4 retail shops. Source: Mint

Haryana amends its enterprise promotion rules for implementation of reforms proposed in the Haryana Enterprises and Employment Policy (HEEP)-2020. Under the new provision, MSMEs’ application for business clearances will receive automated (deemed) approvals, if not decided upon within 15 days from application. Source: United India; In detail: Haryana Enterprise Promotion (Amendment) Act, 2021

Haryana issues policy directive to issue guidelines for formalization of illegally sub-divided plots, rationally sub-divide the originally allotted plots and incorporate such sub-division in official records. Source: Millennium Post

Infrastructure & Governance

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Climate Change

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Oil & Gas

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Water & Sanitation

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Power & Renewable Energy

Delhi removes its blanket electricity subsidy program. From 01st October, subsidized electricity will be available to only those who request for it. Source: Indian Express; In detail: CMO Twitter

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) issues draft Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) specifying targets for 2022-23 to 2029-30. Source: Mercom; In detail: Draft Regulation


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Business Negative Reforms

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Any Other

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Center – State Relations

Ministry of Power orders all thermal power plants utilizing imported coal to operate at full capacity evoking an emergency law to meet the surge in power demand. Source: Economic Times; In detail: Press Release

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) lowers ceiling price ceiling in all market segments of power exchanges to $0.15 per unit from the existing $0.25 per unit. Source: Economic Times; In detail: Order

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) amends ‘Central Motor Vehicle Rules’ allowing electronic application of trade certificates for multiple types of vehicles in a single application through the ‘Vahan’ portal. Source: Business Standard; In detail: Notification