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India-China agree to have 5-year economic cooperation plan


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India and China have agreed to a five-year plan on economic cooperation as well as setting up a joint working group (JWG) to go into ... Read more...

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India to set up three more manufacturing zones, says minister


August 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 4 (IANS) India will set up three more investment and manufacturing zones this month, taking the total number of such zones in the country to 15, union Commerce ... Read more...

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Containers to be allowed on Attari-Wagah trade route


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Accepting a long-pending demand of traders and the Punjab government, union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that his ministry would soon issue orders to facilitate ... Read more...

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Government sets up board to boost manufacturing


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The government Sunday announced a board to help operationalise the national manufacturing policy that aims to create 100 million additional jobs and boost the share ... Read more...

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PM sets up monitoring system to fast track projects


June 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday approved setting up a monitoring system to fast track implementation of major projects with outlay of over Rs.1,000 crore, ... Read more...

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‘Take 12th Plan to states’ meet in Lucknow May 16


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) "Take the plan to the states" is the new mantra of the Planning Commission to ensure successful implementation of the manufacturing component of the 12th ... Read more...

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IITs, IIMs to help MSMEs improve managerial skills


April 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) is working on a mechanism that would enable experts from top educational institutes to help micro, small and medium ... Read more...

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Delhi to get patents centre for small and medium units


April 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An Intellectual Property Facility Centre (IPFC) is being launched Thursday in the national capital to help micro, small and medium enterprises protect their innovations, inventions ... Read more...

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Raise depreciation rate to boost investment: CII


February 26th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The government should raise the depreciation rate for energy efficient technologies and plant and machinery to help companies go green and boost private investment, the ... Read more...

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‘High interest rates hurting manufacturing growth’


February 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) needs to significantly lower interest rates to revive investments and boost manufacturing growth, the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council said ... Read more...

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Government moots more manufacturing zones


February 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) The government is proposing to set up five more National Manufacturing Investment Zones (NMIZs), in addition to the seven ready for implementation, to boost the sector's ... Read more...

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Manufacturing zones planned in east, south (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The government plans to set up manufacturing and investment industrial zones along India's eastern and southern corridors, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma cautions against protectionism


January 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Voicing concern over lack of progress in the Doha round of WTO talks, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday cautioned against protectionism, saying it would ... Read more...

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Key cabinet decisions of 2011 (2011 in Retrospect)


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The union cabinet met 32 times this year and its sub committee on economic affairs had 25 meetings to take key decisions aimed at improving ... Read more...

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No policy paralysis, Indian economy will bounce back, says Pranab


December 13th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Blaming the weakness in the global economy for the recent slowdown in India's industrial output and economic growth, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday ... Read more...

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India Inc. sees ‘policy paralysis’ changing to ‘reforms push’


November 27th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Thanks to two major executive decisions last week, India Inc. feels reforms may be back on track - a sudden shift from the ... Read more...

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Manufacturing policy is designed to create jobs: CII


November 13th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) provides special emphasis on the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) which will help in promotion of employment intensive industries ... Read more...

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Lack of reforms affecting India’s growth: Expert


November 8th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India has the potential to register double-digit growth but lack of reforms is holding the country back, a senior economist said Tuesday."Some will say 7.5 ... Read more...

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Highlights of manufacturing policy


October 30th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Salient features of the first national manufacturing policy: -- Creation of 100 million additional jobs in the next 10 years. -- Increasing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25 percent by 2022 ... Read more...

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Execution seen as key in manufacturing policy success


October 30th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India Inc. is much enthused by a new policy that seeks to raise the share of manufacturing in the country's gross domestic product (GDP) to ... Read more...

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National Manufacturing Policy gets cabinet nod


October 25th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved the National Manufacturing Policy that aims to create 100 million jobs by 2022 and develop mega industrial zones with world-class ... Read more...

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National Manufacturing Policy will create 100 mn jobs: CII


October 16th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Policy, recently cleared by a group of ministers (GoM), will increase manufacturing sector's contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) and create ... Read more...

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Incentives to exporters before Diwali: Anand Sharma


September 29th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Exporters could be in for a windfall this Diwali as the government is set to announce incentives for the sector, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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India rejigs manufacturing competitiveness council


September 26th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government has reconstituted the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council which is responsible for formulating policies to boost industry growth under the chairmanship of V. Krishnamurthy.The ... Read more...

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Manufacturing sector to slow down: Surveys


September 11th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Rising input and interest costs will slow the manufacturing sector's growth in the coming quarters of fiscal 2011-12, leading industry lobbies said Sunday.A survey conducted ... Read more...

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India to have national manufacturing policy by month-end


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India will have its first national policy on manufacturing by the end of this month that would aim to create at least 100 million ... Read more...

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India’s first national manufacturing policy in a few weeks: Minister


August 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government will finalise within a few weeks the national manufacturing policy, having completed the consultation process, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said ... Read more...

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No impact of political controversies on investment: Mukherjee


July 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) On the day former telecom minister A. Raja sought to drag Prime Minister Manmohan Singh into the second generation (2G) spectrum case, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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SMEs to be exempt from capital gains tax: Official


July 20th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A proposal to exempt small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from capital gains tax has received in principle approval from the finance ministry, an official said ... Read more...

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States should gear up to benefit from manufacturing policy: Sharma


July 14th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday asked state governments to gear up to benefit from the national manufacturing policy which is likely to ... Read more...

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‘National Manufacturing Policy before cabinet in two weeks’


July 13th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The concerned ministries are giving final touches to the proposed National Manufacturing Policy and it will be presented to the cabinet within two weeks, ... Read more...

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Some Bengal laws hinder land acquisition by industry: FICCI


July 1st, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Certain laws in West Bengal will hinder acquisition of a big chunk of land directly by industrialists and these need to be reviewed, industry chamber FICCI ... Read more...

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India targets manufacturing growth 3 percent above GDP


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Under the proposed National Manufacturing Policy, India would target the sector's growth at 2-3 percent higher than the country's average economic growth rate, Planning Commission ... Read more...

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Landmark manufacturing policy to boost growth, create 100 mn jobs (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India will soon have a national policy on manufacturing that will help create 100 million additional jobs and boost the sector's GDP share to ... Read more...

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New manufacturing policy to boost growth, create 100 million jobs


June 10th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India will soon have a national policy on manufacturing that will help create 100 million additional jobs by 2025 and boost economic growth."For the ... Read more...

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