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Assocham seeks tax incentives, infra status for ports in Budget

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 12:31

Industry body Assocham has sought tax incentives, market-linked tariff rates and grant of infrastructure status to the port industry in the upcoming budget for turning India's coastline into a growth catalyst.

Encourage foreign investment in railways sector: Assocham

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 22:20

The government should develop infrastructure and encourage foreign investment in the railways sector, trade body ASSOCHAM has said.

'Set up gold bank, gold deposit a/c to minimise smuggling'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:24

The government should establish a gold bank and introduce a gold deposit account operated through scheduled commercial banks to minimise smuggling of the yellow metal, industry body Assocham said Wednesday.

Assocham suggests measures to boost agriculture growth

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:51

The immediate measures also include encouraging high value agriculture like horticulture, floriculture, fisheries, poultry and dairy to enhance job creation.

Narendra Modi govt`s mantra `delay out, decision in`: Javadekar

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 15:21

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Narendra Modi government believes in the mantra "delay is out, decision is in", and asserted that the job of the government is not to create roadblocks but to give impetus to entrepreneurship and industry.

Govt willing to address difficulties in Cos Act implementation

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 23:06

Industry groups - CII, Ficci, Assocham and PHDCCI - emphasised upon the need to ensure progression and development of business, and avoid unintended negative outcomes.

Online shopping clicks in searing heat: Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 15:03

The searing heat wave in the country has come as a blessing for online shopping portals that have grown 155 percent this summer, a survey revealed Wednesday.

Centre govt must enforce power grid discipline: Assocham

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 11:38

It suggested that aerial patrolling of transmission lines both at the national and state levels should become priorities.

UP law & order situation to affect inbound tourism: Assocham

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 15:10

Deteriorating law and order situation and incidents of rape in Uttar Pradesh, reverberating in the global media, will leave an adverse impact on the tourism sector of the country, an Assocham report has said.

Review foreign investment policy in defence: Assocham to govt

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:34

Several domestic companies have applied to the DIPP for industrial licences to manufacture a wide range of defence products.

''Power crisis may force closure of 25% small businesses''

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 19:53

Acute power shortages are likely to force over 25 percent micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in several states, mostly in north India, to close their businesses, according to industry lobby Assocham.

Assocham seeks tax sops, GST in Budget to revive growth

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 19:25

The industry chamber shared its suggestions for reviving growth and boosting the manufacturing sector in a pre-budget consultation meeting with Revenue Secretary Rajiv Takru here.