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Telangana likely to announce skills policy in November

Telangana government is formulating its skills policy and may announce it in November, a senior official said. “We at Telagnana government are formulating our own skill policy. This skill policy, termed as ‘Telangana State Skill Mission’, will be launched very soon, may be in th…

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Bihar govt to launch venture capital fund for startups

The Bihar government gave its nod for the launch of a Start-Up venture capital fund which will encourage young entrepreneurs in the state to start new ventures. The approval to the Start Up policy, 2016 was given at a meeting of the cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The Start …

Amitabh Kant

Govt plans single policy for retail, FMCG & e-commerce

To provide a level-playing field to stakeholders, there is a move in government to harmonise policies of retail, FMCG and e-commerce within a single policy framework, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said. Interacting with CEOs at FICCI’s annual Retail, FMCG and E-Commerce convention, he said th…

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Cabinet approves recent changes in FDI policy

Cabinet on August 31 gave its approval to the “radical” changes in the foreign direct investment regime that had sought to increased FDI to 100 percent in defence and liberalised the policy for several other sectors. On June 20, the government had “radically liberalised” t…

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Maharashtra to introduce Energy Conservation policy

The Maharashtra government will soon come up with an Energy Conservation policy which will aim at enhancing the technology required to improve electricity generation. The draft of the policy, prepared in line with the Centre’s Energy Conservation policy of 2001 has been uploaded on the gove…

Ramesh Abhishek

DIPP to suggest states to frame own IPR policy

The Commerce and Industry Ministry will suggest states to formulate their own Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy with a view to promoting innovation and giving a boost to the economy, an official said. The Ministry convened an interactive session with industry associations on the National …

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Kalraj Mishra bats for ‘Zero Effect, Zero Defect’ policy

Asserting that the ‘Zero Effect Zero Defect’ policy as enunciated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gained a lot of attention, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra has said that the setting up of MSMEs is necessary for the overall progress of the country. …

Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri

Policy on Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises soon: Agnihotri

Solan, Himachal Pradesh: The Industries, Labour and Employment Minister Mukesh Agnihotri while addressing a one-day conclave on the MSME organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) at Baddi said the state would soon formulate a policy for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSM…

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Himachal Pradesh to soon formulate separate policy for MSMEs

Himachal Pradesh will soon formulate a separate policy for the MSMEs and all issues related to the sector will be resolved soon, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said. He was addressing a conclave of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises on “enhancing competitiveness” organised by C…