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ASSOCHAM seeks liquidity infusion, investment sops in budget

New Delhi, 28th June 2019: A week ahead of the Union Budget, apex industry body ASSOCHAM today impressed upon the government, RBI and the banks to ensure adequate liquidity into NBFCs, provide investment incentives and cut corporate tax rates for revival in the economic growth and creation of new entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Flow of raw sewage into Ganga will be stopped by 2022-Shekhawat

New Delhi, 28th June 2019: Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today asserted that flow of raw sewage into the river Ganga will be completely stopped by 2022 and the government is working on a Mission Mode to achieve this target. Addressing a National Conference-cum-Exhibition & Awards- “Innovative Water Solutions” here, the Minister said that the States of Uttarakhand and Jharkhand have already achieved this feat and promised to make Ganga fit for holy rituals by this December.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

MSME industry should come with special proposals & suggest steps to boost production, exports & withstand global competition: MoS Commerce & Industry

New Delhi, 27 June 2019: The MSME industry should come up with ‘special proposals,’ and suggest steps required to be taken by the government to increase production, boost exports and enable domestic enterprises to withstand global competition, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Mr Som Parkash said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Corporate affairs ministry may receive 24K claims for unclaimed dividends, shares & deposits from cos. & investors by end of this year: Official

New Delhi, 26 June 2019: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority is reaching out to companies and investors in large numbers who have unclaimed dividends, shares and deposits and expects to receive about 24,000 claims by end of this year, a top official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

ASSOCHAM-CAPSI sign MoU for bringing global standards and best practices for homeland security

New Delhi, 25 June 2019: The Central Association of Private Security Industry (CAPSI), and leading Apex Industry body, The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)) today inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Geospatial be recognised as sector: Survey of India takes up case with Min. of Skill Development, says Surveyor General of India

New Delhi, 25 June 2019; The Survey of India, nation’s principal mapping agency has taken up the case with Union Ministry of Skill Development whereby geospatial is recognised either as a sector or a sub-sector, Surveyor General of India, Lt. Gen Girish Kumar said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Indias digital payments projected to more than double to USD 135 billion in 4 years: ASSOCHAM-PWC study

New Delhi, June 15, 2019: Turbo-charging expansion in the financial technology (FinTech), Indias digital payments transaction value is projected to more than double to USD 135.2 billion in 2023 from USD 64.8 billion this year, according an ASSOCHAM-PWC India study.

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

FSSAI initiatives in schools to inculcate right eating habits haven’t reached national scale: Pawan Kumar Agarwal

New Delhi, 13th June 2019: The initiatives taken by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in the school space from point of view of inculcating right eating habits have not reached national scale so far, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Pawan Kumar Agarwal said at an ASSOCHAM event in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Labour reforms would be a game-changer for next phase of investment: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, 12th June 2019: Labour and land reforms would go a long way in attracting new investment not only from within the country but also overseas. In aggregate, the labour reforms would significantly add to addition of employment opportunities resulting from new investments, apex industry body ASSOCHAM said today.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Build Climate for Investments, Continue Reforms, Fine-tune SME Rules: ASSOCHAM in pre-Budget Meeting

New Delhi, June 11, 2019: Participating in the pre-Budget meeting convened by Finance Minister Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, ASSOCHAM President Mr B K Goenka today recommended more favourable norms for investment – both domestic and FDI. On behalf of industry, he made various suggestions which would help the Indian economy achieve its objectives of high growth and inclusive development.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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