Centre seeks more funds to push Tribal MFP scheme
The scheme, which was introduced by Congress-led UPA as MNREGA for tribals in 2013-14, has remained a complete non-starter.
This is what govt should do to safeguard tribals’ trade interests
The intervention by the govt to safeguard the tribals’ trade-interests is s...
Toshiba eyes 15 per cent share of Indian MFP market
With the new printers and the line up that Toshiba plans ahead, the company aims to take ...
MFP welfare plan for tribals floundering in the first year of its implementation
At the end of the 2014-15, half of Rs 100 crore earmarked by the Tribal Affairs Ministry, the nodal agency for this scheme, lays unutilised.
Private investments needed to fill cold storage facility gap, says MFP
Government of India's (GoI) position is that there should be no restriction of interstate movement of natural commodities.
Ricoh India bags Rs 400-cr printer business from Vakrangee
According to IDC, Ricoh led copier based Laser MFP market, with a market share of 25.18 per cent in first half of 2015.
New oil & gas policy shifts risks to developers: Report
Govt's decision to auction 69 oil and gas fields with market-linked prices and a revenue sharing mechanism under its proposed marginal fields policy is a positive for the sector as it shifts the key risks to developers.
Printer, copier & MFP market dips 9% in Q1: Gartner
Key market players are trying to stimulate demand with new offerings and working closely with channel partners for market expansion.
HP expands portfolio for SMBs, launches three new printers
HP launched 3 new LaserJet multifunction printers (MFPs) and a new Tamper Evident Label to help customers identify Original HP toner cartridges.
Canon eyes Rs 175 crore revenue from printer business
Though the overall printer market is almost flat, Canon bucking trend and is confident of 25 per cent growth in revenues from inkjet printer segment.
Pro-tribal welfare plan in limbo as government tightens purse-strings
UPA's plan to introduce MSP for minor forest produce is in limbo as the Centre has tightened its purse strings to curb spending.
Environment Ministry working to fetch minor forest produce
The Environment Ministry is moving ahead with its efforts to ensure a minimum support price for minor forest produce such as bamboo and tendu leaves.
HP introduces high-capacity Laser Tank printer specifically for SMBs
The printer is an entirely new, rapid-reload laser printer that enables small and medium businesses to save critical time and cost of business operation.
Government to relaunch scheme for tribals
The scheme involves fixing MSP for identified minor forest produce which are collected by tribals and sold in village ‘haats’.
Fourteen mega food parks to become operational this year
The government has sanctioned 42 MFPs to be set up in the country. Out of this 13 are operational.
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