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By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Mar 7th, 2016
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The present generation of  global Indians seek global infrastructure and global work ethics to come back So the dragon is getting better of the lion in attracting its caretakers back to their own land. Love for the country? Hardly. It’s been quite some time since Indian economy is being questioned as to why it has not been able to attract the Indian diaspora while the ...
By Ritika Bisht
In Economy
Feb 29th, 2016
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2016-17 that included some deductions and multiple new cesses. This year’s budget increased the tax deduction limit to Rs 60,000 per annum from the current Rs 24,000 on the housing rent. The Finance Minister also announced an additional tax relief of Rs 50,000 per annum on a loan of Rs 35 lakh in 2016-17 for the ...
By Ritika Bisht
In Economy
Jan 25th, 2016
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During his visit to India alongside President Francois Hollande, Finance Minister Michel Sapin has stated that French companies will invest USD 10 billion in India over the next five years, chiefly in the industrial sector. “Over the last five years, French companies have invested more than USD 1 billion per year in India” said Sapin. He added, “We estimate that they w...
By Ritika Bisht
In Digital India
Jan 18th, 2016
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Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar has revealed that the number of Internet users in the country is expected to go up to 50 crore, from the current over 40 crore, in next 5-8 months. “According to our estimate, out of these, 70 percent people are going to access Internet through mobile phones,” Prasad said. About 100 crore people, out of the population of India ...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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In the last few years, microfinance institutions are moving to new business ecosystems There is good news for the microfinance sector in our country. The gross loan portfolio (GLP) has seen an impressive growth in the quarter ending in September 2015 (Q2 FY 2015-16). According to MFIN Micrometer, GLP stood at a Rs. 36,660 cr as compared to 20,879 cr during the same qua...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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 The first hike in about a decade signals a divergence between the US and other leading economies After a span of nine years, the US Fed has increased the interest rates in a move which has been coming a long time. The move marks the official end of the globally coordinated fiscal and monetary stimuli that was provided to the world economy that had come dangerously clo...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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A Roundtable organized by ASSOCHAM was held on 16th December, 2015, at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi. The topic was ‘Make in India: Trade and Fiscal Incentives for the IT Hardware and Electronics Industry.’ Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of IT, was the speaker from the government whereas the industry was represented by Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo and Texas Instrum...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Nov 5th, 2015
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India is changing and more and more start-ups are successfully taking off in a variety of sectors and industries As a culture, India has never boasted of an inherent risk-embracing entrepreneurial energy, unlessthe reference is to particular localized pockets in certain communities. However, these were typically small, well-established, family-run business owners who u...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Oct 15th, 2015
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PM’s visit to US west coast a major boost for India’s IT industry The tour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Silicon Valley gave a major boost to India’s IT industry as it included discussions with the CEOs of Apple, Google, Microsoft and Tesla, and ended with a dinner aimed at promoting the Digital India initiative, that saw the technology industry and the Prime ...
By Anand Mishra
In Economy
Oct 15th, 2015
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India in a sweet spot to cash on the Chinese economic turmoil In the middle of August this year, the Government of China devalued its currency over a span of three days in a bid to keep its exports intact. The step came after a series of bad news about the Chinese economy over the last few months. The move triggered a free fall in Chinese equity market, which spooked t...