Aug 12, 2016 at 15:28 | Source: PTI
At the inauguration of a new, sprawling state-of-the-art building of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the Minister of State for Human Resource Development said "quality of education" was the biggest challenge.
Jul 14, 2016 at 13:00 | Source: PTI
The minister of state for petroleum and natural gas, who is visiting Houston to hold roadshows to promote bidding of oil fields, met top executives, lobbyist and Indian-Americans associated with oil and gas industry yesterday at a dinner here hosted by Council General of India, Houston, Anupam Ray.
Sep 21, 2015 at 15:57 | Source: PTI
Union Energy Minister Piyush Goyal was addressing a meeting of high level gathering of US companies in the renewable energy development and financing sector, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the American Council on a Renewable Energy (ACORE).
Sep 02, 2015 at 08:00 | Source: PTI
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the government's decision to accept the AP Shah Committee's recommendation that the Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT) provisions do not apply retrospectively to Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) before April 1, 2015.
Aug 03, 2015 at 10:34 | Source: PTI
Acknowledging that there may be merit in Congress demand for 18 per cent rate of GST, he said the NDA government has not made any significant modifications to the bill that the Congress-led UPA government had proposed in 2006-07 Budget, except to bring a consensus between manufacturing and the consuming states.
Apr 17, 2015 at 08:05 | Source: PTI
The Finance Minister said that to achieve these objectives India needed a modern, 21st century system for indirect taxes, direct taxes and tax administration. Jaitley exuded confidence that Parliament would pass the necessary Constitution Amendment Bill for the goods and services tax (GST) in the next three weeks.
Jan 01, 2015 at 00:00 | Source: PTI
Highlighting the significant role played by micro, small and medium enterprises in job creation, DIPP Secretary Amitabh Kant Monday said steps must be taken to enhance their productivity to achieve sustained economic growth of 9 to 10 percent.
Jan 20, 2014 at 16:56 | Source: PTI
"Next year, the (textiles exports) target will be USD 60 billion, having seen the potential and concentrating on skill development in the country, focus on textile sector by the government and also the necessity of the advanced nations to depend entirely on Asia, especially China and India," Union Textiles Minister K S Rao said.
Jul 11, 2013 at 10:11 | Source: PTI
Chidambaram, who is on a four-day US trip to attend the annual leadership summit of US-India Business Council, urged the leaders of the US corporate sector for substantial investments in India as he emphasised the need for US companies to set up local manufacturing bases in India.
Feb 28, 2013 at 20:11 | Source: PTI
Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan today said all the measures proposed in the Budget for 2013-14 taken together will help the country register a growth of 6.5 percent in the next fiscal year.