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Mar 19, 2019
India can't achieve 9-10% GDP growth without revolution in farm sector: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh KantKant said there is a need to boost investment in the agriculture sector as well as to introduce new technology and market reforms.
Mar 18, 2019
US says door is open if India is prepared to bring serious proposal to address trade, market access issuesThe US in November last year revoked duty-free concessions on import of at least 50 Indian products
Feb 28, 2019
GDP growth slows to five-quarter low of 6.6% in Q3 on weak performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectorEarlier last month, the CSO had estimated GDP growth of 7.2 percent for this fiscal under its first advance estimates.
Jan 29, 2019
Piyush Goyal asks state-run banks to step up lending to MSMEs, agri, housing sectorsAssuring full support to public sector lenders (PSBs), Piyush Goyal said bankers have also got confidence from the amendment in the Prevention of Corruption Act that bonafide actions are protected by the law.
Jan 21, 2019
Budget 2019: PHD Chamber expects reforms in farm sector, rationalisation of direct taxes; says bold steps essential to boost investmentConsistent indirect tax revenue growth along with reduction in GST rates by the government indicates that the tax base is widening and economic activity is rapidly expanding in India, it said.
Jan 14, 2019
UAE, Saudi Arabia to invest in India for food security; to benefit farmers, says Suresh PrabhuBoth the UAE and Saudi Arabia want to invest in both organic as well as food processing industries
Jan 09, 2019
Govt bats for new policy framework to promote solar energy in dairies; says move to benefit farmersPresently, the Centre is promoting solar pumps in the agriculture sector to ensure use of clean energy and at the same time reduce farm subsidy burden, the minister of state for renewable energy said.
Jan 07, 2019
CMIE data shows 11 mn jobs lost in 2018: Labour reforms need of the hour, but no political party is serious about itAccording to a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), job losses, and the number of unemployed people in the country have been steadily rising
Dec 28, 2018
Farm distress: Govt mulls waiving interest on timely crop loan repayment as new year gift for farmersTo provide immediate relief, one of the proposals being studied is to waive 4 percent interest rate on farmers repaying farm loan promptly within the due date.
Dec 27, 2018
PSU' contribution to central exchequer falls 3% to Rs 3.5 lakh cr in FY'18: SurveyIn 2016-17, CPSEs' contribution to the exchequer stood at Rs 3,60,815 crore.