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Adequate quantity of salt in every state, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Adequate quantity of salt in every state, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today dismissed canard about shortage of salt in the country as "concocted rumours" and stressed adequate quantity is available in every state.

Apple seeks incentives to set up manufacturing unit in India

Apple seeks incentives to set up manufacturing unit in India

US-based iPhone maker Apple has sought incentives from the government to set up a manufacturing unit in the country.

Ease of Doing Business: India's rank will seriously improve in World Bank's report, says DIPP

Ease of Doing Business: India's rank will seriously improve in World Bank's report, says DIPP

India's rank will "seriously improve" in the World Bank's 'Doing Business' report next year on the back of reforms like GST and Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said Friday.

Ease of Doing Business: Andhra, Telangana dethrone Gujarat from top spot

Ease of Doing Business: Andhra, Telangana dethrone Gujarat from top spot

The states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are the best states to do business in India after having jointly dislodged Gujarat from the top spot, according to a report by the World Bank and DIPP.

Big boost to India: 16 states score over 80% in World Bank `Ease of Doing Business` ranking

Big boost to India: 16 states score over 80% in World Bank `Ease of Doing Business` ranking

The `Make of India` programme of the government has spurred strong competition among Indian states in improving the ease of doing business in order to attract investments and drive the economies of their regions.

 Copyright.In a fraudulent website: DIPP

Copyright.In a fraudulent website: DIPP

The Commerce Ministry on Thursday cautioned that the website www.Copyright.In does not represent the copyright registration office of India.

Ads for discounts by e-commerce players no violation of policy

Amid controversy over advertisements for discounts by online retailers like Amzaon and Flipkart, an official said these business propositions are to attract buyers and are not in violation of e-commerce guidelines.

Ease of doing biz: DIPP to release states' ranking in September

Ease of doing biz: DIPP to release states' ranking in September

For this year's ease of doing business ranking, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will consider reforms uploaded by states till August 30.

Govt to invest Rs 200 crore on scaling up existing incubators

Government will identify 10 incubators out of existing 200 such centres and invest Rs 200 crore on scaling up their capacity, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Saturday said.

Start-ups now need only a DIPP certificate for IPR benefits

Start-ups now need only a DIPP certificate for IPR benefits

To improve ease of doing business, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said a start-up would now need only a certificate of recognition from the government to avail IPR-related benefits.

Ease of biz ranking: World Bank officials to meet DIPP

Ease of biz ranking: World Bank officials to meet DIPP

A World Bank team will meet DIPP officials next week to discuss steps taken by India to improve its ease of doing business ranking.

571 startups queue up for tax benefits

571 startups queue up for tax benefits

As many as 571 budding entrepreneurs have filed applications as on June 24 with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) for recognition as innovative startups to avail tax breaks and other benefits.

FDI in food processing: Govt may put conditions for investors

FDI in food processing: Govt may put conditions for investors

Officials of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and Food Processing Ministry are discussing mutually agreeable conditions to be included in the proposal, an official said.

DIPP's high level meet on 23 May to announce special pacakge for leather industry

DIPP's high level meet on 23 May to announce special pacakge for leather industry. Watch complete news story of First Trade and stay updated with the latest trends and statistics in the stock market, commodity market and share market!

FDI in India reaches record $51 bn in 11 months of FY16

FDI in India reaches record $51 bn in 11 months of FY16

Foreign Direct Investment into India touched the "highest ever" mark of USD 51 billion during the April-February period of last fiscal ended March 31, DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said today.

FDI inflows up 37% to $39.32 billion in 2015

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country increased by 37 per cent to USD 39.32 billion during 2015

Detailed norms on FDI in food processing soon: Nirmala

Detailed norms on FDI in food processing soon: Nirmala

Government will soon come out with detailed norms to operationalise the decision to permit 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the food processing sector.

Single-brand retail: Apple resubmits proposal, Xiaomi applies

Single-brand retail: Apple resubmits proposal, Xiaomi applies

iPhone and iPad maker Apple has resubmitted its application for opening single-brand retail stores in the country as there were certain gaps in its earlier proposal.

Govt to launch web portal for startups by next week: DIPP Secy

Govt to launch web portal for startups by next week: DIPP Secy

 Government will launch a portal for startups by next week and begin the registration process with a view to encourage budding entrepreneurs and promote ease of doing business, a top official said today.

Relocate your manufacturing base to India: Amitabh Kant tells Japan

Relocate your manufacturing base to India: Amitabh Kant tells Japan

Japanese companies should relocate their manufacturing base to India as this is the "only way" to strengthen bilateral partnership between the two countries, DIPP Secretary Amitabh Kant said Sunday.