Tag Archives: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI )

Socio-economic Impact of Illicit Trade Smugglers switching over to low-risk, high-reward goods


FICCI CASCADE (Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy) in association with the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Tax and Narcotics, (NACIN) organized a capacity building programme on the ‘Socio-Economic Impact of Illicit Trade’ on September 26 at NACIN, Faridabad.

The objective was to sensitize officers… Read More

FICCI assures full support for smooth GST rollout in Northeast


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

PFRDA conducts workshop on NPS for Corporates

PFRDA conducts workshop

A Corporate Meet was conducted at Bhubaneswar,Odisha today by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) in association with FICCI, Odisha State Council to promote NPS among the corporates. PFRDA has been conducting NPS workshops at various locations across the country.

Shri A. G. Das, Chief General Manager, PFRDA addressed the participants… Read More

Set up National Tourism Authority, give more e-visas-FICCI-YES Bank

Set up National Tourism Authority Report-indianbureaucracy
An industry report has suggested measures like setting up a National Tourism Authority, increasing budget allocation to the tourism sector, lower GST slabs and increasing application window for e-visa to 6 months from 1 month.
The FICCI-YES Bank report, titled India in-bound tourism: The next growth trajectory, also urged the government to promote hassle-free… Read More

Great India Travel Bazar gets underway in Jaipur

Great India Travel Bazar gets underway in Jaipur-indianbureaucracy
A joint initiative of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Rajasthan Tourism, and Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Great India Travel Bazar, the B2B travel show to promote Rajasthan as a preferred tourist destination, got underway in Jaipur yesterday.
The three-day tourism fair was inaugurated by NC Goel, Additional… Read More

New Delhi & Mumbai host Italian Business Mission

New Delhi hosted the Italian Business Mission to India in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on April 27, 2017, while Mumbai will host the same in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) the next day.
The meet will comprise a business forum and business-to-business (B2B) meetings involving… Read More

Release National Tourism Policy this year

Release National Tourism Policy this year-indianbureaucracy
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has recommended to the Union ministry of tourism for the announcement of National Tourism Policy in 2017. It is to be recalled that the draft of the policy had already been prepared in 2015 and had been distributed to the stakeholders for their inputs.The recommendation has been mooted in a report… Read More

Italy-India, High Profile Italian Business Mission at New Delhi

High Profile Italian Business Mission at New Delhi-indianbureaucracy
The high profile Italian business mission to India starts on 26th April, promoted by the Italian Ministries of Economic Development and Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and organized by Italian Trade Agency, Confindustria (Confederation of Italian Industry), ABI (Italian Bankers’ Association), Unioncamere (Union of Italian Chambers… Read More

Investment in IT could rise despite growing protectionism

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At a time when rising protectionism in the US and some other developed markets is threatening to disrupt the Indian IT industry, as many as 52% of respondents in a survey commissioned by industry body FICCI said they would be stepping up investments in the IT sector over the next one year—a remarkable jump from just 21% last year. Similarly, 66% of the people surveyed… Read More

Retail inflation at 5 month high; factory output contracts

Retail, WPI inflation -indian Bureaucracy
India’s retail inflation rose to a five-month high of 3.85% in March on the back of higher fuel prices, erasing any hope of a rate cut by the central bank in near future.
Factory output surprisingly contracted 1.2% in February leaving economists perplexed, but also ensuring that the Reserve Bank of India won’t take up the policy rate.Crisil chief economist DK… Read More

Double Trouble for Economy

Industrial growth contracted unexpectedly in February while consumer inflation quickened to a five-month high in March, a double setback for the Indian economy as it enters the new financial year.
Industrial production shrank 1.2% in February against a 3.3% rise in January, data released by the statistics office showed. Consumer inflation accelerated… Read More