Articles about Confederation of Indian Industry

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

12 Aug 2021

India
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.

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

17 Dec 2020

India
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.

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

28 Sep 2020

India
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'.

India will get growth back: PM Modi after unlocking begins

02 Jun 2020

India
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).

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

15 Apr 2020

Business
#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.

14.9 million jobs created per annum in MSME sector: Survey

10 Mar 2019

Business
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%.

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

31 Jan 2019

Business
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.

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

06 Sep 2018

India
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

13 Jun 2018

Business
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.

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

10 Mar 2018

World
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.

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

01 Feb 2018

Business
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.

This Indian techie can make fuel from plastic-waste

30 Jan 2018

Technology
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.

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

15 Oct 2017

Politics
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.

India Inc  praises latest cabinet reshuffle

04 Sep 2017

Business
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.

Karnataka releases draft reservation policy

27 Dec 2016

India
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.

Need to remove hurdles to achieve 8% sustainable growth

08 Oct 2016

Business
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.