CII Annual Session 2021: PM Modi talks about economic recovery, FDI and more, check key takeaways

Exuding confidence in Indian Inc, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government stands by industry.

Aug 11, 2021, 19:37 PM IST

Nitin Gadkari pitches for using RBI's rising forex reserves for infrastructure development

Addressing a virtual event organised by industry body CII, Gadkari further said that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) should also have a financial arm like the Power Ministry's Power Finance Corporation (PFC).

Aug 11, 2021, 15:58 PM IST

Structural Reforms key priority of the government: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said that every policy which was introduced had a structural component. 

Aug 25, 2020, 18:07 PM IST

Single window system for industrial approvals will soon be in place: Piyush Goyal

Goyal said that the government is committed to policy simplification and asked for industry's feedback and cooperation.

Jul 31, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

CII comes with 10 points strategy for post-Covid India; to focus more on healthcare, education

Kotak said that the industry body will work with the government to save livelihood and getting out from the lockdown smoothly with more focus on healthcare and education.

Jun 04, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

Intent, inclusion, investment, innovation, infrastructure –PM Modi’s 5i mantra for getting economy back on track

Modi said that government will focus on intent, inclusion, investment, infrastructure and innovation to get India back to high growth trajectory.

Jun 02, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

PM Modi inaugurates annual session 2020 of 'Confederation of Indian Industry' (CII)

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India inaugurated the annual session 2020 of the 'Confederation of India's Industry' (CII) on Tuesday. In this annual session, he said that India will tide over the coronavirus epidemic, fight it and will soon be back on track with the decisive policies of the government.

Jun 02, 2020, 12:28 PM IST

India will definitely get its economic growth back: PM Narendra Modi

Modi said he is so optimist about getting the economy back on track because he has confidence on the farmers, small businesses and entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers.

Jun 02, 2020, 12:12 PM IST

Atmanirbhar Bharat is the way forward to get growth back, says PM Modi

This is PM’s first major speech on the Indian Economy since the announcement of Unlock-1.

Jun 02, 2020, 10:48 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address CII annual session, his first major speech on economy since Unlock-1

The virtual online meeting at the annual session of the CII assumes significance as companies are resuming operations after the government has allowed gradual phasing out of the lockdown.

Jun 02, 2020, 10:03 AM IST

Govt-backed credit guarantee needed to ensure banks overcome risk averseness while lending: CII

The government should provide partial credit guarantee to banks as a shield from risk averseness arising out of lending to non-banking financial and microfinance companies, as liquidity is needed at a time when the economy is suffering a blow due to the global coronavirus outbreak, industry body CII said on Sunday.

Apr 19, 2020, 19:53 PM IST

Loans from NBFCs to developers halved in FY19: Report

The report observed that default by leading NBFC, IL&FS, in scheduled payments led to a liquidity squeeze in the real estate sector since September 2018.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

At no point do we want to make it difficult for industry: Sitharaman

The Minister mentioned the possibility of reviewing some of the milestones in relation to infrastructure. In particular, projects with a bearing on the core sectors and job creation may be brought forward.

Aug 09, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Investments of Rs 5 lakh crore required in Transmission to meet energy needs of a $5 trillion- economy: CII

The transmission sector has seen a fall in the investments to below 1.8 lakh crore in the last five years but this will need to see a significant jump as 500 GW of renewable energy is added to the grid by 2030, CII said.

Jul 19, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Ease of tax compliance will promote ease of living: CBDT Chairman

Pre-filling of returns shall be able to reduce errors in tax calculation and also collection. Faceless assessment is a great step. Tax offices will be anonymized and the pain points will be minimized, he added.

Jul 10, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

CII comes out with new index to assess Central, state budgets

The index has been constructed using UNDP's Human Development Index methodology, CII said, adding the proposed composite index of fiscal performance comprises six components for holistic assessment of the quality of government budgets.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

India should think big and envision 10% GDP growth rate: CII President

With GDP growth moderating in the last quarter, the CII President emphasized four key drivers for reinvigorating the growth rate, namely boosting consumption, investments, public expenditure on social and physical infrastructure and net exports.

Jun 03, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Kumbh will generate revenue of Rs 1.2 lakh crore for UP, give jobs to over 6 lakh workers: CII

Around 12 crore people are expected to visit the Kumbh till March 4, when the Mela will come to a close.

Jan 20, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

Economy on recovery path, investments likely to pick up: CII

CII President Rakesh Bharti Mittal said the impact of sustained structural reforms is now being felt on the ground as a mammoth economy is turning around.

May 28, 2018, 15:15 PM IST

Indian economy strong, reforms on track: CII

The government is set to enter the final year of its term before the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections on May 26.

May 25, 2018, 15:23 PM IST