Budget 2018: Imported items including mobiles, footwear, motorcycles to get costly as govt hikes customs duties
A large number of imported items including mobile handsets, cars will become costlier as Arun Jaitley hiked customs duties on these products in Budget
Consumer durables and home appliances makers like Godrej Appliances, Panasonic, Philips Lighting and Intex want the government to lower taxes, give incentives to local manufacturing and increase customs duty on imports
Consumer durables and home appliances makers have asked the government to double custom duty to 20 percent on imported products such as washing machines, refrigerators and air conditioners to encourage domestic manufacturing.
Software industry, under the aegis of Nasscom, on Monday sought a resolution of the issues related to service tax refunds and GST during the pre-budget meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
India needs an electronics manufacturing ecosystem for 'Make in India' to succeed, says Karnataka's IT minister
Priyank Kharge, the 38-year old IT, Biotechnology and Tourism Minister of the government of Karnataka is overseeing the Tech Summit this year.