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Secondary market liquidity needed to attract retail investor into corporate bond space: SEBI official

Infusing some amount of secondary market liquidity can help attract retail investors to enter the corporate bonds’ space, a top Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Large imports of items like electronics run counter to Make in India

For success of its flagship programme to boost manufacturing within the country, the government’s Make in India should first target high import intensive items like electronic goods, machinery, steel and transport equipment which together add close to USD nine billion or over 27 per cent of the country’s monthly import bill, according to an ASSOCHAM analysis.

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Sunday, March 05, 2017

Demonetisation & thrust on digital transactions aimed at transforming India into a tax-compliant society: Arjun Ram Meghwal

The demonetisation exercise together with promotion of digital transactions are aimed at transforming India into a tax compliant society, union minister of state for finance and corporate affairs, Mr Arjun Ram Meghwal said at an ASSOCHAM event held in Mumbai today.

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Friday, March 03, 2017

Govt. & industry should work towards sustainable development of commodity futures market: C.R. Chaudhary

The Government together with industry should work towards protecting the rights of all stakeholders viz., producer, consumer and traders operating in the commodity futures market, Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Mr C.R. Chaudhary said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response to year-old proposal for keeping shops open all 7 days

ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response to year-old proposal for keeping shops open all 7 days

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Govt. focusing on strengthening innovation base as part of higher education sector reforms: Prakash Javadekar

Govt. focusing on strengthening innovation base as part of higher education sector reforms: Prakash Javadekar

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Job creation through growth: New ASSOCHAM President

Welcoming various steps taken by the Government to curb black money and corruption, new ASSOCHAM President Mr. Sandeep Jajodia today said, as economy is still in the stage of remonetisation,the people should be encouraged and not discouraged to start spending again. Enough cash in both rural area and cities, along with some bold and pragmatic decisions on issues like bank NPAs would be key drivers for reverting to 8% growth, he said.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ministry of External affairs enquire missions to promote Ayush, Ayurveda: V.K. Singh

Ministry of External affairs (MEA) have asked all chairs and missions to take a serious look to promote Ayush and Ayurveda, said (Dr) V.K. Singh (Retd), Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Pharma industry to reach USD 55 bn in 3 years; medical tourism major growth driver: ASSOCHAM-IITTM study

Indian pharmaceuticals market is expected to touch US$ 55 billion by 2020 from the current level of US$ 36.7 billion in 2016 growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.92 per cent, according to ASSOCHAM-IITTM joint study.

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Food processing sector to generate 9 million jobs by 2024: study

Indian food processing sector has potential to attract US$ 33 billion of investment and generate employment of 9 million persons days by FY 2024, said an ASSOCHAM-Grant Thorton Research paper.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

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