Category Archives: FICCI
A FICCI-KPMG report namely Illicit Trade: Fueling Terror Financing and Organised Crime is a product of a FICCI initiative, namely the Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy [CASCADE]. The report was launched today at the FICCI conference, MASCRADE 2017(Movement Against Smuggling and Counterfeit Trade). The… Read More
On the Occasion of the third anniversary celebration of the Swachh Bharat Mission, at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi today India Sanitation Coalition ( ISC ) was awarded the top award in the Corporate category for its contribution towards the Swachh Bharat Mission by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
The award was received by Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai,… Read More
“While it is understandable that in a democracy any one can criticise the Government of the day, a distinction should be made between political criticism and grievances of trade and industry.
FICCI has whole heartedly welcomed the introduction of a Goods & Services Tax (GST) – a revolutionary fiscal initiative taken unanimously by the Central Government… Read More
Mr. S K Mohanty, Executive Director, SEBI called upon big corporate houses to hedge on domestic exchanges in light of the upcoming institutional participation instead of participating in overseas exchanges. Mr. Mohanty was speaking at FICCI’s Conference on Institutional Participation in Commodity Derivatives Market organised here today.
Mr.… Read More
Equitable access to assets, technology, infrastructure and training vital for economic empowerment of women
Women’s economic empowerment needs to be addressed holistically to ensure that they have equitable access to assets, technology, infrastructure, tailor-made training and constant back up support, said Mrs. Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawo, Minister for Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare (Mauritius), while addressing the Indian Ocean… Read More
Shri Sanjaya Baru, who has been Media Adviser to former PM Manmohan Singh, has taken charge as new Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), vice Shri A Didar Singh.
Dr. Sanjaya Baru has been a Non-Executive Independent Director of Wockhardt Ltd. since April 2012. Dr. Baru holds PhD and Masters Degree in economics… Read More
Shri Sanjaya Baru, who was media adviser to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has been named new Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci).Shri Baru will assume the charge from September 1, Ficci President Pankaj Patel said in a statement. He will replace A Didar Singh.
The Ficci committee “has decided… Read More
The President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Shri Pankaj R. Patel met Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and assured him of full support from FICCI for the smooth rollout… Read More
PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the Union Finance Minister to restrict corporate tax at 25% with cesses and surcharges and increase the rebate on interest paid on housing loan by 1.5 lakh from fiscal 2017-18 with a special provision in the forthcoming Budget through which lending to MSMEs by NBFCs could be brought in priority sector.
Submitting… Read More
The IIP data announced today which shows an upsurge in manufacturing in the month of November’16 is in line with FICCI Manufacturing Survey which had projected better outlook for manufacturing in the said time period. It is heartening to note that the growth is broad based & signals a positive jump in the manufacturing production, said Mr. Pankaj Patel,… Read More