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  • Economic growth may touch 7 percent in 2018, claims Assocham report Dec 24, 2017 07:56 PM IST

    Economic growth may touch 7 percent in 2018, claims Assocham report

    However, according to Assocham, while the underlying bullish sentiment should continue to prevail in the Indian stock market in 2018, the returns on equity may not be as robust as in 2017

  • Consensus will never emerge on petrol under GST: ASSOCHAM Dec 22, 2017 01:37 PM IST

    Consensus will never emerge on petrol under GST: ASSOCHAM

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told Rajya Sabha on December 19 that the Centre favoured bringing them under GST but it would want a consensus with the states before taking such a step.

  • Focus on two-wheelers for electric mobility as private cars are hard to crack: Govt Dec 19, 2017 02:21 PM IST

    Focus on two-wheelers for electric mobility as private cars are hard to crack: Govt

    Suggesting a smooth roll-out, joint secretary for transport hinted at pushing EVs through high mileage vehicles, manufacturing more of electric two-wheelers and then gradually shifting towards four-wheelers

  • Need to boost ports fast to remain competitive: Assocham Dec 12, 2017 08:50 PM IST

    Need to boost ports fast to remain competitive: Assocham

    Handling of containerised cargo is a key indicator of a country’s integration with global supply chain for value-added manufactured goods, Assocham study has said.

  • Empower NCLT to waive interest on stressed assets: Assocham Dec 07, 2017 06:02 PM IST

    Empower NCLT to waive interest on stressed assets: Assocham

    Industry group Assocham on Thursday wrote a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking more power for the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to grant relief on the tax imposed on stressed assets under the IBC.

  • Exempt power duty to boost investments: ASSOCHAM to Odisha Dec 01, 2017 02:25 PM IST

    Exempt power duty to boost investments: ASSOCHAM to Odisha

    Metallurgical sector not only provides employment opportunities to unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled people but it also holds the potential to fill state coffers as increase in capacity utilisation will boost demand for raw material thereby adding revenue to state exchequer, ASSOCHAM said in a communication to Odisha chief secretary A P Padhi.

  • Assocham for hydropower GST at par with other renewables Nov 30, 2017 03:10 PM IST

    Assocham for hydropower GST at par with other renewables

    Currently, electricity at the consumer end or at discom end does not attract any GST and therefore the last leg of consumption of GST is with the generator. The paper was released by Power Minister R K Singh at an 'Assocham Round Table Discussion on Hydro Power in India', here last evening.

  • Hiring by private sector to remain muted till March 2018: Assocham Nov 19, 2017 06:44 PM IST

    Hiring by private sector to remain muted till March 2018: Assocham

    The chamber said that PSU banks would bring down their employee cost to operation ratio, post re-capitalisation by the government, and fresh hiring may come down there as well

  • Bring realty under GST with stamp duty, moderate rate: Assocham Nov 14, 2017 03:25 PM IST

    Bring realty under GST with stamp duty, moderate rate: Assocham

    The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) said the Centre is certainly in favour of realty under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but the states have to be brought on board because there are revenue implications.

  • Reservation in private sector to dent investment climate: Assocham Nov 13, 2017 02:46 PM IST

    Reservation in private sector to dent investment climate: Assocham

    At a time when the Indian economy is seeking positive triggers for growth revival, any political narrative on reservation in the private sector would bring in a big blow, it said.

  • 'Capital infusion in PSBs, Bharatmala to revive economy' India Inc Oct 24, 2017 10:00 PM IST

    'Capital infusion in PSBs, Bharatmala to revive economy' India Inc

    The announcement of recapitalisation of public sector banks (PSBs) along with a booster dose of expenditure will prove to be a mega turnaround point for Indian economy which was tackling issues out of the GST and demonetisation, Assocham Secretary General DS Rawat said.

  • Hit by DeMo-GST, corporates slash gifts by 35-40%: Assocham Oct 18, 2017 02:33 PM IST

    Hit by DeMo-GST, corporates slash gifts by 35-40%: Assocham

    The reduction in gifts from corporate houses to their associates, networked partners, employees and other key personalities is more for outside connects than employees who are more or less receiving their annual gesture from their employers, the industry body said.

  • UP govt must set up special team to monitor projects: Assocham Oct 05, 2017 02:22 PM IST

    UP govt must set up special team to monitor projects: Assocham

    "Even if 50 per cent projects get implemented, it will help UP generate around 1 lakh direct and 1,50,000 indirect job opportunities," Assocham said in a study titled 'Uttar Pradesh: Economic Growth and Investment Performance Analysis'.

