RBI's move to keep interest rates low to boost business confidence: India Inc

PHDCCI President Sanjay Aggarwal said the central bank maintained the status quo, despite the high inflation stoked by a few products.

Aug 06, 2021, 18:34 PM IST

National Education Policy to make India knowledge capital of world, says Piyush Goyal

The National Education Policy focuses on innovation, entrepreneurship and skill development, and it will make India the knowledge capital of the world, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday (February 26). He also said the policy allows students to be more creative in their chosen fields.

Feb 26, 2021, 20:01 PM IST

PM Modi addresses Annual meeting of FICCI

PM Modi in his address to Annual meeting of FICCI said that hindrances in agriculture sector will be removed.

Dec 12, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

We want to protect our industries so that they can get fair play and access: Piyush Goyal

"It is the first time nation has been able to keep people in their homes in the world's strictest lockdown and provide for food and other basic necessities to every citizen across the length and breadth of the country," Goyal said.

Aug 10, 2020, 20:05 PM IST

FICCI's nod to government's final tranche of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ package

Hours after the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the fifth and final tranche of Aatmanirbhar stimulus package, FICCI welcomed the announcements noting that the giving states more room for market borrowing is a step in the right direction.

May 17, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

PM Modi's Atmanirbhar package strengthens dream of strong India, says FICCI President Sangita Reddy

"FICCI will fully support the PM’s dream of a self-dependent India and ensure all measures to make this a reality. The strengthening of the five pillars — economy, infrastructure, system, demography, and demand will pave the way for India returning to a higher sustained growth path again,” said FICCI President.

May 13, 2020, 00:39 AM IST

Economy requires Rs 4.5 lakh crore fiscal support at current juncture: Ficci to FM

In a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Ficci President Sangita Reddy also made a case for the need to create a self-sufficiency fund for innovation, construction and manufacturing clusters to make use of the emerging opportunities in the wake of disruption in global supply chain.

May 11, 2020, 17:49 PM IST

GDP slumps to 4.5% in Q2 FY20; things will improve in second half of current fiscal, says FICCI

India's economic growth has slowed to 4.5 per cent in the July to September quarter from 7.1 per cent in the corresponding period of last year, said the government data on Friday (November 29). The slowdown in Q2 FY20 was largely due to a sharp dip in the manufacturing sector and agriculture output, said the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in a statement.

Nov 29, 2019, 22:19 PM IST

GDP growth pegged at 6% in Q1: FICCI survey

The growth numbers for the first quarter are expected to be released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) next week. Ficci said boosting agriculture sector, strengthening MSMEs, undertaking factor market reforms are key to steering the economy out of the slowdown.

Aug 26, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Ficci for increasing FDI cap in insurance to 74%

The body also said that there is a need to improve investor confidence about the surrounding ecosystem in the country to attract more FDI inflows.

Jun 13, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

India's GDP growth forecast at 7.1% for FY20

The industry body FICCI's economic outlook survey said the minimum and maximum growth estimate stood at 6.8 percent and 7.3 percent, respectively, for 2019-20.

May 31, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

Positive sentiment continues for manufacturing sector in Q4: FICCI survey

In terms of order books, 44 percent respondents in March 2019 quarter said they expect the number to go up as against 43 percent in October-December 2018 quarter.

May 13, 2019, 11:27 AM IST

Industry, govt should jointly strategise for economic growth: Ficci

Ficci president Rashesh Shah indicated that the economy is on a recovery path with reforms measures, while Indian rupee is weakening and inflationary pressure going up while rising oil prices are again posing a high risk to India's economic growth trajectory.

Sep 20, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Deepika Padukone opens up on her fear of slipping into depression again

Deepika talked about her fear of slipping into depression again.

Sep 10, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

India's growth story intact despite challenges: Ficci

It termed the slowing down of the industrial output in May to 3.2% and the inching up of the retail inflation in June to 5% as short-term challenges.

Jul 19, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

Ficci Frames 2018 pays tribute to Sridevi

Ficci Frames 2018 is a three-day convention where more than 60 international companies of buyers, distributors and other business people have gathered from around 30 countries.

Mar 04, 2018, 21:20 PM IST

PNB fraud: After ASSOCHAM, now FICCI joins chorus for privatising state-run banks

FICCI called state-run banks privatisation is in the interest of creating 'a dynamic banking sector' in India.

Feb 19, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

Industry cites glitches in GSTN portal as major concern: Survey

According to the survey, respondents emphasised that filing of returns be made simpler and there should also be a centralised registration for inter-state services.

Feb 18, 2018, 20:15 PM IST

Bad loans to banks by UPA regime a loot of public money: PM Narendra Modi

Hard-selling his government's pro-poor policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi listed out initiatives like free cooking gas connections to women, bank accounts to every household, loans to the youth and affordable housing, taken since 2014.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:26 PM IST