Don’t treat credit ratings as gospel truth: Study

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",

Jat stir should not affect people’s confidence again: Assocham

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

Telemedicine market may touch Rs 200 cr-mark by 2020: Assocham

The country's telemedicine sector is expected to double to USD 32 million (about Rs 210 crore) by 2020, industry body Assocham has said.

ASSOCHAM hails India growth story; advocates investments for job growth 

He also said that efforts must be made by the Finance Ministry, Reserve Bank of India to work closely with the banks to resolve the problem of the large scale non-performing assets....

Do not drag RBI governor Raghuram Rajan into unnecessary controversies: India Inc

The RBI governor Raghuram Rajan should not be dragged into unnecessary controversies, Assocham said on Friday.

Ease burden of loan repayment on drought-hit farmers: Assocham

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

Only 7% of India’s B-school graduates employable: Study

The report blames the lack of quality control and infrastructure, low-paying jobs through campus placement and poor faculty as the major reasons behind India's unfolding B-school disaster.

Tax reduction, infrastructure to place India as top MICE destination

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

Negotiate with Vijay Mallya on dues, cut losses: Assocham to banks

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.

Assocham makes a pitch for women-friendly Budget

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

E-commerce to generate 2.5 lakh jobs in 2016: Assocham

Majority of e-commerce departments and businesses have increased their turnover since last year and present a good opportunity for the industry to develop further, says the Assocham report.

Stark digital divide among states: Assocham

Tele-density data points to a stark digital divide among states, with Delhi having the highest score of 238 per cent while Bihar and Assam lagging behind at around 55 per cent, says a report.

Support GST bill passage: Assocham to Sonia Gandhi

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

Economy to improve; pvt investments still a concern: Assocham

Nearly 63 per cent of the poll respondents felt "the state of economy would be better in the coming six months".

Big corporates should mentor start-ups: Ravi Shankar Prasad

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


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