"GST will make India a formal, easier & simpler, a more revenue generating economy & 1 tax, 1 country economy. Will give a push 2 #MakeinIndia," Kant said in tweet.
Currently, foreign investment is allowed in areas such as printing of newspapers and publishing of scientific magazines with certain conditions and FDI caps.
Bad loans of state-run banks grew more than Rs 1 lakh crore in the first nine months of this financial year to Rs 6 lakh crore by December 31, 2016.
"We reaffirm our commitment to a strong, quota based and adequately resourced IMF. Borrowed resources by the IMF should be on a temporary basis," stated Goa Declaration on 8th BRICS Summit
Das wrote on the microblogging site that the rate cut will “contribute to growth” and that it will “facilitate the move towards a low cost economy”.
Sinha clarified that the Department of Telecommunications hadn’t washed its hands off the dispute over interconnect points by directing the telcos to approach the regulator.
The chamber suggested that provisions which may lead to unwarranted disputes in future may be given a re-look before finalising the law.
The incentives will be broadly on the lines of recently announced package for the textiles sector. Leather is a focus area under the 'Make in India' initiative.
The distribution of short-term agriculture loans for Kharif season was started from this April 1, while the target is to disburse nearly Rs 2,800 crore.
The process is likely to start with the annual ‘India’ compendium followed by another 150 books. It also plans to start selling digital versions at a 25% discount.
Modi has invited members of his entire Council of Ministers for a dinner meeting tomorrow, an occasion he could utilise to review the work done by various ministries and departments.
A government-appointed high level panel recently submitted recommendations on CSR norms to the Corporate Affairs Ministry, which is implementing the Act.
A high level committee has recommended leniency for companies not complying with Corporate Social Responsibility provisions of Companies Act 2013.
Central govt expects to collate the data on corporates' CSR spending activities under the new companies law by end of this year.
The Corporate Affairs Ministry said the "committee has been granted extension of another one month with the approval of the Union Minister".
Suresh Prabhu said that if the management of India Inc and commitment of social activists were pooled, it could truly transform the social sector of the country.
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