Nov 18, 2021 04:28 PM IST
Presently branded and packaged foods products such as potato chips, cereals, snack foods, namkeen falls under 12 per cent slab, while unbranded namkeens, chips and bhujia fall under a 5 per cent duty structure.
- Sep 11, 2021 08:23 PM IST
Activities in construction and renovation have been on a pick-up for the past few months leading to return of migrant workers for gainful deployment, it said.
- Jul 20, 2021 08:45 PM IST
The Assocham president said that despite the outbreak of the second wave of COVID-19 and lockdowns across the country the association expects India's GDP to grow 9 to 10 percent in 2021-22.
- Jun 02, 2021 05:41 PM IST
The association suggested that the surplus funds of ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation) should be used for providing wage support measures/stimulus packages for the employees.
- Jun 01, 2021 08:57 PM IST
Fast vaccination of the labour force would be a big morale booster for them and their families, it added.
- May 24, 2021 08:57 PM IST
For the MSMEs (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) sector to thrive in the international market there is a need to focus on three important factors reducing capital cost, power cost, and logistic cost, Sarangi said.
- Dec 30, 2020 10:04 PM IST
The governor felt there has been a failure of law enforcement agencies in preventing such damages.
- Dec 21, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Backing the farm laws, PM Modi also added that with the improved physical and digital infrastructure, farmers can have a better market for their products, helping the entire rural economy reach a new high.
- Dec 19, 2020 02:47 PM IST
"Tata Group has played an important role in India's development," Modi said after presenting the 'Assocham Enterprise of the Century Award' to Ratan Tata, marking the contribution of the business group in the nation's progress
- Dec 15, 2020 11:44 PM IST
Disinvestment will be happening, corporatisation of not just the defence and the DRDO-related labs, but also banks and they should also be able to raise money from the market, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the day 1 of ASSOCHAM Foundation Week
- Dec 15, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Assocham President Niranjan Hiranandani said, "The size of the combined economies of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and J&K is about Rs 18 lakh crore. With the ongoing farmers' agitation and blockade of roads, toll plazas and railways, the economic activities have come to a halt."
- Jul 05, 2020 05:35 PM IST
These items include electronics, coal, iron-steel, non-ferrous metals and vegetable oils, among others.
- Mar 01, 2020 10:55 AM IST
It said Indian exporters of electronics, pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals and automobile segments depend on China for raw material and are facing supply constraints, but there are several areas where there are increased opportunities for domestic traders.
- Dec 23, 2019 08:08 PM IST
Hiranandani succeeds Welspun Group Chairman Balkrishan Goenka.
- Dec 20, 2019 02:22 PM IST
During her address, Sitharaman also called out public sector banks (PSBs) for not passing on benefits of rate cuts to consumers
- Dec 20, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to present a roadmap on the same around 12:35 pm
- Sep 13, 2019 10:09 AM IST
Kerala’s International Women’s Trade Centre, a first in India, is pitched as a safe space away from home for women entrepreneurs who are eager to leverage their entrepreneurial abilities and for those who seek global exposure to their products.
- Sep 08, 2019 04:24 PM IST
Defaults by Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services at the beginning of September 2018 created panic and led to a dip in investor confidence towards lending to non-banking finance companies.
- Jul 25, 2019 01:29 PM IST
The chamber suggested to the GST Council that sale of scrips issued for different duty drawbacks and market promotion should not be subjected to levy of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
- Jun 09, 2019 11:20 AM IST
It has suggested this in a proposal to the government as part of its pre-Budget memorandum.
- Jun 06, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Reviving business confidence, consumer confidence and triggering animal spirits in the economy is the need of the hour, the chamber said in a statement.
- Jun 03, 2019 03:35 PM IST
In 2018-19 Budget, the reduced rate of 25 percent was extended to companies with turnover of up to Rs 250 crore in 2016-17, a move which benefited micro, small and medium enterprises.
- May 03, 2019 04:45 PM IST
The average resolution timeline for these 94 cases resolved was 324 days as against the stipulated timeline of 270 days.
- Feb 21, 2019 08:53 PM IST
Javadekar was addressing the 12th ASSOCHAM National Education Summit themed 'Making India Global Powerhouse: Catalysing Reforms and Innovations'.
- Jan 11, 2019 10:38 PM IST
The delegation, which met the governor in New Delhi, told him that over-regulation of the sector is hampering the growth of the NBFC model of lending.