Steps to fight global crisis at right time: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
on Sunday said that the global economic crisis have had an impact
on India.

`Working women have unhealthy children`

Most of the working mothers have unhealthy children with problems like obesity, a lifestyle study by Assocham said.

Assocham urges Centre to resolve Noida land issue

Industry body Assocham on Tuesday
urged the Centre to help resolve the dispute between farmers
and Noida authority over land acquisition.

Inflation hits household savings: Assocham

Household saving rate of an average employee in metros has come down by 45 percent in last six years due to an exorbitant increase in prices of essential commodities, fuel and education, an Assocham survey on said.

Assocham`s 5-pt strategy for Indian eco

Industry body Assocham Sunday came out with a five-point strategy focusing on infrastructure, good governance and education to transform India into a developed economy.

Assocham proposes national poll fund for parties

In a bid to stem out corruption and inflow of black money during election campaigns, an industry lobby has asked the government to create a national fund supported by budgetary provisions for political parties.

Durga Jasraj to chair culture committee

Durga has been appointed the chairperson of Assocham's culture committee.

Assocham proposes to set up 14 industrial clusters in Bihar

Assocham General Secretary D S Rawat said that proposed clusters will provide jobs to 6 lakh people.

`Regular health check-ups will reduce absenteeism`

Employees undergoing regular medical check-ups can reduce absenteeism rate by 2-3%, says a study.

`Regular health check-ups will reduce absenteeism`

Employees undergoing regular medical check-ups can reduce absenteeism rate by 2-3%, says a study.

‘Drinking, smoking by workers cost Cos Rs 800 cr’

Smoking and excessive drinking by employees was resulting in an annual loss of about Rs 700 to Rs 800 crore for companies.

Economy to expand by 7.4% in current fiscal: Assocham

With the economy likely to perform better in the last quarter, industry body Assocham expects the country to clock a growth rate of 7.4 per cent, marginally exceeding the official estimate.

Stimulus package should continue: Assocham

Assocham wants the govt to continue the stimulus package in order to sustain growth rate.

Assocham asks RBI to continue soft monetary stance

The Reserve Bank of India should
continue with its soft monetary policy in the forthcoming
review to spur growth as the economy is still not on a firm footing, industry body Assocham said.

Hockey needs your support, Gill to Corporate India

Concerned over the poor state of India’s national game hockey, sports minister MS Gill has urged the industry big wigs to bail the national sport out of its financial crisis.

Domestic invst proposals grow by 16% in 2009: Assocham

With economy coming back on growth path, investment proposals by India Inc saw an increase of about 16% to Rs 15.94 lakh cr in 2009, an Assocham study has said.

India Inc condoles Basu`s death

India Inc today condoled the sad demise of veteran CPI(M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu.

Govt. hospitals facing shortage of six lakh doctors: Assocham

India`s public healthcare system is facing a shortage of about six lakh doctors and nine lakh nurses despite increasing number of government hospitals, industry body Assocham today said.

India, Pak should bury differences to boost trade: Assocham

India and Pakistan should bury their hatchet and explore joint ventures in areas like food, pharma and IT sectors to boost bilateral trade, Assocham said on Monday.

Assocham for provident fund investment in capital market

The government should allow people to invest provident fund (PF) contributions in the capital market through mutual funds, industry body Assocham (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) has said.