2.85 lakh jobs created in DPIIT recognised startups: Piyush Goyal
As on November 21, 2019, SIDBI has committed Rs 3123.20 crore to 47 SEBI registered Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). These funds have raised a corpus fund of Rs 25,728 Crore. “Rs 695.94 Crore have been drawn from the Fund of Funds for start-ups. Rs 2,669.83 Crore have been invested into 279 startups,” Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said.
No decline in exports under GSP tariffs after benefits withdrawn: Piyush Goyal
In 2018, India exported goods worth of $6.3 billion (as per US...
Govt carrying out reforms to boost economy: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal said as regards reforms in the tax system, it is stated that through th...
Zomato to raise up to $600 million by next month: Deepinder Goyal
The company is making all efforts to achieve its mission, 'Better Food for Everyone', Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal said. We started 11 years ago and now present in 550 cities in India and we serve around 48 million people every month.
RCEP did not adequately address India's concerns, will review ASEAN FTA: Piyush Goyal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the call of not joining the RCEP agreement on November 4 in Bangkok, as India's concerns were not addressed in the pact.
Piyush Goyal demands reciprocal access for Indian companies abroad
Foreign cos won’t be allowed in local contracts unless India Inc gets to compete in those nations, said Goyal.
Indian Railways takes decisive step to cut electricity bill, reduce operating cost: Piyush Goyal
Union Railway Minister on Monday posted on his Twitter account: "Railways takes a decisive step to cut down on electricity bill & reduce operating cost. Securing additional power flow from Bihar & Rajasthan, Railways to save Rs 121 crores on a yearly basis."
US-based start-up expands in India, Southeast Asia and China
The US-based building intelligence solutions provider is opening office in Delhi soon, its fourth office in India. Currently, the firm has an engineering, product development and sales hub in Bengaluru, as well as sales and support services offices in Chennai and Mumbai.
India, Japan trade ministers discuss review of CEPA ahead of PMs meet
In the hour-long meeting, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal conveyed to Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama that "market access for India's goods and services with partner countries is very important but despite commitments in CEPA from Japan, market access for India's goods and services remains elusive".
Government considering e-commerce policy, no timeline fixed, says Goyal
Piyush Goyal said that a draft policy covering various areas of e-commerce has been prepared and put out in public domain for comments.
RBI decision to keep rates unchanged shocking: Ashima Goyal
Also disappointed there is no signal on OMOs. RBI seems to be waiting for Budget .
Salary, social obligations take away big funds of railways: Piyush Goyal
"After the implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations, there has been an over expenditure of Rs 22,000 crore for salaries and pension of railway employees. This has contributed to the overall operating loss," he said.
Akriti Chopra is Zomato Finance Head
The appointment of the chartered accountant comes nearly a year after its previous chief financial officer, Sameer Maheshwary, resigned from the company after having spent less than six months at the food delivery platform.
Govt raised Rs 765.37 cr from anti-dumping duty till Nov 27: Piyush Goyal
“The basic intent of anti-dumping measures is to eliminate injury caused to the domestic industry by the unfair trade practice of dumping and to create a level playing field for the domestic industry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal told Lok Sabha. In a separate reply, he said the government will use all available instruments in the national interest, as and when necessary.
No adverse impact of American chickenlegs on domestic industry, FSSAI has no info on impact on human health: Piyush Goyal
“No report of adverse effect on the domestic poultry sector including Namakal district in Tamil Nadu, due to import of chicken legs from the United States to India, has been received in the ministry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
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