Industry

Second Technology and Innovation Support Centre (TISC) in India

13/11/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, has signed an Institutional agreement ...

MSME Delayed Payment Portal – MSME Samadhaan

3/11/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Delayed Payment Portal – MSME Samadhaan was launched for empowering micro and small entrepreneurs across the country to directly register their cases ...

SAATHI

29/10/2017 | Geography | Industry

The Ministry of Power along with the Ministry of Textiles have launched its new initiative named Sustainable and Accelerated Adoption of efficient Tex ...

Gaon ki Ore campaign

19/9/2017 | Geography | Industry

Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL), is running a nation-wide campaign SAIL steel – Gaon ki ore which is aimed at boosting steel consumption in count ...

Mentor India Campaign

27/8/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

NITI Aayog is all set to launch the Mentor India Campaign, a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students ...

Textiles India 2017

3/7/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Indian Prime Minister has inaugurated Textiles India 2017, India’s first ever mega textiles trade fair at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This fair will showcas ...

MoU signed between Central Industrial Security Force & National Skill Development Corporation

6/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Ministry of Home Affairs and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) & National Skill Developm ...

New Definition of Start up in India

29/5/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), which is the nodal body for Start-up India, has amended the definition of a start-up. As per ...

Strategic Partnership (SP) model

28/5/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The government’s ambitious Strategic Partnership (SP) model for promoting Indian private industry participation in defence manufacturing has come into ...

Industrial, corporate and Infrastructure sectors

18/5/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) which is a volume index with base year of 2004-05 has shown a modest growth of 0.4 percent. The index compris ...

The Role Of Apparel And Leather In Low Skill Manufacturing

13/5/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

India needs to generate jobs that are formal , productive, have the potential for broader social transformations and can generate exports and growth. ...

National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017

4/5/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

National steel policy which aims to achieve steelmaking capacity of 300 million tonnes by 2030 with an additional investment of Rs 10 lakh crore has b ...

Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017

10/4/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

World economic forum has released travel and tourism competitiveness index, 2017. In this ranking, India is one of the countries that improved the mos ...

Government withdraws subsidy to mild hybrids cars

5/4/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Central Government has effectively withdrawn the subsidies that have been provided to mild hybrid diesel cars under the FAME scheme. The FAME or ‘ ...

International Diamond Conference

22/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

International Diamond Conference “Mines to Market 2017” was recently held in Mumbai. The conference on the theme of Mines to Market 2017", brings toge ...

Labour Ministry’s new rule to ensure employer hiring contract labour

17/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

In order to improve the ease of doing business in the country, the labour ministry has notified draft rule that would allow principal employer or cont ...

Core Sector growth declined

7/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The growth of eight core sectors slowed down to a five-month low of 3.4 per cent in January mainly due to contraction in output of refinery products, ...

Electronics Development Fund

16/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The EDF would put in 10% of the capital in ‘daughter funds’ and the rest would be invested by venture capitalists. Hence, a targeted investment of ?2, ...

Corporate average fuel efficiency (CAFE) norms

6/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

From 1 April, India adopts CAFE, or corporate average fuel efficiency, norms. About CAFÉ norms: CAFC regulations were proposed by the Ministry of Powe ...

Core Industries growth

2/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Eight Core Industries comprise nearly 38 % of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The combined Index of Eigh ...

National Steel Policy, 2017

23/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The new draft National Steel Policy of 2017 has been released. The proposed National Steel Policy 2017 (NSP 2017) is an effort to steer the industry t ...

Credit Guarantee Trust Fund for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE)

21/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Union Cabinet has approved package for augmentation of the Corpus of Credit Guarantee Trust Fund for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) for supp ...

Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme

6/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The commerce and industry ministry is not in favour of extending concessions to US-based iPhone maker Apple for setting up manufacturing unit in India ...

AIRIA ties up with Tripura University for imparting rubber technology programmes

2/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The All Indian Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA), the apex body of Rs 75000 crore rubber industries in India, has joined hands with Tripura Univer ...

Union Cabinet approves ordinance to pay salaries by cheques

22/12/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Union Cabinet cleared an ordinance allowing for payment of salaries by cheque or credit to employee accounts, and empowering states and the Centre ...

