India Economic Summit

Telecom prospects robust; stress a temporary situation: Govt

Speaking at the India Economic Summit here, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said the government is fully cognisant of its role to provide an enabling environment and level playing field, but the market developments would require businesses to take their own decisions.

Oct 06, 2017, 21:20 PM IST

It would take one more year for private investment to pick up: Ruia

Speaking at the India Economic Summit, he said that huge private investment during the last five years has created a lot of surplus capacity.

Oct 05, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Competition in telecom coming down, says Sunil Mittal

Mittal also made the point that while India's digital vision is strong and so is the support to the programme, the states were not showing "the same level of urgency".

Oct 05, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman urges firms to exploit free trade accord with Japan

Indian companies should much more utilise the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), or free trade accord, to increase exports to Japan and help bridge the trade deficit, the government said on Thursday.

Oct 06, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

FDI increase needs to translate into jobs: Nirmala Sitharaman

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday lauded the increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) in India but said it will be meaningful only when it translates into increased job creation.

Oct 06, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

6 top players keen to develop ultra high-speed trains: Suresh Prabhu

Six major global players have shown keen interest in developing ultra high-speed trains in the country, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here Thursday.

Oct 06, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

India Economic Summit 2016: Tech, ease of doing biz will help achieve 8% growth, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Use of technology, transparent processes and ease of doing business will help India pull off 8 percent growth over the next couple of decades, the government Thursday said.

Oct 06, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

India Economic Summit to begin today in Delhi

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will open the two-day meet which will focus on issues like digital transformation and regional economic integration.


Oct 06, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

Govt cautious on West-discarded nuclear technology: Goyal

As government charts out a multi-pronged growth agenda for power sector, it is cautious about not being saddled with technology discarded by West in the name of nuclear energy, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.

Nov 06, 2014, 13:41 PM IST

WEF India Summit: Retrospective tax bad idea; open to privatisation of sick PSUs, says Jaitley

Asserting satisfaction with government's performance so far, Jaitley said that there are bound to be certain obstructions and hurdles but one need not be bothered much about those.

Nov 05, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

India Economic Summit to kick-start from tomorrow

India Economic Summit is co-hosted by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the World Economic Forum.

Nov 03, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

India is a land of opportunities: Mukesh Ambani

India is not a land of billion problems but a land of a billion opportunities, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Sunday.

Nov 13, 2011, 15:20 PM IST

World Economic Forum to kick-off from today in Mumbai

The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual India Economic Summit will be held in Mumbai over the week end, the first time that the IES meet is travelling out of New Delhi in its two decade history.

Nov 12, 2011, 08:59 AM IST

Reforms agenda in place for education sector: Sibal

Massive reforms are required across the spectrum in India’s Education sector, declared HRD MInister Kapil Sibal, at the plenary session on "Creating World-Class Education in India", at the 25th India Economic Summit, on Monday.

Nov 09, 2009, 15:43 PM IST

PM to open India Economic Summit on Sunday

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will
inaugurate the three-day India Economic Summit on Sunday being
held here in the backdrop of the global financial crisis.

Nov 05, 2009, 15:05 PM IST