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Six point growth agenda for state - study

Six point Growth Agenda for State - Study

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Punjab should invite top global universities, focus on food processing, industrial hubs, says ASSOCHAM in presentation to CM

Offering itself to be a Value Partner in the development of Punjab, ASSOCHAM today suggested to the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that tens of thousands of students, boys and girls migrating abroad for quality higher education can be provided the top global standards of learning here, if well known foreign universities, particularly from the US, Canada and UK are roped in to set up their campuses in India.

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017

IT, ITeS reach plateau in job creation; real estate, retail may drive employment: ASSOCHAM

The IT and ITeS has almost reached a plateau in new job creation and may add, at best one million jobs in the next five years, whereas the real employment opportunities lie in less fancy areas of building, construction and real estate, followed by skill based and daily user- oriented sectors like beauty and wellness, according to an ASSOCHAM- Thought Arbitrage Research Institute (TARI) Paper.

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Saturday, June 03, 2017

ASSOCHAM and Videocon Gear Up for GST, launch Awareness Drive for consumer electronic traders.

New Delhi, 01 June, 2017: In a view to generate awareness and educate retail partners around GST implications, ASSOCHAM and the leading Consumer Electronics and Home Appliances Company, Videocon, organized the first-of-its-kind GST Summit today for Traders. The daylong ASSOCHAM VIDEOCON GST Summit for traders witnessed deep discussions around GST, addressing retailers’ queries, and offering them a clearer understanding of the GST concept. The seminar was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance, Ministry of Finance. The Seminar was also addressed by Shri R. N Dhoot, Member of Parliament.

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Thursday, June 01, 2017

Combination of push & pull factors can help India become global hub for electronics manufacturing: P.P. Chaudhary

A combination of push and pull factors like minimum professional charges, low manufacturing costs together with huge population and vast geographical area can work in favour of India and help it become global hub for electrical and electronics manufacturing sector, Union Minister, Mr P.P. Chaudhary said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

4 mega food parks to become operational in next 3 months; 300 new cold chain proposals received: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

Up to four mega food parks will become operational during the course of next three months, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Shifting of financial year to January-December should be done by all states in one go, not in turns

The Centre, states and all the Union Territories need to evolve a consensus on the lines of the Goods and Services Tax for shifting to January-December financial year and move to the new system in one go throughout the country instead of some select states choosing to shift to a new financial year, creating practical difficulties for trade and industry, ASSOCHAM has said today.

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Developed states not adding to skill sets; face big gaps: Study

The most economically developed states are not adequately adding to skill sets , which may result in the severe shortages of skilled manpower in the coming years, with Maharashtra leading the table followed by Tamil Nadu, according to an ASSOCHAM-Thought Arbitrage Paper.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Govt. to set up state cancer institutes each costing Rs. 100 cr: Anupriya Patel, MoS, Health & Family Welfare

Government has recently approved a scheme for enhancing the Tertiary Care Cancer facilities in the country under NPCDCS to grant financial assistance to 20 State Cancer Institute’s and 50 Tertiary Cancer Care Centres in different parts of the country, Ms Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Regulators must open up space in a bigger way to develop vibrant debt market in India in 3 yrs: SEBI official

The financial regulators have to open up their space in a bigger way for developing a vibrant debt market in India in the next three years, a top Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in Hyderabad today.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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