India to have 95 unicorns by 2025 valued at USD 390 billion

The report further added that start-ups in the country are increasingly registering with the DPIIT with the  addition of 8,550 such companies during Covid-19 pandemic alone.

published on : 12th September 2020

Gujarat again emerges as best state in providing strong ecosystem for startups: DPIIT ranking

Gujarat was categorised as the best performer among all states and one union territory (UT) Delhi, barring north-eastern states and other UTs.

published on : 11th September 2020

Piyush Goyal asks start-ups to come up with holistic paper on employee stock option plans issues

The commerce minister said that some steps were announced earlier related to easing of tax payments for start-ups but subsequently, some issues were brought to the notice.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Ministry of Commerce issues new rules for bids from neighbouring nations

This was decided with the aim of restricting participation from Chinese companies in sensitive public projects. 

published on : 26th August 2020

E-commerce policy set to mandate disclosing product origin

The inclusion of provisions under Press Note 3 issued by DPIIT may also worry e-commerce companies since Chinese investors have become a rather large source of investment.

published on : 7th July 2020

DPIIT seeks views of e-commerce firms on mentioning 'country of origin' on each product

According to the sources, mentioning the country of origin would help buyers take an informed decision while purchasing the item.

published on : 24th June 2020

Flipkart to re-apply for food retail licence after rejection from DPIIT

Other companies including Zomato, Grofers have also received the regulatory nod from the DPIIT for their food retail operations.

published on : 2nd June 2020

With investments worth USD 14.67 billion, Singapore was top source of FDI in fiscal year 2019-20

According to experts, Singapore has been able to outpace Mauritius with its ease of doing business policies, simplified tax regime and a large number of private investors.

published on : 29th May 2020

DPIIT to market Brand India via 10 mega clusters

That apart, companies based in China, with a strong focus on exports, will be approached.

published on : 21st May 2020

Government has identified 'champion sectors' for hand-holding of various investments: Official

DPIIT Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra shared that the way a corporate or an investor engages with various state government departments or central government departments will be simplified.

published on : 17th May 2020

DPIIT asks telecom department, BSNL to hold Rs 9,000 crore worth tender following allegations of anomalies

The Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order 2017 mandates preference for domestic products in all public-funded projects.

published on : 5th May 2020

Exporters urge government to implement DPIIT suggestions to resume limited economic activities

FIEO chief Sharad Saraf assured the government that industry will adhere to sanitisation and social distancing norms for the health and safety of workers.

published on : 13th April 2020

COVID-19: DPIIT suggests Home Ministry to permit limited activity in select sectors with safeguards

The exit plan from the lockdown is recommended after getting suggestions from a detailed interaction with various states and industry bodies.

published on : 13th April 2020

Issues faced by e-commerce players during lockdown being resolved: DPIIT

E-commerce representatives had shared the problems faced by them in movement of essential goods by delivery boys due to the lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 3rd April 2020

Government working on plan to allow 100 per cent FDI in Air India

Sources said that the civil aviation ministry has asked the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to remove the clause which restricts FDI in Air India to 49 per cent.

published on : 4th February 2020
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