Union Budget on February 1 will be like no other
This budget could see the Modi government announcing some populist policies that might spread some warmth and cheer this winter.
NMCC working on mechanism to enable IITs, IIMs help SMEs
The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) is working on a mechanism to enable experts from IITs and IIMs to help Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) improve their ...
Private industry willing to join strategic partnership for defence manufacturing, with some tweaks
In a series of presentations to Defence Mi...
Flipkart aims to create 10,000 'millionaires' in 2015
E-commerce major Flipkart today said it aims to help over 10,000 sellers generate business worth Rs 10 lakh through its platform this year.
Union budget 2012-13: Eco-system for early stage companies set to improve with propsal to remove restrictions on venture capitalists
Eco-system for early stage companies is set to improve as the Pranab Mukherjee proposes to remove restrictions on venture capitalists, who earlier gained tax benefits on investments in nine specified sectors.
MSME industry demands separate pre-budget consultations
Micro, small and medium enterprises, which contribute 45 per cent in the manufacturing sector, today demanded that there should be a separate consultations.
MSMEs worst affected without adequate power back-up facility
The blackout in north India due the disruption in northern power transmission has hurt industry and raised concerns over the stability of the network.
PM to meet MSME representatives on Wednesday
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is meeting with the SME industry associations on Wednesday, amid the backdrop of an economic revival and the need for more credit to the small sector.
Government likely to announce incentives for MSME exporters
The government is considering several initiatives, including increasing the rate of interest subsidy from 2% at present and providing financial assistance for product designing and skill development.
Keep proper account books to get easy loans: Experts to SMEs
SMEs should take steps like properly keeping account books and taking ratings from registered agencies in order to take bank loans hassle free, experts said today.
PEs invest $1 bn in SMEs in 2007-08
PE firms have invested $1 billion in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in 2007-08, an increase of 75% from the previous year. Need funds? Dial relatives abroad
Not worried on WTO fallout in single brand FDI: Virbhadra Singh
Government today said that it is not unduly worried on any WTO implications of the decision to make 30 per cent sourcing compulsory from domestic small firms by foreign single brand retailers.
Retail FDI rider to help China and not India: Small industry
Small industries have raised serious concerns over the fine prints of the controversial policy.
'Trade between India and China to cross $100 bn'
Bilateral trade between India and China is growing more than 50% year-on-year and is slated to cross the $100-billion mark in three years. Global Indians
Trade between India and China to cross the $100 bn mark: Study
Diplomatic relations notwithstanding, bilateral trade between India and China is growing more than 50% year-on-year and is slated to cross the $100-billion mark in three years.
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