Confederation of Indian Industry: News

30 Nov 2022


Toyota Kirloskar Motor Vice Chairman Vikram Kirloskar dies at 64

Vikram Kirloskar, a well-known industrialist and Vice Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor passed away on Tuesday. He was 64.

12 Aug 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan

At least 15cr children, youths out of formal education: Pradhan

At least 15 crore children and youths are out of the country's formal education system, and roughly about 25 crore population is below the primary definition of literacy, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.

17 Dec 2020

Sri Lanka

India's neighbors train experts for clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

India's friendly neighboring nations trained over 100 experts to strengthen capacities in their countries for facilitating phase-3 clinical trials of the Indian COVID-19 vaccine, a senior official of the Department of Biotechnology said.

28 Sep 2020

West Bengal

Unlock 5.0: Relaxations for tourism sector, cinema halls reopening likely

As the fourth phase of "unlocking" from the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, India awaits the central guidelines for 'Unlock 5.0'.

02 Jun 2020


India will get growth back: PM Modi after unlocking begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is confident India's economy, which suffered immensely due to coronavirus pandemic, will return on track. He passed these remarks on Tuesday while addressing the annual general meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

15 Apr 2020


#Lockdown2: Industry bodies want package of nearly Rs. 16L crore

As India's lockdown was extended for another nineteen days on Tuesday, several industry bodies asked the government to release a financial package to help them and revive growth in various sectors.

10 Mar 2019

Tamil Nadu

14.9 million jobs created per annum in MSME sector: Survey

Confederation of Indian Industry conducted a survey recently, in which it found out that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has created 13.5-14.9 million new jobs per annum over the past four years, at annual compounded growth rate of 3.3%.

31 Jan 2019


Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

The Union Budget 2019 will be presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, February 1.

06 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Railways to create infrastructure to preserve Patalpani-Kalakund rail line

The Railways today announced that it would create an infrastructure to preserve the British-era Patalpani-Kalakund meter gauge rail line which is part of Western Railway's Ratlam division in Madhya Pradesh.

RBI likely to hike rates again due to inflation: Analysts

Headline inflation surging to a four-month high of 4.87% in May is likely to force the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to hike rates once again in its August monetary policy review, analysts said.

10 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

UK needs cheaper visas to attract Indians, says leading think-tank

Leading UK-based think-tank, Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS), released research to support its call for a new, more economical visa regime to attract Indian visitors to the country.

01 Feb 2018


E-way bill system goes live today: All you should know

The e-way bill regime, devised as a tool to check tax evasion under GST, is rolling out nationwide today.

30 Jan 2018

San Francisco

This Indian techie can make fuel from plastic-waste

The planet is suffocating under the millions of tons of plastic-waste we create daily. The non-recyclable plastic-waste dumped on land also pollutes oceans and air.

15 Oct 2017


Rahul Gandhi soon to be Congress President: Bane or boon?

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has confirmed that Rahul Gandhi will soon take over as party chief signifying that Congress' organizational polls, most probably on Oct 25, might finally witness the generational shift.

04 Sep 2017


India Inc praises latest cabinet reshuffle

The Indian industry praised Modi for the latest cabinet reshuffle and said that it was "carefully strategized" to give a fresh boost to the process of India's development.

27 Dec 2016


Karnataka releases draft reservation policy

Karnataka's Congress government has released the draft amendments to the 'Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing orders) Rules, 1961,' to seek suggestions/objections from the public.

08 Oct 2016

Nitin Gadkari

Need to remove hurdles to achieve 8% sustainable growth

Speaking at the 32nd India Economic Summit, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Indian economy can achieve an 8% sustainable growth in the coming years.