DPIIT seeks industry inputs to reduce compliances, improve business ease

Ways to promote ease of doing business, Jan Vishwas 2.0, World Bank’s upcoming B-READY index, and the national single window system, were discussed at a meeting chaired by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Secretary, Rajesh Kumar Singh. Officials said that this is the first of such interactions with industry and other stakeholders. We have taken […]

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Key infrastructure sectors, realty may attract Rs 15 trillion by FY26

The Centre has changed a number of clauses in its model concession agreement to ease the market’s woes, but it remains to be seen whether these will be appreciated by the sector. India’s key infrastructure sectors – real estate, renewable energy and roads – are likely to see investments of Rs 15 trillion over the […]

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Meity hears industry concerns over draft Digital Competition Bill

Representatives of several bodies that speak for the internet and mobile business expressed on Tuesday their concern about the draft Digital Competition Bill. They are the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), Digital News Publishers Association, Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF), Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports, and Cyber Cafe Association of India. Information […]

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Study Reveals Product Quality Regulations Boost Domestic Manufacturing

New standards have led to increased production in electronics, toys, and textiles. The implementation of Quality Control Orders (QCOs) and Compulsory Registration Orders (CROs) has positively influenced the Indian economy by promoting local manufacturing and enhancing research and development expenditures, as per a trade policy think tank’s analysis. The 2012 CRO application on electronics and […]

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Mobile users can expect relief from ‘spoof international calls’

New Delhi: The department of telecommunications (DoT) and mobile operators devised a system that can identify and block spoof international calls showing up as Indian numbers. Through this, the government and telcos are seeking to give relief to mobile users who have been getting such calls from cyber criminals posing as police officials, courier company […]

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MVA, govt in blame game over chemical units’ relocation

Min Says Delay In Finding Land; Allocation After June 4 Mumbai: Though 156 chemical industrial units from Dombivli MIDC were identified to be relocated to Patalganga in Raigad district two years ago, neither land was allotted nor infrastructure set up, said industry sources. Industries minister Uday Samant admitted that there were “some delays in finding land to shift these hazardous […]

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India’s Industrial Production Growth Slows to 4.9% in March 2024

India’s industrial production growth rate dipped to 4.9% in March 2024, down from 5.7% in February. Whereas, the manufacturing sector saw a growth of 5.2%, slightly up from 5%. Key contributors to this growth included the manufacturing of basic metals, pharmaceuticals and medicinal products and other transport equipment. Notable growth is Manufacture of basic metals, […]

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