As part of efforts to rein in soaring bad loans and restructuring of assets, banks should upgrade skills for greater due diligence to evaluate credit ratings, which need to be treated as "opinion" rather than "gospel truth",
In the wake of fresh Jat quota agitation, Assocham today appealed to the Haryana Government and Central agencies to take effective pre-emptive steps to ensure that it does not disrupt normal life in the state and the neighbou
As part of an immediate relief package to drought-hit farmers and rural population, the government should take the load of their bank loan payments upon itself and provide food grains at subsidised rates, Assocham President S
Indian Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) along with Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) had recently organised an event in New Delhi to discuss the current scenario of MICE tourism in the country
With banks having rejected Rs 4,000 crore offer made by 'wilful defaulter' Vijay Mallya to settle dues of over Rs 9,000 crore, industry body Assocham has asked them to be open to negotiations and cut losses.
To encourage more women to join the workforce, industry body Assocham has suggested that the government should announce a 10-fold increase in children's education allowance and offer tax exemption to creche facilities in the
Assocham on Wednesday appealed to Congress president Sonia Gandhi to support the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) legislation in parliament, and also suggested that the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations be imp
Large corporates need to instill confidence in start-ups and start mentoring them, Union Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said while assuring that the government will do whatever is required to promote such v
Government should hike tax-exempted savings limit to Rs 2.5 lakh from Rs 1.5 lakh at present, and re-introduce standard deductions for salaried employees to boost consumption, industry body Assocham has said.
Exports from the sector may slow down to grow at a CAGR of 7.98 per cent owing to stricter regulations in markets such as the US, Russia and Africa India’s pharmaceutical sector is likely to grow over three-fold to hit
Industry body Assocham has further lowered its outlook for India's exports to USD 255-260 billion for 2015-16, which stood at USD 310 billion in the previous fiscal, disagreeing with the government's claim that there is "no c
The Indian Railways is on a major capital expenditure drive with Rs 82,000 crore worth of orders being placed even as it is taking a slew of steps to upgrade customer service including clean stations, e-catering and improved.
Raising concerns over the 7th pay panel's recommendations, industry body Assocham has said it would not be a good economic policy to pay higher salaries to government employees and pensioners by merely depending on tax receip
Middle and lower income families will spend 43 per cent less this festive season than last year due to inflated prices of daily food items, coupled with high education cost and grim job market scenario, says an Assocham surve
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Consumers are expected to splurge about USD 8 billion (Rs 52,000 crore) on online shopping this festive season, translating into 40-45 per cent sales increase for e-commerce players, says an Assocham study.