January 30, 2019 2:22 pm
The newly-named department under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry will look into matters related to promotion of internal trade, including retail trade, welfare of traders and their employees, facilitating ease of doing business and start-ups.
December 21, 2018 3:57 am
In the ranking process, states have been identified as leaders across categories — startup policy, incubation hubs, seeding innovation, scaling innovation, regulatory change champions, procurement leaders, and communication champions.
April 28, 2018 1:18 am
Only 99 startups have been funded as compared with a total of 6,981 startups recognised by the DIPP as on Feb 6
July 07, 2017 4:22 pm
Foreign investments in bulk of the sectors are allowed under the automatic route. Currently, only 11 sectors, including defence and retail trading, require government approval for Foreign Direct Investment. FDI in 2016-17 grew by 9 per cent.
June 08, 2017 12:52 pm
Last month, India scrapped the 25-year old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) as it looks to attract more FDI by providing quick approvals under a single-window clearance system.
December 18, 2015 1:02 am
The department is all set to launch a Make in India week in Mumbai next year where over 1,000 companies and delegates are expected to participate from over 60 countries.
December 01, 2015 2:21 am
Aim of a new policy is to improve capital access, encourage innovation and urge states to act as incubators for ‘innovative start-ups’.
November 23, 2015 1:51 am
As many as 2,26,339 patent applications were pending as on July 31, 2015, due to shortage of professionals, according to the government data.
September 28, 2015 2:05 am
Will be assessed next year on recommendations, have to take action on all these by December.
September 08, 2015 7:57 am
Corporates along with CII, Ficci and PHD Chambers have made recommendations to improve ease of doing business in India.