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RBI, FinMin & SEBI must step in to ensure rupee stability: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, June 30, 2018: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Finance Ministry should work in unison to ensure that rupee does not face any more significant fall from the current levels, as the country could then be subjected to ‘imported inflation’ resulting from currency depreciation and rising crude oil prices, the ASSOCHAM has said.

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Sunday, July 01, 2018

Increasing water-use efficiency key to rejuvenation of rivers: Secretary, Union Water Resources Ministry

New Delhi, June 28, 2018: Substantially increasing water-use efficiency and banning over extraction of water are important for rejuvenation of rivers like Ganga or Yamuna along with setting up sewage and industrial effluents’ treatment plants, a top Union Water Resources Ministry official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Centre should abolish IGST, intra-state E-way bill and bring real estate under GST to make it more effective: Delhi deputy CM, Manish Sisodia

New Delhi, June 27, 2018: The Centre should abolish IGST and E-way bill to make the Goods and Services Tax more effective, deputy chief minister and finance minister of Delhi government, Mr Manish Sisodia said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Campaign to promote the need of formal pre-schooling in India: Anil Swarup, Secretary, HRD

New Delhi, June 25, 2018: The social awareness campaigns need to be undertaken in order to promote and raise awareness for pre-school education, Mr Anil Swarup, Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development said today at an ASSOCHAM Interactive session in New Delhi.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Over 120 million Indian consumers expected to shop online in 2018: ASSOCHAM-Resurgent study

New Delhi, June 23, 2018: Helped by fast increasing data consumption and improvement in logistics, over 120 million Indian consumers are expected to shop online, clocking annualized growth of 115 per cent in 2018 as the e-commerce platforms slug it out with discounts and other attractive deals in a wide range of products from clothes, mobile phones, air-conditioners to a whole lot of consumer items, according to ASSOCHAM-Resurgent joint study.

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

35% youth in corporate sector prefers Yoga to other fitness trends: Survey

New Delhi, June 20, 2018: Almost 35 per cent of fitness enthusiasts employed in corporate India prefer to take part in yoga classes rather than going to gym or other fitness trends like strength/body weight training, aquatic therapy, kickboxing, pilates, zumba and other dance workouts, noted a just-concluded random survey conducted by ASSOCHAM Social Development Foundation.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Economy makes it merry in March; expenditure shoots up in closing month of fiscal year: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, June 18, 2018: Call it an year-end phenomenon, expenditure in Indian economy peaks in March quite sharply as compared to previous month of February and succeeding month of April, with the exception of the new payment kid on the block - mobile wallets, an ASSOCHAM paper noted.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Govt. must drive cross-border collaboration with countries leading in AI research, suggests ASSOCHAM-PwC Study

New Delhi, June 16, 2018: A recent ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study has suggested the Government to drive cross-border collaboration with countries leading in AI (artificial intelligence) research whereby government departments like the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) may take the lead in developing such relationships.

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

India’s overall electricity demand from EVs may reach 69.6 TWh by 2030: ASSOCHAM-EY study

New Delhi, June 14, 2018: The overall electricity demand from electric vehicles (EVs) in India is projected to be around 79.9 gigawatt hours(GWh) by 2020 and is expected to reach 69.6 terawatt hours (TWh) by 2030, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-EY joint study.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Phased manufacturing plan needed to boost local manufacturing of electronic components other than mobile phones: Study

New Delhi, 13 June, 2018: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) should come up with a phased manufacturing plan to encourage manufacturing of electronic components other than mobile phones, suggested a recent ASSOCHAM-NECTI joint study.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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