Articles about Small and Medium Enterprises

Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses

25 Jun 2020

Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses

Google Pay, the payments arm operated by Google, may soon start offering business loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India.

Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

02 Jun 2020

Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

The brutish impact of the coronavirus pandemic has started revealing itself, with 35% of India's Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) initiating the process of winding up operations, a survey conducted by All India Manufacturers' Association (AIMO) said.

After Delhi, West Bengal plans to offer subsidized electricity

10 Feb 2020

After Delhi, West Bengal plans to offer subsidized electricity

The West Bengal government on Monday announced a subsidy on electricity along with a flurry of sops in its last full Budget ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections.

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

05 Jul 2019

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled her first Economic Survey, which shapes a roadmap for how the government could bring the economy back on track.

The falling rupee: Sheds 9 paise against US dollar

19 Nov 2018

The falling rupee: Sheds 9 paise against US dollar

The rupee depreciated by 9p to 72.02 against the USD in early-trade today at the interbank foreign exchange.

Khadi will now be promoted overseas as "Cloth of India"

25 May 2017

Khadi will now be promoted overseas as "Cloth of India"

According to Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) data, the sale of Khadi products in last fiscal year was a staggering Rs. 2,005 crore, 33% up from Rs. 1,635 crore during the 2015-16 period.

The debate of real Khadi

15 Feb 2017

The debate of real Khadi

The Fabindia-KVIC tussle has opened a larger debate i.e. what is 'real khadi'?

R-Day: Burj Khalifa lights up in India's honour

25 Jan 2017

R-Day: Burj Khalifa lights up in India's honour

The world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, has lit up in colours of the Indian flag on the eve of Republic Day.

No online tickets for Digital India's R-Day parade

25 Jan 2017

No online tickets for Digital India's R-Day parade

Even though India has signalled to the world its intention of becoming a digital economy, tickets for this year's Republic Day celebrations are not available online.

UAE Crown Prince in India for Republic Day

25 Jan 2017

UAE Crown Prince in India for Republic Day

Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is this year's Chief Guest for the Republic Day Parade.

Republic day parade will feature 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

24 Jan 2017

Republic day parade will feature 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

For the upcoming ceremonial Republic Day parade, a total of 23 tableaux are expected to be on display.

PM to review demonetization impact with senior ministers

03 Jan 2017

PM to review demonetization impact with senior ministers

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Modi will meet his senior ministers to discuss the impact of demonetization and subsequent steps taken by the government.

PM Modi's reforms for home loans and agriculture

31 Dec 2016

PM Modi's reforms for home loans and agriculture

PM Modi today said under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna the housing-loans in 2017 below Rs.9 lakhs and Rs.12 lakhs will have 3% and 4% lower interest-rates.

Govt plans 2-day campaign to highlight demonetization-gains

30 Dec 2016

Govt plans 2-day campaign to highlight demonetization-gains

The Centre has planned a 2-day campaign beginning with PM Modi's speech to highlight the gains made after demonetization; he is also likely to put forth a post-demonetization roadmap for the Indian economy.