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Welcome to the April 13, 2018  bulletin of key policy decisions and high-impact news, presented by the Embassy of India, Washington DC.
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KEY POLICY DECISIONS
PM Modi to Meet Queen, Prime Minister in Upcoming U.K. Visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to have private meetings with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May during his visit to the U.K. for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. Modi will attend a state dinner go to a retreat in Windsor.


Make in India: Govt. Launches All-Electric High-Speed Train

The Government launched India's first all-electric superfast train, giving a boost to PM Modi's Clean India campaign. The locomotive was developed in collaboration with a French firm and built at its factory in Madhepura, a victory for the Government's Make in India priority.
 

 
Startup India: 2,711 New Startups Launched in 2017-18
 
The Government recorded 2,711 new startups launched in the 2017-18 fiscal year, a boon to the PM's Startup India program. A total of 8,625 startups were recognized in the country as of the end of March.


 
Reserve Bank Studies Launch of Own Digital Currency

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