At a webinar on the Atmanirbhar Bharat mission, Puri added that "India has to build 600 to 800 million square metres of urban space every year till 2030"
Industry body CII on Friday suggested that the government should immediately announce a stimulus package of Rs 15 lakh crore, or 7.5 percent of the GDP, observing that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to "deep distress" in the Indian economy
India can be the destination of choice for global manufacturing in the post-COVID 19 world if it gets its acts together with the right policies as a lot of things are going for the country, say industry experts
More than one million information technology employees are expected to continue to work from home even after the coronavirus-inflicted lockdown situation returns to normalcy, says IT industry veteran Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan
Coronavirus Outbreak: India’s GDP growth likely to range between decline of 0.9% and growth of 1.5% in FY21, says CII
India's GDP is likely to range between a decline of 0.9 percent and a growth of 1.5 percent in the current financial year, with the economy undergoing a "turbulent" phase caused by the coronavirus-induced lockdown, according to a report
The Confederation of Indian Industry has urged the government to exempt services such as e-commerce including delivery boys and supply chain vendors, food processing warehousing and IT-ITeS from the imposition of section 144 and other similar directives amid the coronavirus outbreak
Economics of India's arts sector may take longer to improve than envisioned: CII taskforce's Tarana Sawhney
India's return to the Venice Biennale, in the form of a Gandhi-themed pavilion exhibition, has put the spotlight on the CII's Taskforce on Art and Culture.
'Entire neighbourhood minus one has been a fairly good story': S Jaishankar slams Pakistan at India Economic Summit
S Jaishankar on Friday said India's entire neighbourhood 'minus one' has been a 'fairly good story' for regional cooperation.
Kumbh Mela to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue; hospitality sector aims at employing 2.5 lakh people: CII
Although the Kumbh Mela is spiritual and religious in nature, the economic activities associated with it generate employment for over six lakh workers, CII said
CAIT slams CII report favouring 100% FDI in multi-brand retail, says move will 'affect livelihoods of crores of people'
The traders' body said foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail is a crucial issue affecting livelihood of crores of people in the country
Telecom Secretary asks states to utilise Bharat Net infrastructure to create more opportunities for monetisation
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan emphasised that a strong connectivity infrastructure will be crucial to ensure success of all ongoing programmes across areas, including health, education and others.
Theme for the 13th edition of CII AgroTech is "Technology in Agriculture: Increasing Farmer's Income."
Narendra Modi holds talks with Italian PM Giuseppe Conte, discusses ways to boost bilateral trade and investment
Speaking at India-Italy Technology Summit, Modi said that India is taking IT software power to the next level and "developing technological temperament from scientific temper"
The formation of a bad bank will be a bigger burden on taxpayers, already helping the Centre recapitalise PSBs
Reserve Bank may hike rates again in August on rising inflation, elevated crude oil prices: Analysts
Headline inflation surging to a four-month high of 4.87 percent in May is likely to force t RBI to hike rates once again at its August monetary policy review
CII projects FY19 GDP growth at 7.3-7.7 percent; expects rural consumption to boost manufacturing activity
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said it expects India's gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 7.3-7.7 percent during the 2018-19 financial year
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu indicated that negotiations on long-stalled free trade pact between India and European Union could resume soon
Globalisation going through revisionary phase, says Suresh Prabhu; emphasises on having more international trade
Globalisation is going through a phase where countries are "revisiting and evaluating" their role in it, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said
Industry body CII has sought rationalisation of the dividend distribution tax rate to 10 percent in the upcoming Budget to encourage participation of different stakeholders in the country's financial markets