CII

Govt plans to develop 2 lakh km of highways, 12 expressways: Nitin Gadkari

Govt plans to develop 2 lakh km of highways, 12 expressways: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that government plans to develop 2 lakh km of highways and 12 expressways across the country.

Mar 24, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
PNB scam: CII for hi-tech control systems, privatising PSBs

PNB scam: CII for hi-tech control systems, privatising PSBs

The CII has called for a gradual decrease in government holding in public sector banks (PSBs).  

Feb 25, 2018, 23:22 PM IST
Financial conditions deteriorate in January-March: CII–IBA report

Financial conditions deteriorate in January-March: CII–IBA report

An index mapping the country’s short-term financial conditions has plunged over 12 points for the fourth quarter of the current fiscal ending March 31, as compared to the previous quarter. 

Feb 18, 2018, 19:47 PM IST
CII calls for inclusion of petroleum and natural gas under GST

CII calls for inclusion of petroleum and natural gas under GST

GST has been rolled out from 1 July 2017 by subsuming most of the Central and State indirect taxes into a single tax.

Jan 17, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Smaller cities outpace metros in retail realty investment; $6,192 mn infused since 2006: Report

Smaller cities outpace metros in retail realty investment; $6,192 mn infused since 2006: Report

The report identifies 20 cities including tier 2 cities as the next retail destinations in the country.

Dec 01, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Indian companies create 113K jobs in US: Report

Indian companies create 113K jobs in US: Report

Indian companies have also contributed USD 147 million towards corporate social responsibility.

Nov 15, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Singapore offers help to promote RuPay card overseas

Singapore offers help to promote RuPay card overseas

The RuPay card is a digital payment platform whose benefits include lower transaction cost as the processing is done within India, which also leads to faster transactions.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

Commerce ministry to set up regulatory review committee under DIPP

The ministry has also decided to take regular feedback from the industry on implementation of measures on ease of doing business.;/;

Sep 26, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
CII wants new industrial policy

CII wants new industrial policy

The meeting was described as a courtesy call, a government release said.

Jul 17, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
GST to widen tax net, make India Inc more competitive: CII

GST to widen tax net, make India Inc more competitive: CII

The GST rollout will impart major competitiveness to Indian industry, incentivise exports and help expand the tax net, CII said.

Jul 02, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
Lower interest rate can help reap full benefit of cash ban: CII

Lower interest rate can help reap full benefit of cash ban: CII

India Inc has invoked the demand supply dynamics, calling for lower interest rates for private investment to pick up that will help the government achieve full benefit of cash ban.

May 14, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

NPA norms welcome, will force decisions: Axis' Shikha Sharma

Axis Bank MD and CEO Shikha Sharma today welcomed changes in NPA resolution as moves that will "force" decisions by cutting layers, and also said the bank is looking for one more life insurance distribution tie-up.

May 11, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
India can achieve 10% GDP growth by FY20: CII

India can achieve 10% GDP growth by FY20: CII

India can achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 10 percent by fiscal year 2019-20 on the back of tremendous opportunities available in the economy, Confederation of Indian Industry said on Wednesday.

May 04, 2017, 17:50 PM IST
Biz confidence hits record high with companies upbeat on economy:CII

Biz confidence hits record high with companies upbeat on economy:CII

With companies being optimistic that economic activities will gather pace this year, the CII Business Confidence Index soared to an all-time high in the Jan-March quarter.

Apr 09, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Focus of Budget is on tax compliance: CBDT

The Union Budget 2017-18 focuses on increasing tax compliance while at the same time safeguarding the honest tax payers from any harassment, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra said on Monday

Feb 06, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

'MSMEs manufacturing excellence imperative for global competitiveness'

Manufacturing excellence and quality upgradation of Indian micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are imperative for MSMEs aspiring to attain global competitiveness, Minister of State for MSMEs Haribhai Parthabhai Chaudhary said.

Feb 04, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Budget 2017: Privatise 100 PSUs, develop 50 stations via PPP model by end of 2017: CII

Budget 2017: Privatise 100 PSUs, develop 50 stations via PPP model by end of 2017: CII

In the wish-list to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before budget, CII has asked for Privatisation of 100 PSUs, including sale of Air India and Ashoka Hotel, and developing 50 train stations with private participation by 2017-end.

Jan 30, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Digital advertising in India to surpass Rs 255 billion mark in 2020

Digital advertising in India to surpass Rs 255 billion mark in 2020

Growing at CAGR of 33.5 percent, digital advertising in India is all set to surpass the Rs 255 billion mark in 2020, a CII-KPMG report said.

Jan 30, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Budget 2017: CII calls for smooth tax dispute settlement proviso

Budget 2017: CII calls for smooth tax dispute settlement proviso

Industry chamber CII said on Sunday that the upcoming budget should provide for an effective and smooth taxation dispute settlement mechanism towards minimising disputes and reducing unnecessary litigation.

Jan 29, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
Budget 2017: CII Eastern Region expects FM Jaitley to step up capital expenditure

Budget 2017: CII Eastern Region expects FM Jaitley to step up capital expenditure

Ahead of the Union Budget on February 1, CII Eastern Region on Saturday hoped that the government would increase its capital expenditure substantially and overhaul tax structure to cope with the emerging situation.

Jan 28, 2017, 23:12 PM IST