Doing Business

Seize opportunities in post-Covid world: KTR

Telangana IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao instructed officials to identify industry bodies for potential collaboration and conduct sector-specific events to attract investors.

published on : 19th November 2021

TS is 3rd in reforms on EoDB

Andhra Pradesh has implemented 265 reforms out of 301. It is yet implement 33 reforms and three reforms were not applicable to the AP.

published on : 13th November 2021

Unease with Doing Business report

One of the biggest criticisms of the rankings has been its use of hypothetical case studies instead of real-life experience of actual business owners.

published on : 27th September 2021

Rest of India must emulate South: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu

Stating that building competitiveness is a key component of the Southern India’s  progression, he said each State will need to find its champion sector to propel growth.

published on : 24th September 2021

EXPLAINER: Why World Bank is under fire over set of rankings and what's China's role in it

Eager to attract investment, countries around the world, especially developing economies, have sought to improve their rankings in the World Bank's report.

published on : 18th September 2021

Alleged data manipulation: Inquiry puts ex-World Bank officials under scrutiny on China

Kristalina Georgieva, then the chief executive of the World Bank, and the office of Jim Yong Kim, then the bank's president, pressured staff members to change data on China to support rankings.

published on : 18th September 2021

World Bank cancels business report after investigation over alleged data altering to favour China

Staff members changed data on China to improve its ranking under pressure from the office of then-World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and from then-Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva.

published on : 17th September 2021

World Bank decides to discontinue Doing Business report

India has seen its Ease of Doing Business ranking improve significantly from 130 in 2017 to 63rd in 2020.

published on : 17th September 2021

Rajya Sabha passes Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill

While some MPs, including Ram Nath Thakur, Kanakmadela Ravindra Kumar, M Thambidurai, and Sujeet Kumar, spoke on the bill, several opposition members were raising slogans against the government.

published on : 4th August 2021

Andhra Pradesh retail policy eyes Rs 5,000 crore investment, 50,000 jobs in 5 years

The government, besides offering hand-holding to the Retail Park developers and retail enterprises set up within these parks as part of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB), announced financial incentives.

published on : 16th July 2021

Four years of GST - the hits and misses

The government and the tax department tend to respond that GST has been an unqualified success. In contrast, taxpayers have battled to keep up with the quick changes in regulations.

published on : 30th June 2021

Business will not run as usual after pandemic, need to bring reforms, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

The country also needs to 'grow the technology and leapfrog along with it,' Kant said, adding that the Union government is working in this direction.

published on : 12th June 2021

Making Kerala investment friendly

Industries Minister P Rajeeve tells TNIE in an exclusive interview about the new attempts being made to make Kerala a business-friendly state and the fresh impetus given to key projects in the city  

published on : 25th May 2021

Ernakulam looks to reap benefit under P Rajeeve

Kerala had signed an expression of interest (EoI) with Toshiba Group for technology transfer and manufacturing of Li-ion (Lithium-ion) batteries for electric vehicles in 2019. 

published on : 21st May 2021

Senior military officers meet Governor at Raj Bhavan

Addressing the group, the Governor said AP has been consistently ranked number one in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ in industrial promotion. 

published on : 9th April 2021
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