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

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

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...
Nirmala Sitharaman to meet stakeholders for actions proposed by U.K. Sinha Committee to boost MSMEs

Nirmala Sitharaman to meet stakeholders for actions proposed by U.K. Sinha Committee to boost MSMEs

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet with the concerned stakeholders within the next week to finalise decisions to be taken and timelines for action required with respect to the Expert Committee on MSMEs Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet with the...
Govt softens stance on time frame for transition to electric vehicles

Govt softens stance on time frame for transition to electric vehicles

The change in stance follows a strong opposition by automakers of the proposed government plan to ban two-wheelers (below 150cc) and three-wheelers by 2023 and 2025, respectively The government seems to have softened its stance on the time frame for transition to...
India readies plan for $4 billion Tesla-scale battery storage plants

India readies plan for $4 billion Tesla-scale battery storage plants

India will need 6 gigawatt-scale plants of 10GWh each by 2025 and 12 by 2030 Apart from EVs, such battery storages will cater to the consumer electronics industry and electricity grids, given the intermittent nature of electricity from clean energy sources New Delhi:...
Postal dept decides to convert India Post Payments Bank to a SFB

Postal dept decides to convert India Post Payments Bank to a SFB

India Post will partner with Common Service Centre to provide a suite of citizen centric services such as banking, remittance, insurance, DBT, bill and tax payments etc at post offices The postal department said it has decided to convert the India Post Payments Bank...