India to see 400 million air travellers in 7-10 years: Scindia

He also said there are tremendous growth opportunities for domestic airlines and they are expected to have a fleet of 1,200 planes in five years.

published on : 24th August 2022

More lives lost in road accidents than in war: VK Singh 

The minister lamented that unfortunately, road safety is considered something that comes once a year. 

published on : 13th May 2022

Homage paid to Sanmar Group chairman N Sankar

Speaking at the event, renowned cricketer Kapil Dev said, “There is no cricketer in India who has not been touched by his compassion.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Assocham pitches for zero import duty on coal, more rail rakes to deal with power supply issues 

This is critical because growth in industrial production remains muted despite the overall economic recovery, Assocham Secretary General pointed.

published on : 26th April 2022

Yamuna will be clean by December 2023: Jain

The government created a 25-acre pond on the floodplains of the Yamuna to retain floodwater and installed 33 piezometers to ascertain the rise in groundwater levels. 

published on : 23rd March 2022

Projects with implementation risks should be financed by capital markets: Ex-RBI deputy governor

Shukla noted that in the last five years, the (Insolvency and Bankruptcy) code has achieved a lot, but it is still the beginning.

published on : 10th March 2022

Limit collateral damage from bank frauds, urges ASSOCHAM

The trade body also cautioned that an over-reaction by the banks and the investigative agencies would hurt essential credit disbursement to the trade and industry.

published on : 11th March 2018

PNB fraud: Assocham urges government to cut stake in public sector banks to below 50 per cent

Assocham that PSBs should then be allowed to function on the lines of private sector lenders with a full sense of accountability to their shareholders

published on : 18th February 2018

Political factors to impact economy post Gujarat elections: ASSOCHAM

An important take away from the current political-economic environment is that the Goods and Services Tax is expected to be further streamlined and rates rationalised on the lower side.

published on : 17th December 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