Digitisation of land records and online processes have reduced the time taken for notification for land acquisition to only “two” days against earlier norm of nearly 3-4 months.
Since the launch of BhoomiRashi system in April, which has digitised procedures for land procurement, the highways ministry has issued notifications for acquiring more than 26,000 hectares till January as compared to barely 10,000 during the entire 2017-18.
Against the usual trend of NHAI and the ministry issuing 1,000 notifications annually for land acquisition, in 10 months more than 2,500 notifications were issued because of the online system.
Public Goods is part of a new breed of online shopping startup.
It also fits the mould of recent online shopping startups like Brandless, which launched a shop that offers natural, organic, and sustainable own-label goods that are priced in $US3 increments.
Public Goods does deliver on offering a slate of natural, organic, and sustainable essentials at low price points, making it easy to purchase for people who can’t get those things at a local grocery store.
Oil prices have risen some 25% since the beginning of the year thanks, in large part, to production cuts by OPEC and its allies, no doubt buoying the sentiments of ministers ahead of Monday’s monitoring committee meeting in Azerbaijan.
Venezuela pumped 1.10 million b/d in February.
Iraq pumped 4.63 million b/d in February, compared with its quota of 4.51 million b/d, while Nigeria produced 1.74 million b/d in the month, above its quota of 1.69 million b/d.
You don’t usually associate the oil industry with humor, but a few days at the CERAWeek by IHS Markit forum in Houston will change your mind.
With a nationwide blackout that paralyzed the country for one week, demonstrating the unreliability of the country’s electricity network, new questions are being raised about Venezuela’s ability to continue to produce and export oil.
The IEA left unchanged its forecast for non-OPEC supply increasing to 64.4 mbd this year from a revised 62.7 mbd in 2018, a gain of 1.7 mbd.