Sep 23, 2021 04:02 PM IST
“Tto encourage greater participation of the educations institutions, who play a pivotal role in country’s innovation, official fees payable by them in respect of various acts under the Patents Rules, 2003, have been reduced by way of the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021," DPIIT said.
- Sep 22, 2021 12:20 PM IST
The government portal can be used by investors to remotely scout for investment opportunities, get deep data on land, labour, logistics and costs, as well as obtain time-bound approvals and real-time status updates.
- Aug 28, 2021 04:43 PM IST
...CAIT leaders reiterated that the Consumer Affairs Ministry should implement the draft consumer protection e-commerce rules at the earliest as they are in the best interest of the consumers as well as the traders of the country.
- Aug 13, 2021 10:10 PM IST
The aim of the regulator will be to ensure level playing field and see to it that the sector remains competitive and new entrants are not restricted.
- Jul 19, 2021 08:15 PM IST
On the platform, each startup has a profile page with a detailed pitch about their product, innovation, and USP in the form of videos and PDF links.
- Jun 22, 2021 09:28 PM IST
Discount sales that benefit maximum to consumers will continue, but not fraudulent flash sales on the e-commerce platforms, the government said, adding that the etailers need not be "anxious" about the draft rules.
- Jun 21, 2021 10:14 PM IST
The Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 were first notified in July last year. Their violations attract penal action under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019.
- Jun 09, 2021 01:23 PM IST
From June 1 onwards, the government had temporarily permitted the resumption of oxygen supply for industrial use by key manufacturing sectors, pursuant to certain fixed limits. On June 8, the DPIIT further relaxed those targets allowing more oxygen for industrial use.
- Jun 03, 2021 05:04 PM IST
Entrepreneurs now have options to avail benefits across a range of laws, regulations, fiscal and infrastructural support, leading to a surge in startup ecosystem growth.
- May 28, 2021 10:07 PM IST
Singapore remained the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country for the third consecutive fiscal at $17.41 billion.
- Apr 05, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Computer software & hardware sectors remained the top sector drawing in the most FDI. More than 45 percent of total FDI flowed into the sector in the first 10-months of FY21, followed by construction and services.
- Mar 25, 2021 08:59 PM IST
A steering committee has been constituted at the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to guide the initiative.
- Mar 25, 2021 08:35 PM IST
A systematic exercise across the Centre and states is being undertaken to eliminate or reduce compliance which has an adverse impact on time and cost of businesses, Mohapatra added.
- Mar 25, 2021 09:32 AM IST
The virtual meeting, which will be held at noon, will discuss changes required in the rules governing FDI in e-commerce in India
- Mar 22, 2021 07:39 AM IST
"It is perfectly fine for DPIIT to meet any of these executives under their own company's banner, but deeply problematic for them to be allowed to pass off their machinations under the holy banners of CII, NASSCOM, Assocham, PHDCCI, NASSCOM, FICCI, etc.," Confederation of All India Traders said.
- Mar 15, 2021 07:12 AM IST
While there exists a broad consensus on the need for an e-commerce regulator, sources say that differences remain inside the government over whether a new entity with sweeping powers is needed, or existing agencies can do the job.
- Mar 14, 2021 11:02 AM IST
While a meeting with traders' bodies including Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) is scheduled on March 17, officials of the department would meet industry associations on March 19.
- Mar 04, 2021 02:53 PM IST
The portal will help investors scout opportunities, get official investment guidance and secure requisite clearances. More than 14 states have been brought on board so far sources say.
- Feb 05, 2021 03:11 PM IST
The other issues which need to be looked upon while formulating the policy are about the problem of counterfeit products, packaging and rules of origin, the official of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) said.
- Dec 23, 2020 03:22 PM IST
Startups from Asian countries, domestic players and global entrepreneurs would participate in the virtual summit, the official in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) said.
- Dec 11, 2020 07:56 PM IST
Secretary of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade said all ministries dealing with the new PLI scheme would announce the new companies selected under the PLI scheme and the process of inviting expression of interest would all be completed by April
- Nov 27, 2020 10:30 PM IST
In July, the country had attracted USD 17.5 billion worth of foreign investments
- Sep 18, 2020 10:41 PM IST
Indian authorities have been aggressively promoting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship campaign of a self-reliant economy by urging domestic manufacturers to cut down on imports.
- May 30, 2020 06:15 PM IST
DPIIT Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra said the e-commerce is a fast emerging sector and it is difficult to predict where it will go in the next couple of years.
- May 30, 2020 04:13 PM IST
Talking about the host of measures on which they are working, he said the DPIIT will be extending more funds this year to startups under the Fund of Funds scheme. It has provided over Rs 1,000 crore last year.