CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRY
India-China standoff a wake-up call for industry to become more competitive: CII
The Indian and Chinese armies are locked in a bitter standoff in multiple locations in eastern Ladakh for the last six weeks, and the tension escalated manifold after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a violent clash in Galwan Valley on June 15.
CII suggests steps to improve ease of doing business to achieve self-reliance
Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) need a special help...
Boycott of Chinese products should be done in calibrated manner: Traders' body
The Federation of All India Vyapar Mandal (FAIVM) said, though...
View: Industrial districts, turn the key
GoI has also divided districts into red, orange and green zones. Economic activities in red, and especially containment, zones continue to be restricted.
Industry needs to reset relations with workers, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman amid COVID-19 crisis
Asserting that the government trusts industry fully and comprehensively, Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised the need to reset its relations with workers and consider a professional manner in terms for engaging unskilled workers.
Traders' body CAIT suggests measures to broaden GST
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has made the suggestions to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime completes three years of implementation.
Indian fashion industry on the verge of collapse
The Indian garment manufacturers have received virtually no orders from domestic fashion retailers in May and June, generally a busy time for businesses for the fall season, manufacturers said.
Rebound gathers pace as most indicators show improvement
Centre had announced a significant easing of restrictions in Unlock 1.0 that began on June 1.
Indian M&E industry has remained short-sighted: Uday Shankar
Speaking at the inaugural of FICCI FRAMES 2020, Shankar, who is also president of The Walt Disney Asia Pacific, said that while the growth of the film business, theatrical exhibition, and even television content and newspaper is all great and those are all very impressive achievements, for a country of this size, “we should be doing a lot better”.
Indian lenders need capital to face virus, says Uday Kotak
A legacy of bad loans and a shadow banking implosion left lenders weakened coming into the lockdown.
Shun over-dependence on imports, certain geographies, deliver affordable products: Piyush Goyal tells industry
Calling upon industry to shun over-dependence on imports and certain geographies, as this leads to long-term dire consequences, Goyal exhorted them to make in India, use indigenous resources and skilled manpower, produce quality products, and use the economies of scale to deliver affordable products.
How reviving the livestock industry can put India on a growth trajectory
Livestock industry that provides actual livelihood to many landless, marginal farmers, however, has remained on the sidelines of the agriculture ministry for decades. Last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw the real potential in this neglected sector, and a separate ministry of animal husbandry, dairy and fisheries was created.
Kerala demands special package for small scale industries
The CM added that the State Government will try to bring together the banks and industries to make effective interventions that will benefit the entire economy.
Industry calls for 100% automatic FDI in satellites
All FDI proposals in the satellites space are currently screened by the Department of Space (DoS) and its internal panel, the Committee for Authorisation of Indian Satellite Systems, a scenario that has held up big-ticket FDI proposals for years, say experts.
View: What RIL can teach ‘Self-Reliant’ Indian government
RIL chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani wants to build Jio into a digital gateway for information and entertainment.
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