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Building market institutions can help M&As move faster: IBBI chief

New Delhi, July 15, 2017: Building the institutions of market can help the mergers and acquisitions (M&As) process to move faster, chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), Mr M.S. Sahoo said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Railways Ministry to improve infrastructure; logistic becoming a new engine of growth: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi, July 13, 2017: Railway ministry is focussing more on improving the infrastructure of Indian Railways to create a proper logistics and seamless movement of traffic said Railways Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Govt. to adopt & implement automobile standards in developed countries to reduce pollution levels: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, July 13, 2017: With a view to significantly bring down pollution levels, the government has decided to adopt and implement in totality the automobile standards in developed countries, union minister for shipping, road transport and highways, Mr Nitin Gadkari said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

ASSOCHAM seeks review of GST rates for specific agriculture inputs

New Delhi, July 12, 2017: Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the union government to review GST (Goods and Services Tax) rates for select agriculture inputs viz., bio fertilizers, bio pesticides/bio control agents (BCA), organic manures/vermicompost/farmyard manure (FYM) and others.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

To be an IAS officer remains among preferred choices for youth: ASSOCHAM survey

New Delhi, 11 July 2017: To be a civil servant, more specifically, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, remains among the top most preferred choices for the youth, as is evident from a sharp rise in the number of the applicants for the coveted positions, an ASSOCHAM Paper has noted.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Dismantling check posts, post- GST save 24-36 hrs trucking time on trunk routes: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, 10 July 2017: Notwithstanding some teething troubles, the GST is saving trucking time on trunk routes, connecting top cities, between 24-36 hours besides saving the fleet owners Rs 5,000 -7,500 per trip by way of corruption at the octroi and sales tax/VAT check posts which have since been dismantled by most of the states, an ASSOCHAM quick check has noted.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

GST to boost MSMEs’ competitiveness, says study

New Delhi, 8 July, 2017: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) would boost the competitiveness of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), noted a recent joint study by ASSOCHAM- Ashvin Parekh Advisory Services (APAS).

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Sunday, July 09, 2017

Labour ministry likely to amalgamate and simplify 4 labour course : Bandaru Dattatreya

New Delhi 6 July, 2017: Union Labour and Employment Minister Mr. Bandaru Dattatreya today said, out of 44 labour laws, we are going to amalgamate, simplify and rationalise into four labour course at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, July 06, 2017

FSSAI addressing industry’s concerns over notified standards for food supplements & nutraceuticals: CEO

New Delhi, July 6, 2017: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is in the process of addressing concerns raised by the industry on new standards for eight categories of products, including health supplements and nutraceuticals notified last year, its CEO (chief executive officer), Mr Pawan Agarwal said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, July 06, 2017

Industry alone to add USD 280 billion to GDP from GST in 8-9 years: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, 5 July 2017: Industry alone is expected to contribute USD 280 billion to India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the next 8-9 years, as a positive fall out of the Goods and Services Tax as structural changes in the ease of doing business would propel the growth, an ASSOCHAM-APAS study has said.

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017

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