ETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: Flexible policies, repository of data can help streamline land …

Industry experts were unanimous in their views on the varied incentives needed to scale up MSMEs to a level that can make them more visible and relevant. Speaking at an ETRise Dialogues panel discussion recently held in Bangalore on ‘overcoming challenges regarding land, labour and capital’, industry stakeholders lined up some of the pressing issues… Continue reading ETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: Flexible policies, repository of data can help streamline land …

Budget 2020 | How can the government revive animal spirits?

Madhur SinghalRising wholesale and consumer inflation and a general slowdown in consumer demand have affected India’s GDP growth. However, one year down the line, we can foresee a consumption revival and revitalisation of the economy with concerted efforts from the government and industry alike. Some key areas and measures listed below can help create a… Continue reading Budget 2020 | How can the government revive animal spirits?

What can GST Council do to augment tax collection; these are the key trends to watch out for

While the government is focusing on increasing compliances to bridge the gap, who knows what lies in future if it does not yield the intended results Goods and Service Tax (GST) was introduced two and a half years back replacing various indirect tax laws like excise duty, service tax, value-added tax, etc. It also saw… Continue reading What can GST Council do to augment tax collection; these are the key trends to watch out for

Hope capital gains tax and STT will go: Jimmy Patel of Quantum Mutual Fund on Budget 2020

By Jimmy Patel Over the years, the union budget has increasingly become less important for the long-term equity investors (1991-92 budget speech by Dr Manmohan Singh stands out in that context). Several policy decisions impacting the economy and thereby equity markets have moved out of the budget like, post the GST implementation indirect tax changes… Continue reading Hope capital gains tax and STT will go: Jimmy Patel of Quantum Mutual Fund on Budget 2020

TREND: Data shows it is advantage manufacturing states under GST

Other News RBI Watch: Govt has no basis to invoke FRBM Act escape clause FY20 Thursday, Jan 30 By Siddharth Upasani That the Centre’s finances are in shambles is no secret. The fiscal deficit breached the full-year target by more than a trillion rupees in Apr-Nov itself. And the full force of September’s corporate tax rate cut… Continue reading TREND: Data shows it is advantage manufacturing states under GST

System in place for industrial expansion in critically, severely polluted areas

NT NETWORK Panaji Following National Green Tribunal (NGT) direction, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has evolved a mechanism to ensure that industrial expansion can be allowed or new units under red and orange categories can be set up after due precautions in “critically polluted” and “severely polluted” industrial areas. The apex pollution control and… Continue reading System in place for industrial expansion in critically, severely polluted areas

Submit report on plea seeking ban on selling PET-bottled beverages: NGT to CPCB

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the Central Pollution Control Board to submit a report on a 16-year-old’s plea seeking a ban on sale of PET-bottled beverages by IRCTC, Coca Cola, Pepsico and others till they start collecting back the plastic waste generated due to their products. PET is a general-purpose thermoplastic polymer which… Continue reading Submit report on plea seeking ban on selling PET-bottled beverages: NGT to CPCB

NGT junks plea over aircraft dropping poop on Delhi home

The National Green Tribunal has junked a retired army officer’s plea that aircraft were dumping human excreta on his south Delhi residence, saying it might have been a mischief done by an individual. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said there was no material to link the waste found on the… Continue reading NGT junks plea over aircraft dropping poop on Delhi home

Ensure students avail either car pool or school buses: Wb govt tells schools

Kolkata: Authorities of 26 prominent city schools have been asked by the West Bengal government to ensure that their students avail either car pool or school buses from April 1 to minimize vehicular pollution.The School Education department in a notification last week has asked the school authorities to ‘mandatorily introduce’ a system where students are… Continue reading Ensure students avail either car pool or school buses: Wb govt tells schools