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Have requested FM to think in terms of reducing GST rate for automobile sector: Anant Geete

New Delhi, August 22, 2017: Union Minister for Heavy Industries, Mr Anant Geete has strongly recommended the Union Finance Minister for reduction in GST (Goods and Services Tax) rates for automobile sector to promote its growth and maintain tempo of job growth, he said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Telecom sector bat for lower financial charges: ASSOCHAM-KPMG study

New Delhi, August 21, 2017: The financial stress on the telecom sector can be reduced to a great extent by considering a reduction in spectrum usage charges as well as license fees, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Give a carve-out to home buyers, treat them at par with banks in realty projects: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, August 19, 2017: ASSOCHAM today impressed upon the government, National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India to treat home buyers in real estate projects at par, if not above banks in the pecking order, by providing a separate carve-out for those stuck in the incomplete construction, and any legal hurdle should be immediately removed, by a Presidential Ordinance, if need be.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Youth in large nos. approaching govt. to set up startups in north-eastern states: Dr Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, August 18, 2017: More number of youngsters from across India are approaching the union government to set up startups in north-eastern states under the ‘Startup India, Standup India,’ programme, union minister Dr Jitendra Singh said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Telecommunications sector to generate 30 lakh jobs by 2018: ASSOCHAM-KPMG

New Delhi, August 17, 2017: Roll out of 4G technology with an increase in data, entry of new players in the market, introduction of digital wallets, popularity of smart phone leading to consistent increase in demand for technology and other developments in the telecom sector likely to increase job opportunities by 30 lakhs by 2018, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Startups must develop stronger & sustainable biz plans to continue receiving PE/VC funding: Study

New Delhi, August 16, 2017: Developing stronger and sustainable business plans will help startups in receiving PE/VC (private equity/venture capital) funding, suggested a recent ASSOCHAM-Hammurabi & Solomon joint study.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tech solutions in place; mind set of staff manning customer services need massive change: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, 14 August, 2017: Be it a post office, not in some remote area but in big cities of Mumbai and Delhi, or a public sector bank, state-owned MTNL, BSNL or several other government owned and run organisations, the ease of doing business, especially for a small entrepreneur is missing despite a well-meaning digital drive of the government, an ASSOCHAM paper has noted with concern.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Pool all skill development schemes under single minister with Rs 25K crore budget, suggests study

New Delhi, August 12, 2017: The Union Government should take core elements of skill development from various ministries and pool them under single minister with a budget of about Rs 25,000 crore, suggested an ASSOCHAM-Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) joint study.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

360,000 BTS expected to be added by 2019: study

New Delhi, 10 August, 2017: Around 360,000 Base Transceiver Station (BTS) are expected to be added by 2019 resulting in an increase in tenancy ratio from the current level of 2.6 to approximately 3.5 in 2021, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Government training people for entry level jobs to work as drivers, domestic help abroad: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

New Delhi, August 9, 2017: The Government is imparting skill-based training for entry-level jobs and employment opportunities for people in unorganised sector including those seeking to work abroad as drivers and domestic help, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Mr Rajiv Pratap Rudy said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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