Category Archives: ASSOCHAM
Fast rising cases of dengue and chikungunya have lead to a sharp increase of demand for mosquito repellents and insecticides by 45-50 per cent in the last few weeks and the sale of these products is likely to further shoot up on health concerns arising out of water logging and lack of adequate sanitation in major cities, more so in the North including the National… Read More
Amidst unfolding intense competition in the mobile data market, an ASSOCHAM-KPMG Paper expects a slew of data based services by the leading telecom operators even as the high speed 4G connections would account for 17 per cent of the total user base by 2020 with revenue in the range of Rs 80,000 crore.
The entire business mix of the telecom industry is going to witness… Read More
Dr. Urjit R. Patel assumed charge as the twenty-fourth Governor of the Reserve Bank of India effective September 4, 2016 after serving as Deputy Governor since January 2013. He was re-appointed as Deputy Governor on January 11, 2016 after completion of his first three-year term of office. Among his assignments as Deputy Governor, Dr. Patel chaired the Expert… Read More
Canal and dam-based rooftop plants can not only produce power but can also potentially save 25 per cent of water evaporation losses in India where water is a critical infrastructure, a recent ASSOCHAM-EY joint study said.
“Besides, higher maintenance cost comes with less or no cost of land and water and energy security are addressed simultaneously,” … Read More
In India, there has been a surge of approximately 350% in cybercrime cases registered under the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000 from the year of 2011 to 2014, a recent ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study said.
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has also reported a surge in the number of incidents handled by it, with close to 50,000 security incidents… Read More
Bengaluru is host to the largest share of technology driven start-ups, followed by the Delhi NCR and Mumbai while Hyderabad and Chennai are also quite popular among the techies who are budding entrepreneurs, according to an ASSOCHAM study.
The study done in association with the ‘Thought Arbitrage’ found that in the technology driven start-ups, India… Read More
There is a need to promote homeland security in the public-private partnership (PPP) mode and encourage research and innovation to speedily tackle threats posed by terrorism to internal security, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.
“Though we are employing manual force in the form… Read More
Prices of most of vegetables like potato, cabbage, chilly, tomato, cauliflower, brinjal and okra have seen a price rise between 20 and 100 per cent, hit by low arrivals of the harvest in the mandis during the April-July period of 2016 and what is most worrying is that the trend is visible during the peak season of production, an ASSOCHAM comprehensive study on … Read More