Retailers' body is "cautiously optimistic" on implementation of FDI rules for e-commerce
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under Ministry of Commerce and Industry had issued clarifications in December last year pertaining to FDI rules in the e-commerce sector. Now that the govt is tightening the rules for foreign direct investment in e-commerce sector, Retailers Association of India is "cautiously optimistic" on its effective implementation.
Lufthansa Startup Expo to take place on September 28, to have 'funding festival'
In 2018, the Expo brought together 200 mentors, 100 partners...
Angel Tax: DIPP hosts roundtable meeting
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DIPP) had called for a round-table meet...
DIPP floats draft patent rules
The department has sought views of stakeholders on the draft rules till January.
Copyright amendment rules will widen framework, bring transparency: Govt
Govt proposes to introduce amendments to change the copyright framework in the light of technological advancement in digital era.
DIPP to organise Startup Karnataka Yatra
The program involves a two day acceleration program at a suitable incubator for ideas/startups shortlisted from the bootcamps.
Govt christens DIPP as Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
The matters related to internal trade were earlier under the domain of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs.
Govt committed to protect bonafide investments into startups: DIPP
The statement comes in the wake of certain startups raising concerns regarding taxation of angel funds under Section 56 of the Income Tax Act, which provides for taxation of funds received by an entity.
DIPP wants strict compliance on procurement of local products
The tightening of compliance is to give preference to products manufactured under Make in India for public procurement to push domestic industry.
DIPP to hold round table on angel tax row on February 4
The call for talks comes in the wake of concerns triggered by the government’s announcement that tax exemption would apply to only those startups which raise less than Rs 10 crore in share capital.
We are drafting new e-commerce policy: DIPP secretary
"We are in the process of drafting the new e-commerce policy," Secretary in the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) Ramesh Abhishek told.
Industry has to compete on everything, tariff protection temporary: DIPP Secy
DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said that the Centre and the states need to work together to provide necessary support to industry to enhance their competitiveness.
Ease of doing biz: DIPP to help states in ranking districts
The department has developed a district-level reform plan that has been shared with the state and union territory governments for implementation.
Manufacturing of defence aerospace, warship items to be covered by IDRA: DIPP
In May 2017, the DIPP was allowed to process applications for grant of licence for manufacture of defence items. Earlier, the home ministry was carrying out this exercise.
DIPP develops portal for filing of IEM, IL applications
"This portal will be available for public with effect from October 16 for filing application and no applications shall be received through e-biz portal or in physical form," it added.
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