The proposals formed part of its pre-Budget recommendations to the Finance Ministry. An allowance of up to Rs 2,500 per child every month for up to two children should be provided, it added.
“Goods and Services Tax is a key ‘brahmastra’ for our GDP. Lawmakers across parties should pass the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST without further delay,” the new Assocham President Sunil Kanoria said.
Retail inflation in pulses and products category has risen after prices of lentils reached as high as Rs 210/kg, while that of spices have witnessed rose 9.2 per cent, it said.
“Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur’s economic growth rate is recorded at a rate that is lower than the Northeast region’s average growth rate,” noted Assocham.
A report on the region, prepared by ASSOCHAM which was released by its secretary general DS Rawat here on the occasion of inauguration of its regional headquarters in the Assam capital
According to Assocham, an overwhelming part of India Inc perceives the NDA government to be free from corruption, but feels that a strong sense of oversight on bureaucrats.
The study said the total tourist arrival in UP has increased by over 34 per cent year-on-year from 17 crore in 2012 to 23 crore in 2013.
The current annual trade volume between Pakistan and India is around USD 3 billion, which could increase manifold.
Maharashtra, including Mumbai, also attracts the second best number of foreign tourists in the winter season.
Ashok Chawla on Monday said that for an independent regulator to deliver, the “state actors have to forbear”.
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About 35 women achievers from across the country were honoured by the Assocham Ladies League at the event.
The report urges implementation of recommendations of ASSOCHAM for women working in BPOs and ITES.
RBI may cut rates by 25 basis points at its first credit policy review after the Narendra Modi-led government assumed charge
CBI chief blames collective failure of regulatory oversight for rise in corporate frauds.