Budget 2020: Healthtech businesses want FM Sitharaman to focus on preventive healthcare; suggest steps
Budget 2020-21: Preventive health check-ups account for less than 10 per cent of the total diagnostic services sector. However, the segment is growing at a healthy rate of almost 20 per cent.
Jan 14, 2020
Budget 2020: GST reduction, R&D boost, more on auto MSMEs wish list for Nirmala Sitharaman
Budget 2020 India: GST rates for vehicles and its components should be reduced to 18 per cent from the current 28 per cent to help SMEs.
Jan 13, 2020
Budget 2020: Need for comprehensive IPR policy to stimulate innovation in startups, small businesses
Budget 2020 India: While critics of a robust IP framework view the provision of basic legal protections a daunting task, let’s not forget that IP is an important factor in stimulating the growth of
Jan 12, 2020
Budget 2020: ‘Right time for startups to innovate for manufacturing sector, make it more competitive’
Budget 2020 India: The startup sector will have ample opportunities to transform old-school economics by means of digitization of every single business process including sales, customer experience, pa
Jan 09, 2020
Budget 2020: Enhanced credit flow to NBFCs must be on Nirmala Sitharaman’s radar to boost MSME lending
Budget 2020 India: Even as the liquidity windows and regulatory incentives ushered after the last year’s budget improved the liquidity situation in the financial system, a more concrete approach is
Jan 08, 2020
Budget 2020: 5 key MSME challenges to be solved in mission mode by govt to jumpstart their growth
Budget 2020 India: Despite the rising importance of the MSME sector in the Indian economy, the sector is grappling with several issues that are hindering it from performing to its optimum.
Jan 07, 2020
Despite teething problems, Data Protection Bill will be instrumental for small businesses in long term
Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: The ease of doing business will become easy and hassle-free with the establishment of the Data Protection Authority of India (DPAI).
Jan 06, 2020
Now, credit card for small businesses to solve working capital issue, manage expenses, payments, more
Credit and Finance for MSMEs: A corporate credit card by definition is a credit card issued to an organization, to take care of their business-related expenses, such as supplier payments, travel booki
Jan 05, 2020
E-procurement: The X factor for small businesses to cut cost, improve processes, and expand
Technology for MSMEs: For a business of any kind, if it wants to survive and stay competitive in the market, it is vital to reduce the costs of its materials and services by procuring from lowcost sou
Jan 02, 2020
‘Entrepreneurs need to better manage slowdown to retain trust by employees’
Skilling, Labour, Talent for MSMEs: It is imperative for entrepreneurs to gear up for the future. During the slowdown, it is crucial for the companies to think on the lines of ‘What will you need wh
Dec 31, 2019
Lending to women entrepreneurs not same as men; this unique approach can help boost women-run ventures
Credit and Finance for MSMEs: More often than not women entrepreneurs find it tougher to start and run a business as compared to men. This experience ends up dissuading women from entering the fray.
Dec 30, 2019
Public Procurement Policy: What’s holding back govt to help MSMEs sell more, get more customers
Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: The major procuring ministries must undertake measures for training MSE vendors as well as PSUs and their procurement officers to inculcate greater knowledge of the s
Dec 26, 2019
No place for women entrepreneurs? Why investors have a problem with women-led businesses
As per a recent research report, less than 3 per cent of global venture capital was invested in women-led teams in 2017. The figure is slightly better for emerging markets.
Dec 24, 2019
MSMEs must protect their ideas; investment in IP protection is asset not expense
MSME sector is one of the largest contributors to the Indian economy, however, awareness about IPRs is lacking in Indian MSMEs.
Dec 23, 2019
Not only securing data, MSMEs must find efficient ways to collect, store, use it cost effectively
Technology for MSMEs: For smaller organizations, effective data management isn’t limited to information security but to data lifecycle management, employee education and other efforts too.
Dec 19, 2019
Reaching out to customers isn’t enough, MSMEs will have to engage with them to grow fast
Technology for MSMEs: When choosing mobile engagement tools, not just staying at the top of the mind of the customer would be their priority, but also keeping the customers engaged with relevant and p
Dec 18, 2019
Entrepreneurship can ruin your personal life; here’s still what you can do to manage work-life balance
Entrepreneurs understand that they cannot follow elaborate health schemes and protocols. What they can do is include small check-ins on how they are feeling.