  • Assocham: Government should relax fiscal deficit targets, boost expenditure Oct 01, 2017 03:20 PM IST

    Assocham: Government should relax fiscal deficit targets, boost expenditure

    In a statement, the chamber said India Inc is looking up to the government to take the 'out of ordinary' measures

  • Insurance sector undergoing disruptions, trend to accelerate: Report Sep 24, 2017 03:55 PM IST

    Insurance sector undergoing disruptions, trend to accelerate: Report

    The operating and business models of insurers have been evolving due to the disaggregation of the insurance value chain, according to the report prepared by industry body Assocham in collaboration with Ashvin Parekh Advisory Services.

  • Assocham urges UP govt to develop three SEZs for solar energy Sep 21, 2017 07:34 PM IST

    Assocham urges UP govt to develop three SEZs for solar energy

    Solar power generation offers an enormous opportunity for UP, driven by factors like strong policy support, higher sunshine, growing demand for energy and demand elasticity from declining solar module prices.

  • Waive certain taxes for companies in insolvency proceeding: Assocham Sep 13, 2017 03:27 PM IST

    Waive certain taxes for companies in insolvency proceeding: Assocham

    "Where any outstanding liability, inclusive of any accrued interest is waived in accordance with the approved Resolution Plan, such waiver/write-back should not be subject to tax under both normal and Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961," Assocham said in a letter to Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

  • Govt taking steps to appoint regular person as Air India CMD: Aviation secy Aug 30, 2017 06:35 PM IST

    Govt taking steps to appoint regular person as Air India CMD: Aviation secy

    The change of guard at Air India has happened at a time the Union Cabinet has approved privatisation of the national carrier and a group of ministers is preparing a strategy to chart out the future course of action.

  • Banks may need 20% incremental provisioning for 50 large NPAs Aug 03, 2017 03:45 PM IST

    Banks may need 20% incremental provisioning for 50 large NPAs

    These 50 large accounts are from the sectors such as construction, power and metals, among others and constitute about half of the gross non-performing assets of the banking sector.

  • Allow state-run buses to shift to green fuel: Assocham to UP CM Jul 25, 2017 03:13 PM IST

    Allow state-run buses to shift to green fuel: Assocham to UP CM

    "Uttar Pradesh is India's largest producer of ethanol for blending with petrol after Maharashtra. As such, the state should promote use of cleaner-burning fuel from sugarcane as the move would result in twin benefits of reducing dependence on crude oil imports and carbon emissions," Assocham national Secretary General, D S Rawat, said in a release here today.

  • Social media weaning away time spent on newspapers,TV: Assocham Jul 24, 2017 07:45 AM IST

    Social media weaning away time spent on newspapers,TV: Assocham

    Based on an analysis of responses from just 235 families, the industry body claimed that Indians residing in big cities are now spending less than half the time reading newspapers and watching television as compared to 3-4 years ago.

  • Assocham seeks review of GST rate on bio-fertilisers Jul 12, 2017 04:15 PM IST

    Assocham seeks review of GST rate on bio-fertilisers

    In a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the industry body said a higher GST on bio-fertilisers, organic manures will promote the use of chemical fertilisers and impact public health.

  • GST roll out cutting transportation time, cost: Assocham Jul 10, 2017 07:50 PM IST

    GST roll out cutting transportation time, cost: Assocham

    "Notwithstanding some teething troubles, the GST is saving trucking time on trunk routes, connecting top cities, between 24-36 hours besides saving the fleet owners Rs 5,000 -7,500 per trip," it said in a statement.

  • Domestic electronics manufacturers to benefit from GST: Report Jul 04, 2017 10:15 AM IST

    Domestic electronics manufacturers to benefit from GST: Report

    Despite a huge leap in projected production by 2020, the domestic manufacturing will meet only 26 per cent of the local demand, the joint study conducted by industry chamber Assocham and NEC Technologies said.

  • Modi-Trump meet restores confidence in bilateral ties: Industry Jun 28, 2017 09:17 AM IST

    Modi-Trump meet restores confidence in bilateral ties: Industry

    Industry body Assocham welcomed the joint statement following the meeting, stating that the mutual commitment to increasing market access in information technology and other sectors is a big positive for the USD 150 billion Indian software and services industry.

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