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Category Archives: Trade

Commerce Minister meeting with E-Commerce & Tech Companies

Commerce Minister Holds Meeting With E-Commerce and Tech Companies

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal, held an extensive consultation with tech industry and e-Commerce companies in New Delhi yesterday. E-Commerce and tech companies across all segments, who have businesses in India and foreign MNCs, participated in the interactive session with Commerce& Industry Minister, Secretary… Read More

Finance Ministry | Pre-Budget Consultations with Digital Economy & Start-Ups representatives

MOS holds Pre-Budget Consultations with the representatives of Digital Economy and Start-Ups

The Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Anurag Thakur held the Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting with the representatives of Digital Economy and Start-ups here today in connection with the forthcoming General Budget 2019-20.

The main areas of discussion during the aforesaid Meeting included Data Issues such as use of Big Data technology… Read More

Kimberley Process Intersessional Meeting 2019

Kimberley Process Intersessional Meeting 2019

“Even a single conflict diamond is one too many. India will play an active role in the evolution and transformation of the Kimberley Process, in the transition from conflict diamonds to peace diamonds. The 4Cs (Cut, Clarity, Colour & Carat) of diamond may soon be expanded to 5Cs with the 5th C being ‘Conflict-free’. And the 5Ps of diamond marketing (Precious,… Read More

Finance Ministry | Finance Minister holds Pre-Budget Consultation with Economists

FM holds Pre-Budget Consultation with Economists

Indian Bureaucracy Finance Ministry News |The Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman held her 6th Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting with the leading Economists in connection with the forthcoming General Budget 2019-20.

The main areas of discussion during the aforesaid Meeting included boosting Economic Growth, Job… Read More

Ministry of Finance | IT Dept raids in J&K Region

Income Tax Department strikes again in J&K Region

The Income Tax Department conducted search and seizure operations today on a prominent business group based in Srinagar, covering 8 premises in Srinagar and 1 each at Bangalore and Delhi. The assessee group is engaged in the business of transportation, manufacturing of silk yarn, hospitality, retail trading of Kashmir Arts & Crafts etc.

None of the members… Read More

Piyush Goyal assures all measures to make Steel Manufacturing Sector competitive

All Measures to Make Steel Manufacturing Sector

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways and Steel Minister discussed the challenges being faced by the steel sector and the import-export trends with steel producers in New Delhi .Both the Ministers assured the steel industry that Ministries of Commerce& Industry and Steel will make all efforts to ensure that engineering goods exports… Read More

Finance Minister holds 2nd pre-Budget Consultation | Industry Representatives and Trade Groups

Finance Minister

The Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, started her Pre-Budget Consultations with different stakeholder Groups in connection with the forthcoming General Budget 2019-20 here today. Her second Meeting was with the stakeholder Groups from Industry, Trade and Services Sectors.

In her Opening Remarks, the Finance… Read More

Transition plan to the new GST Return | Ministry of Finance

GST Collection

The GST Council in its 31st meeting decided that a new GST return system will be introduced to facilitate taxpayers. In order to ease transition to the new return system, a transition plan has been worked out. The details of the indicative transition plan are as follows: –

  1. In May, 2019 a prototype of the offline tool has already been shared on the common portal
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NDMA | Conductng training programme for CBRN emergencies at Kandla Port

NDMA

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a basic training programme at the Deendayal  Port Trust in Kandla, Gujarat. The five-day training programme, aimed at increasing the awareness and enhancing the preparedness of Seaport Emergency Handlers (SEHs) to respond to CBRN emergencies at the seaports, started on June 10, … Read More

ICAT Releases India’s 1st Bharat Stage – VI Certificate in Two Wheeler Segment

ICAT

International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) released India’s first Type Approval Certificate (TAC) for Bharat Stage – VI (BS – VI) norms for the two wheeler segment in New Delhi today.

The certificate was released and handed over by Director ICAT, Dinesh Tyagi to top officials of the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers).

Speaking on this… Read More

CCI | Imposes penalty on Chemists & Druggists Association and Pharma Cos

Competition Commission of India(CCI)

The Competition Commission of India (‘Commission’) has found Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Druggist Association (‘MPCDA’), Indore Chemists Association (‘ICA’), Himalaya Drug Company (‘HDC’) and Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited (‘IPL’) along with some of their office bearers/officials to be in contravention of the provisions of the Competition Act, 2002… Read More