Government revised NE Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy

21/12/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The government has revised the North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIP), 2007. Highlights of the revised policy Government has de ...

North-East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS)

30/11/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The scheme was launched by the Union Textile Ministry. Under this intervention, each state now has one centre with three units having approximately 10 ...

Steel Research & Technology Mission of India (SRTMI)

18/11/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Ministry of Steel is planning to set up an Industry driven institutional mechanism namely Steel Research & Technology Mission of India (SRTMI), to fac ...

Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme

20/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Indian PM has launched the Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The ZED Maturity Assessment Model ha ...

Noble Prize in Economics

12/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Harvard University’s Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics for laying the ...

Union Cabinet extends subsidy to BSNL

24/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Union Cabinet approved the proposal to extend subsidy support of Rs 1,250 crore to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) from the Universal Service ...

Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) report on MSME's

20/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has released its white paper titled ‘Inspections and Regulatory Enforcements for Micro Small and Medium Enter ...

SEZs’ tax sops

13/8/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

There is lack of clarity in the proposed Goods & Services Tax (GST) regime on the continuation of tax & duty exemptions in case of SEZs(Special econom ...

The Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016

13/8/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

This Bill amends the Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923. The Act provides payment of compensation to employees and their dependants in the case of inju ...

Another chance for India’s textile industry

1/7/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

India’s textile industry has a long history of being a mainstay of the economy’s global trade linkages. It was, after all, the English East India Comp ...

Rubber sector headed for new crisis

30/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Since the third quarter of the financial year 2014-15 there is unprecedented price fall in rubber production in India (especially Kerala) owing to the ...

Draft on National Capital Goods Policy

27/5/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval for National Capital Goods Policy. This is first ever policy for Capital Goods ...

Minimum monthly wage for contract workers

9/5/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The minimum wage for contract workers has been increased to Rs 10,000 per month. This wage hike has been done based on a Supreme Court verdict. The mo ...

Core sector output accelerates to 16-month high of 6.4 %

5/5/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The combined output of eight crucial infrastructure sectors jumped to a 16-month high of 6.4 per cent in March due to a double-digit growth in refiner ...

Shipping industry: Synergy to anchor ports push

23/4/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Several investments have been proposed and Memorandum of Understandings have been inked by ministry of Shipping with the main focus on creating a stro ...

Law to increase workers’ bonus faces fresh hurdle

17/4/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Government has passed the Payments of Bonus(Amendment ) Act, 2015 which aims to doubl the statutory bonus paid to employees and made more workers elig ...

Govt. imposes anti-dumping duty on N-Butyl Alcohol

16/4/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The government has imposed an anti-dumping duty of up to $149 on imports of a chemical used in fermentation of sugar from five countries, including th ...

Special Economic Zones and Budget

5/3/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

In budget 2016-17, Government said it would not allow any deduction to units commencing manufacture or production on or after April 1, 2020, in an SEZ ...

The Curious Case Of India's Industrial Growth

26/2/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

There is still a controversy surrounding around new GDP series according to which non farmer sector grew by 9.2 %. Topic Map What is news or concern: ...

MSME Amendment Bill, 2015

23/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment) Bill, 2015 are to: Enhance the existing limit for investment in plant and ...

Government Slaps Anti-Dumping Duty On Stainless Steel

14/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Centre imposedanti-dumping duty ranging from five to 57 per cent on import of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel for five years. This duty h ...

‘e-lala’ portal

22/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry

With an aim of promoting interests of 5.77 crore small businesses, an online portal 'e-lala' was launched to promote business-to-business and ...

New Indian Accounting Standards (IndAS)

16/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry

India is changing its accounting standards from Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to Indian Accounting Standards (Ind-AS) from April 201 ...

Dr T K Viswanathan Committee on Bankruptacy Law Reforms

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee (BLRC) headed by Dr T K Viswanathan submitted its report to the Union Ministry of Finance. The Report of the BLRC ...

Dr T K Viswanathan Committee on Bankruptacy Law Reforms

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee (BLRC) headed by Dr T K Viswanathan submitted its report to the Union Ministry of Finance. The Report of the BLRC ...

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