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ASSOCHAM appeals to Haryana Govt for strict vigil on Jat agitation, industry wary of flare-up

In order to avert the repeat of carnage during the previous reservation agitation of February, 2016, the ASSOCHAM today made a strong plea with the Haryana Government along with the Central agencies to take effective pre-emptive steps to ensure that renewed Jat agitation does not disrupt normal life in the state and the neighbouring areas.

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Monday, June 06, 2016

India`s e-waste growing at 30% per annum: ASSOCHAM-cKinetics study

India is emerging as one of the world's major electronic waste generators and likely to generate 52 lakh metric tonnes (MT) per annum by 2020 from the current level 18 lakh metric tonnes growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 30%, an ASSOCHAM-cKinetics recent study coinciding with the “Environment Day” (June 5) noted.

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Friday, June 03, 2016

India loses to China, Singapore in cost competitiveness in auto sector: study

India loses out to China, Singapore, Indonesia and even to Bangladesh when it comes to achieving cost competitiveness in the automobile and automobile components industry in terms of major parameters including labour, fuel cost and price of raw material, an ASSOCHAM –Thought Arbitrage joint study has pointed out.

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Thursday, June 02, 2016

ASSOCHAM hails India growth story; time to make growth job –oriented, sustainable

Hailing India’s emergence as the fastest growing major economy in the world with the GDP expanding by 7.6 per cent, ASSOCHAM President Mr Sunil Kanoria today said it was time to build on the gains and bolster private investment which will be a big catalyst for job creation and achieving the ultimate objective of sustainable growth.

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Thursday, June 02, 2016

TN tops in green energy capacity addition; to reach 72 % of peak demand: study

In an election season, Tamil Nadu may be in the news of some populist schemes but the state has done a tremendous development when it comes to adding capacity of Renewable Energy (RE), which is projected to reach even 72 per cent of its peak demand by 2022, according a joint ASSOCHAM-Ernst & Young paper.

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Agri-Ministry licensing guidelines discourages research and innovation: ASSOCHAM

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) today expressed concern over recent actions by the Agriculture Ministry, notifying on May 18 a new framework for licences for agricultural biotechnology covering existing and future technologies and advocated review of the same.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

India`s power deficit may reach 5.6% in FY22 with demand set to outpace supply: ASSOCHAM-PwC study

Govt. should set up specialised institution to expedite clearance & approvals for large infra projects India’s power deficit may rise from 2.6 per cent of peak demand in FY16 to 5.6 per cent in FY22 as demand starts to overtake supply, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study.

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Monday, May 30, 2016

Delhi-NCR tops job creation among 8 cities in Q4 of FY 16: ASSOCHAM study

Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) has emerged as the leader in creating the maximum number of jobs during the fourth quarter of the last fiscal, generating over 2.6 laks new jobs while a total of 8.5 lakh jobs were created in eight major cities, an ASSOCHAM study has found.

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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Let us not drag RBI Governor into needless controversies: ASSOCHAM

The post of RBI Governor should not be dragged into avoidable controversies unless serious offence has been committed by an incumbent, the ASSOCHAM has said, contending the central bank has played a pivotal role in bringing about a macroeconomic stability for India, making it the best among the emerging markets.

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Friday, May 27, 2016

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