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Ease of Doing Business

Government reduces rate of ESI contribution from 6.5% to 4%

The reduction in rates will benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers, government said.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

India expects improvement in WB's doing biz ranking this year

An official delegation including secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Ramesh Abhishek, apprised a World Bank team in Washington of reform measures taken by the government in easing the business process.

May 09, 2019, 10:04 AM IST

5 states with highest and lowest rank in ease of doing business in last 3 years

The Doing Business assessment provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies.

Mar 12, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

BJP-ruled states are worse than the others because they are frivolous

On the whole BJP-ruled states are not doing very well because of theatrics and outright populism.

Aug 10, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Mindless meddling: The anti-business disease of Maharashtra's order on food in multiplexes

Mumbai is struggling in the rain. But the government seems more interested in mindlessly populist meddling with non-essential movie-watching.

Aug 04, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Frauds push ease of doing business to background, scars take front seat: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said that the unethical behaviour in the lender-borrower relation needs to end.

Feb 24, 2018, 12:47 PM IST

Maharashtra to be crucial in India's entry to top 50 global 'ease of doing business' ranking: Amitabh Kant

Maharashtra will play a key role in helping the country to break into the top 50 in the global list for ease of doing business over the next two years, Niti Aayog Chief Executive Amitabh Kant has said.

Feb 19, 2018, 20:23 PM IST

Ease of Doing Business: Budget 2018 outlines 372-point plan for states

In the latest Ease of Doing Business report of the World Bank, India's position jumped 30 places to rank 100th among 190 nations.

Feb 01, 2018, 13:40 PM IST

Why Economic Survey 2017-18 is in pink colour: All you need to know

According to CEA Arvind Subramanian, this is to extend the committee's support to the growing worldwide movement to end violence against women.

Jan 29, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

World Bank to recalculate national rankings of ease of doing business

Giving credence to the theory that the World Bank's popular ease of doing business (EODB) ranking is not credible and accurate, its chief economist Paul Romer has announced to recalculate the national rankings of business competitiveness going back to at least four years.

Jan 14, 2018, 07:37 AM IST

Non-compliance to be 'very costly' for companies: Govt

Continuing the clampdown on illicit fund flows, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has already struck off more than 2.24 lakh companies that have not been doing business for long and has disqualified over three lakh directors associated with such entities.

Dec 26, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Jharkhand slips to 13th in ease of doing business

Jharkhand, which was in the third position in 2015, is in the 13th this year with 57.68 per cent score.

Dec 08, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

Three key reforms have improved transparency, says Arun Jaitley

Recapitalisation will help to redress the twin balance sheet problem and revive private investment, he added.

Nov 16, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Economic reforms to help support long-term growth: BMI Research

India's ranking on the World Bank's 2018 Ease of Doing Business index improved significantly to 100/190 countries - a 30 notch jump from its previous position.

Nov 07, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

Those who've been part of World Bank now question its report: PM Modi's five-point attack on Opposition

 “Don't want to sleep over 30 place jump in ease of doing business ranking; want to do more.”

Nov 04, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Ease of Doing business report proof our efforts are gaining momentum: PM Modi

Speaking at 'India's Business Reforms' event at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, PM Modi said that despite India's rise, some question the World Bank Report. " Collaborate, not criticise, for India's further rise," he said.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

One life, one mission - to improve life of my countrymen, says PM Modi at India's Business Reforms event

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that ease of doing business leads to ease of life. 

Nov 04, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

India scores perfect 10 in protecting shareholders' rights

India scored 10/10 for protection of shareholders' rights -- as against 4/10 for the US, 5/10 for Australia, 7/10 each for the UK, Singapore and New Zealand.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

'Streamlining taxation will help India reach top 50 in ease of doing business'

Lauding the government`s efforts in attracting a record $60 billion worth of FDI in a single year, he invited the domestic and global investors to reap dividends by investing in the infrastructure and logistics sector that provide huge scope.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

Ease of Doing Business: Working in Delhi more money-making than Mumbai

The Ease of Doing Business analysis is based on a survey that established a comparision between the earnings and working conditions of 19-year-old cashiers in supermarkets that employ 60 workers across 190 countries.

Nov 02, 2017, 10:50 AM IST