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View: Keep it simple & work the plan

To make ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Made in India’ come true, we must simplify our rules and leave no room for subjectivity. Ease of doing business can’t be just provided at a macro level, but at the micro level of laws on land and labour.

Medium company turnover limit may be doubled for MSME benefits

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had on May 13 announced a new definition for MSMEs as part of the ₹20 lakh crore economic stimulus package. Besides a change in definition, she had announced a ₹3 lakh crore credit guarantee scheme to provide collateral-free loans to MSMEs.

View: With the global supply chain being reconfigured, India must intelligently restructure its economy

India’s aspirations have been whetted by its improving ease of doing business, though more needs to be done.

NCLAT quashes NCLT order to make MCA party in all insolvency cases

According to the appellate tribunal, the NCLT’s order, was beyond the power of the tribunal as it was tantamount to the imposition of a new rule in a compelling fashion

India’s ITEC: Resiliance, sociability and growth in the covid times

The ITEC programme commenced in 2020 and had diverse participants from across the world. On March 24, 2020, the Government of India, to combat the COVID – 19 pandemic, had to unfortunately take certain measures. A nation-wide lockdown, which continues until now, was implemented. This disrupted theITEC Programme and also had an impact on the participants.

International Labour Organisation writes to PM Modi, says India should uphold labour laws

This comes after 10 central trade unions lodged a joint complaint with the international body over some BJP-ruled states allowing complete exemption from labour laws for new establishments to attract investments and most states increasing the work hours from 8 hr to 12 hrs in single shifts.

Centre likely to fast-track changes for uniform flexi labour laws

The Centre could tweak labour law changes and fast-track their implementation for new businesses.

View: Beware of the precautionary approach to regulation

Following the EU’s logically flawed and consumer-unfriendly precautionary principle would hobble India’s dynamic economy, especially at a time when Covid-19 is destroying the global economy. Growth in key areas like renewable energy production would be a serious casualty if GoI goes the hyper-precautionary way of assessing and regulating chemicals.

View: Opportunities India should leverage to make it a global post-Covid model economy

India must view this crisis as an exercise in building institutional and governance capacity — in particular, by leveraging five opportunities that can position it as a model to emulate in post-Covid-19 recovery and growth.

View: The need to look at India’s technology agenda in a holistic way

Data-gathering exercises conducted once in every 10 years are inadequate in today’s times for policymaking, and are prone to being used as political fodder.

Need to convert development into mass movement: Niti Aayog's Rajiv Kumar

Need to convert development into mass movement: Niti Aayog's Rajiv Kumar

Rajiv Kumar pointed out that private sector investment is necessary for economic growth of India.

Take advantage of govt initiatives and step up investment: Anurag Thakur to India Inc

Take advantage of govt initiatives and step up investment: Anurag Thakur to India Inc

In these difficult times, local industries should become the flag-bearers in showcasing that India is an attractive investment destination, he told in an interview.

Reforms do not mean complete abolition of labour laws, says Rajiv Kumar

Reforms do not mean complete abolition of labour laws, says Rajiv Kumar

In recent weeks, various state government's have proposed changes to existing labour laws.

India needs to improve contract enforcement, upgrade infra to attract companies, say experts

India needs to improve contract enforcement, upgrade infra to attract companies, say experts

Experts feel the pandemic has created unique opportunities for India to attract investments.

Tamil Nadu government allows industrial estates in Chennai to resume work

Tamil Nadu government allows industrial estates in Chennai to resume work

The industrial estates situated in non-containment zones, including the Ambattur and Guindy clusters here can resume work from May 25, the government said, adding however employees residing in containment zones would not be allowed to report for work.

Our COVID-19 economic package not different from other countries: FM Nirmala Sitaraman

Our COVID-19 economic package not different from other countries: FM Nirmala Sitaraman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman on the announcement of ‘Economic Package’ for COVID-19 pandemic said that a comparison was made of all announcements made by different countries to see what their package consisted of. She said that every country has brought in basket of measures-fiscal, monetary, guarantee, central liquidty and so on. FM Sitaraman further said, “To think that all other countries have come up with only outgo from budget and not as though they've underplayed everything else they've done. On the contrary, they have also gone into liquidity being infused both through central bank and through their own guarantee and other things.”

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