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Hiring in private sector to remain stagnant until beginning of next fiscal: ASSOCHAM

The hiring outlook in the private sector is expected to stay muted till the beginning of fiscal 2018-19, an ASSOCHAM assessment, based on its feedback from members, indicated.

published on : 19th November 2017

India Inc opposed to any reservation in private sector: Assocham

At a time when the Indian economy is seeking positive triggers for growth revival, any political narrative on reservation in the private sector would bring in a big blow, it said.

published on : 13th November 2017

High pollution in NCR may dent its tourism prospects: Assocham

The alarming level of pollution in Delhi-NCR may hit tourism in the region as November and December are the peak months for foreign travellers to visit India.

published on : 10th November 2017

India has largest number of malnourished kids in world: Assocham and EY report

The report found that towards the end of 2015, 40 per cent of the Indian children were undernourished.

published on : 1st November 2017

40-50 percent of India's fresh produce goes waste due to poor cold chain infra: Study

India has about 6,300 cold storage facilities with a capacity of 30.11 million tonne, which are only able to store about 11 .per cent of the country's total perishable produce

published on : 24th October 2017

Online shopaholics may spend Rs 30,000 crore in festive month: Assocham

The findings are based on a survey conducted across 10 cities in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Chandigarh and Dehradun.

published on : 11th October 2017

Chinese products sales may decline 40-45 per cent this Diwali: Assocham

There has been a 40-45 per cent impact on goods like decorative lights which records huge sales during Diwali, whereas a slight impact has also been seen on China-made electronic goods.

published on : 9th October 2017

Market pricing regime distorted by petrol, diesel tax hikes: Assocham

Industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday that the consumer is getting restive about a three-year high in the petrol prices and feels the market pricing mechanism is being distorted by the tax hikes.

published on : 17th September 2017

Use land survey to cement ties with farmers, Telangana CM KC Rao tells party leaders

Farmers’ coordination committees comprising 11 members would also be formed, at the same time.

published on : 27th August 2017

Withholding tax rate for firms may drop: Central Board of Direct Taxes

Foreign companies generating income in India could soon get additional tax benefits with the Central Board of Direct Taxes indicating lowering of withholding tax rate.

published on : 24th August 2017

Assocham says India lacks three lakh yoga instructors

On the eve of International Yoga Day, a study has revealed that India is facing a shortage of about three lakh yoga instructors, as against the requirement of over 5 lakh.

published on : 20th June 2017

Exempt roads, railways from GST, says Assocham

Infrastructure and transportation like road and railway sectors should be exempted from GST, as projects in this segment witness long gestation period and negative returns, Assocham said.

published on : 20th June 2017

Defer GST rollout as IT network not ready: Assocham to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Assocham said existing assessees have not yet migrated to the GSTN portal due to reasons like non-familiarity with IT tools as well as registration process. It cited server maintenance issues too.  

published on : 17th June 2017

India's cheap labour a myth: Assocham

Poor infrastructure, "extremely high" cost of power in addition to high interest rates are eroding the competitiveness of Indian industry, the Assocham president said.

published on : 28th May 2017

Banks sold Rs 2.44 lakh crore non performing assets to Asset Reconstruction Companies since 2003: Assocham

The current stock of stress in the Indian banking system is estimated at Rs 11.80 lakh crore, the Assocham-SIPI-Edelweiss study said.

published on : 2nd May 2017
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