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Let FCI, other Govt bodies issue transferrable instruments to farmers to mitigate note ban distress: ASSOCHAM

In order to mitigate the problems of farmers and those engaged in allied activities like poultry farming and horticulture, arising out of the demonetization, the ASSOCHAM has suggested issuance of Transferrable Receipts (TRs) by agencies like the Food Corporation of India (FCI), National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) and other Central and state entities against procurement of the farm produce.

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

Govt. implementing schemes for promoting women empowerment across states: Krishna Raj

The Centre is working towards getting various women-centric schemes and policies implemented at various levels across states in India, Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Ms Krishna Raj said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Urgent need to promote innovative & environment-friendly urban transportation suitable for India: Mansukh L Mandaviya

There is a pressing need to promote research and innovation for devising a sustainable urban road transport model that is suitable for India, Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, Mr Mansukh L Mandaviya said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Kerala govt. seeking financial help from Centre for running more JNNURM buses: A.K. Saseendran

The Government of Kerala has sought financial aid for Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) which runs 5,000 buses provided under Union Government’s Jawahar Lal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) project, Kerala Transport Minister, Mr A.K. Saseendran said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

75% fall in supply of animal hide threatens closure of tanneries in major leather clusters: ASSOCHAM

Trade in major clusters of leather and leather products in India has been hit hard by the union government's move of demonetisation, observed a quick survey-cum-analysis by apex industry body ASSOCHAM.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Need to inspire commitment in our workforce: Pranab Mukherjee, President of India

A workforce that is motivated and content, work with devotion and passion, strives for achievement and betterment, indicates the power of a spiritual and honest mind, said President Mr Pranab Mukherjee at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Demonetisation a short term challenge; Dr. Arvind Subramanian, CEA

Asserting that the Indian economy is “very stable” at macro level, the Chief Economic Advisor Dr. Arvind Subramanian today said, managing demonetisation is a short term challenge for the next few weeks and months.

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

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