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WALMART-FLIPKART DEAL: Harmful for SMEs

WALMART-FLIPKART DEAL: CONTINUING ATTACK ON RETAILERS, PRODUCERS, FARMERS & LABOUR, AND ON INDIA’S DIGITAL SOVEREIGNTY A group of organizations consisting of industry and trade bodies as well as SME associations recently issued a public statement condemning recent Walmart – Flipkart deal. According to the public statement, endorsed by large number industry-trade representative associations, the deal is harmful to Indian SME sector. It ...

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Financial Inclusion in the Digital Economy

National Seminar on Financial Inclusion in the Digital Economy   23- 14, November 2018   Venue: Conference Hall, Guru Nanak Bhawan Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar-143005   Organizer: Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies, Amritsar   Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies (IDSAsr), Amritsar has planned to organize two days 9th IDSAsr National Seminar on the theme Financial ...

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Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2018

Press Release STAMFORD, Conn., January 16, 2018: Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “Global IT spending growth began to turn around in 2017, with continued growth expected over the next few years. However, uncertainty looms as organizations consider the potential ...

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PMEGP offers for traditional artisans and enterprising youth

New Delhi, January 9, 2018: PIB.NIC.IN: Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is implementing Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), which is a major credit-linked subsidy programme, aimed at generating self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector by helping traditional artisans and unemployed youth. General category beneficiaries can avail of margin money subsidy of 25 ...

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Women owned small businesses

“195 proprietary MSMEs per 1000 MSMEs are owned by women in the entire country. 93 proprietary MSMEs per 1000 MSMEs are owned by women in Delhi” New Delhi, January 9: ( PIB.NIC.IN): The  73rd Round of the National Sample Survey (NSSO) on Unincorporated non-agricultural Enterprises (excluding Construction)”,  by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation’reveals that there are  “195 proprietary ...

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Towards state funded – government aided hospitals

By P. Koshy The private sector hospitals in India offer abysmally low salaries to their staff nurses. Often they get much less than the minimum wages. Their compensationis notat par even with the farm wages and MGNRE rates, in most cases. There are also cases where private hospital managements force the nurses to deposit their nursing certificates as a condition ...

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Global passenger traffic: STRONG DEMAND GROWTH

Press Release: IATA 22 January 2017 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for November 2016 showing the strongest demand growth in nine months. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 7.6% compared to November 2015. Capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and load factor rose 0.8 percentage points to 78.9%. “Stronger demand for ...

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Global Shipping and Logistics conglomerate, Transworld Group trusts Ramco HCM & Payroll

Press Release Chennai, India Logistics conglomerate, the Transworld Group, announced that they have chosen Ramco Systems’ HCM and Payroll offering to automate its Human Resources hire-to-retire functionality on a single unified platform. Ramco HCM with Global Payroll will cover the entire gamut of HR processes along with Core HR, Recruitment, Talent Management, Leave, Time & Attendance and Payroll for over 1000 employees ...

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India concludes MoU on MSME Cooperation with Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Member Countries

Press Information Bureau New Delhi, 20 January 2017 Ministry of MSME, Government of India finalised MoU on MSME Cooperation with Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) member countries. The MoU will take effect for each party upon signature by 5 countries. The MoU finalized would be signed soon at an appropriate forum.  The focus areas of the Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) ...

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Technology for building materials from plastic waste

RESCUE EARTH TECHNOLOGY & ADVISORY LLP ( RETA LLP) recently developed two Environmentally Sound Technologies (ESTs). These ESTs developed by RETA LLP has received approval from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). These ESTs developed by RETA LLP has received approval from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). According to Rahul Nagpaul, founder CEO, who is behind these innovations, these ESTs can ...

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