Dec 17, 2019
Small business challenge: How technology companies like WhatsApp, Jio won over price sensitive MSMEs
Technology for MSMEs: India is home to the second-largest number of small businesses in the world driving a large proportion of the total employment and GDP in the country. In spite of that, technolog
Dec 12, 2019
MSME credit woes: Solving NBFCs’ liquidity crisis is critical for small businesses’ access to capital
Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Improved liquidity for NBFCs would be a much-needed boost for the MSME sector as NBFCs provide significant funding to this segment of borrowers.
Dec 11, 2019
2020 and beyond: Why ignoring women in leadership roles may slow down growth of MSMEs and startups
Being more mobile – both physically and in the mind along with a tech-savvy edge will really be the key to placing more and more women in leadership roles.
Dec 10, 2019
How this simple technology can solve most complex tasks for small businesses without much investment
Accounting software performs all the financial and operational tasks for business and manages the financial status of businesses.
Dec 08, 2019
Robotics revolution: How robots will help emerging businesses flourish in ways better than computers
Technology for MSMEs: The robotics revolution is going to be nothing smaller than a PC industry revolution that rocked the world in the 1980s and 90s.
Dec 07, 2019
AI, ML startups turn new favourite for investors as deeptech becomes backbone for businesses
A new breed of entrepreneurs is focusing on enterprise-led opportunities with the backbone of deeptech platforms.
Dec 05, 2019
‘High time for MSMEs causing pollution to comply with environmental norms before govt shut them’
The formation of industrial clusters has helped the MSMEs get organised. However, the key to the success of these MSMEs located in industrial clusters is in ensuring that they comply with the applicab
Dec 04, 2019
Non-tariff barriers: What government should do to ensure MSMEs remain competitive globally
Logistics for MSMEs: Ensuring compliance with the ever-changing NTBs require SMEs to make costly investments in terms of adapting to requisite production processes, packaging and labelling specificati
Dec 03, 2019
Not just product delivery, logistics companies helping SMEs bring efficiency in supply chain, technology
Logistics for MSMEs: Logistics companies usually have a pan India reach. They cover even the hinterlands of the country and are helpful to the MSMEs in these areas.
Nov 26, 2019
How MSMEs in after-sales automobile accessory market is witnessing change in fortune
Despite the slowdown in the auto sector, the after-sales of auto accessories have created massive growth for MSMEs.
Nov 25, 2019
Zojila tunnel: Modi government working to complete Asia's longest bi-directional tunnel without cost escalation
Income Tax: FM Nirmala Sitharaman's big announcement on the timeline to remove I-T exemptions
IRCTC Kashi Mahakal Express flagged off by PM Modi; check time-table, booking & refund rules of private train
PM Modi inaugurates one of the biggest mega-kitchens in India: Here's everything about Kashi's Anna Kshetra
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Only 11 farmers benefitted in this state!
Philips In-ear Wireless ANC Neckband: Stands out for its sound
After AAP wins Delhi, Sharmishtha Mukherjee asks Chidambaram, has Congress outsourced task of defeating BJP to state parties?
Bad news! International tour package to become expensive from April 1, 2020
Modi's warning to tax evaders: No more 'gaming' of tax system; here's how govt will make you pay up
Indian Railways to redevelop Nellore, Tirupati, CSMT, Baiyyappanahalli stations into world-class hubs; details
Budget 2020 hasn't violated fiscal discipline: FM Sitharaman
Budget 2020 was disappointing for lacking vision; but fiscal, taxation measures welcome: EAC-PM member Ashima Goyal
Budget 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman says govt willing to do more beyond Union Budget to boost growth
Budget 2020: FM says green shoots of recovery visible, points at worse macro-economic fundamentals under UPA
Budget and the economy: What can we expect after this Budget?
Budget 2020: FM Sitharaman takes on P Chidambaram over defence budget allocation
Budget 2020 proposals on DDT, personal tax not to impact MF industry: Franklin Templeton
Budget 2020: Chidambaram slams Modi govt; says economy close to collapse, unemployment making India poorer
Budget 2020: How ESOP tax changes will benefit start-up employees
Economic Survey 2020: Fudging food and fertiliser subsidy
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