Bharat Stage 2.0: Small towners rev up startup engine for non-metros

These ventures, not necessarily based in the founders’ hometowns, are targeting a market familiar to the entrepreneurs and their founding teams. They are aiming to connect with the next billion users, touted as the battleground for new-age Indian internet firms. By Shephali Bhatt MUMBAI: A growing breed of startups founded by technology entrepreneurs from small-town … Read more

Govt cuts corporate tax rate to 22%, relief on buyback tax

The finance ministry lowered the corporate tax rate to 22% for firms that do not avail tax incentives. New manufacturing companies will have to pay an even lower corporate tax rate of 15% Listed companies announcing share buybacks before 5 July to be exempt from buyback tax New Delhi: The government on Friday cut corporate … Read more

MSMEs need not use IBC to recover dues

Taking the route the MSMED Act provides is faster, easier and can be enforced through decree One of the most talked of laws in recent years has been the introduction of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, which has given stakeholders the power to take a defaulter (company/LLP) to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) … Read more

MSME Sector Needs Out-Of-The-Box Thinking, Says Gadkari About Bharat Craft Platform

Bharat Craft is the government’s ecommerce platform modelled around the e-marketplace Nitin Gadkari earlier said the portal can bring about INR 10 Lakh Cr. turnover to MSME sector Amazon and Flipkart has also launched dedicated portals to sell Indian handicrafts India’s minister of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Nitin Gadkari reportedly said that achieving … Read more

Mohan Bhagwat bats for small and medium scale industries, financial freedom

“The first condition for attaining financial freedom for all is that every person should become self-sufficient. Those who are not self-sufficient do not have freedom,” he said. Small and medium scale industries can make people financial independent and not the big corporations, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat said here on Friday. Big corporations “cannot do justice” … Read more

NITI Aayog invites nominations for Women Transforming India Awards

NITI Aayog, the premier think tank of the Government of India, has launched the Fourth Edition of Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards, in collaboration with the United Nations in New Delhi today. UN Resident Coordinator in India, Ms. Renata Lok-Dessallien, opened the nomination process for WTI Awards 2019, in the presence of CEO NITI Aayog, … Read more

Gadkari, MSMEs complain of poor disbursal under 59-minute loan scheme

NEW DELHI: Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) minister Nitin Gadkari and small businesses on Tuesday complained about the 59-minute loan scheme being slow in disbursing loan, while asking FM Nirmala Sitharaman to ensure that their dues from the government are cleared expeditiously. Gadkari flagged both the concerns during a meeting convened by FM as part of a series … Read more

24×7 Neft transfer from Dec ember to boost digital play

New Delhi: Taking a series of steps to boost the adoption of digital payments, RBI on Wednesday said the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) facility will be available 24×7, the scope of utility bill payments will be expanded, and more players will be encouraged in the retail payment space. Beginning December, online payments through NEFT will be available … Read more

स्टीलबर्ड कंपनी काश्मीरमध्ये फॅक्ट्री उघडणार

नवी दल्लीः जम्मू-काश्मीरला विशेष राज्याचा दर्जा देणारे कलम ३७० रद्द करण्याचा निर्णय केंद्र सरकारने घेतल्यानंतर देशभरातून या निर्णयाचे स्वागत करण्यात येत आहे. या निर्णयानंतर जम्मू-काश्मीरमध्ये जमीन खरेदी करण्याला, व्यापार करण्याला इतर राज्यातील लोकांना परवानगी मिळणार आहे. आशियातील सर्वात मोठी हेल्मेट कंपनी स्टीलबर्ड हायटेकने जम्मू-काश्मीरमध्ये कारखाना उघडण्याची इच्छा बोलून दाखवली आहे. स्टीलबर्ड कंपनीने सरकारच्या या निर्णयाचे स्वागत … Read more