CPCB issues Environmental Guidelines for Stone Crushing Units

Stone crushing operation releases a substantial amount of fugitive dust, which not only pollutes the environment, but also poses a health hazards to the workers and the surrounding population. This poses a challenge to maintain the ambient air quality, which is possible if environmental guidelines predetermined by the industry concerned are followed.

MNRE approves PAU Dry Fermentation Small Biogas Plant Designs

The approved Biogas Plant Designs/ Models will be considered eligible for the benefits under the MNRE’s Biogas Programme. The MNRE also has reserved the right to cancel or modify the approval at any time in the future based on feedback received from end users/ BIS/ Technical Agencies/ Implementing Agencies.

Jan Vishwas (Amendment of Provisions) Bill, 2023

The proposed legislation seeks to decriminalize a total of 183 provisions found in 42 Central Acts that are administered by 19 Ministries/Departments. The main objective is to ensure that citizens, businesses, and government departments operate without the fear of imprisonment for minor, technical, or procedural defaults.

Master Circular for Alternative Investment Funds

All applicants desirous of seeking registration as an Alternative Investment Fund (‘AIF’) are required to submit their applications only online, through the SEBI Intermediary Portal at https://siportal.sebi.gov.in.

NSE revises penalty structure for unauthorized trades

The penalty for unauthorized trades shall be determined by Investor Grievance Redressal Committee (IGRC)/Arbitration. Monetary Penalty per case shall be Rs.50,000/- or 3% of the admissible amount determined in the IGRC/Arbitration order/award, whichever is higher.