Industrial Policy: News

27 Aug 2023


China's industrial profits plunge for seventh month; weak demand blamed

China's industrial profits fell 6.7% in July compared to the previous year, marking the seventh consecutive month of declining earnings.

07 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

After new policy, J&K finalizes investments worth Rs. 23,000 crore

Jammu and Kashmir has finalized investment projects worth Rs. 23,000 crore, four months after a new industrial policy was notified, and more investments are on the way.

25 Sep 2018


PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector

In the wake of nationwide caste protests by Dalits, Marathas, Jats, and upper-caste groups, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), for the first time, has held a meeting to discuss affirmative action in the private sector.

10 Jul 2018


Andhra Pradesh tops ease of doing business ranking, again

For the second year in a row, Andhra Pradesh has topped the list in terms of ease of doing business among all states and union territories (UTs), according to a list released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in collaboration with the World Bank.

06 Apr 2018


I&B to form committee to regulate online media in India

A day after the government cancelled a controversial 'fake news' circular, the I&B Ministry has decided to constitute a committee to frame guidelines for online media.

07 Feb 2018


Angel-tax exemption for start-ups with up to Rs. 10cr funding

Start-ups founded before 2016 may finally get an exemption from the much-talked-about Angel Tax, giving them a much-needed relief, reported ET.

17 Jan 2018


Government may allow 100% FDI in banking: Report

After allowing 100% FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in aviation, single-brand retail, and construction, the Centre is now considering to hike the FDI limit in the banking sector to 100%.

23 Jun 2017


India informs World Bank of 'overlooked' reforms in its report

After India managed to rise up one level to 130 in World Bank's 2017 'ease of doing business' report comprising of 190 countries; it has sent the message that the survey was faulty and failed to acknowledge several of its reforms.

14 Jun 2017


Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space

Amazon is currently exploring the possibility of buying online grocery site BigBasket in order to solidify its stance in India.

16 May 2017


"Make in India" slowly picking up momentum, yielding results

Modi's much-touted "Make in India" initiative is reportedly yielding positive results.

30 Nov 2016


Uttar Pradesh - India's leading mobile manufacturing state

A report released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion placed Uttar Pradesh as India's topmost mobile manufacturing state.

200 e-commerce companies suspected fake, under DIPP scanner

Around 200 e-commerce companies have come under the scanner of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), many of whom are suspected to be fake.