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If you’re thinking of launching a business, ask yourself if your concept meets a need in how people go about their daily lives and conduct [more…]
ntrepreneurs of Kerala need opportunities to enhance their income by several times, with smart agro-tech farming and diversifying into processing and producing innovative food products that have demand in urban markets.While the 1991 reforms and its impact are felt across India, this is still not a reality in Kerala. This movement is a call to reform the political structure and replace the current ideology with a new one.If farmers of Israel, Japan, Punjab, Haryana or Maharashtra can prosper why not those in Kerala? Churches and BJP together take on the ideology that stifles businesses, investors, and manufacturing industries? Together they need to address the root causes of trade union extremism, negative industrial climate and an atmosphere that works against development, creation of jobs and opportunities for the youth, farmers and others. When other states are performing well and creating job opportunities, why is it that Kerala is not?
This book encapsulates the potential and opportunities within Rural India, particularly the small enterprises and the private sector. The papers and essays that are covered [more…]
Shashi Tharoor, MP, called for rebuilding the higher educational system in Kerala so as to equip the youth for the technology driven knowledge economy and [more…]
June 27 is observed as MSME Day| 27 June marks the annual celebration of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. On April 6, 2017, the United [more…]
ndia-UAE CEPA to benefit SMEs
INDIA- UAE bilateral free trade agreement to create one million-plus jobs for Indians
The partnership agreement will open doors for labour-intensive sectors such as textiles, gem & jewellery, medicines, agricultural products, footwear, leather, sports goods, engineering goods, auto components and plastics……
The CEPA brings the two nations closer, will open many new opportunities for Indians to work in UAE, including in fintech, edtech, green tech, automation and Artificial Intelligence. Technology, digital trade and sustainability have a big focus in the partnership.
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has recorded its highest-ever turnover. In the year 2020-21, KVIC registered a gross annual turnover of Rs. 95,741.74crores, as compared to Rs. 88,887 crores turnover in 2019-20, thus, registering an increase of 7.71%.
Considering the hardships faced by MSMEs during the prevailing COVID-19 situation and the representations received from the various MSME associations, financial institutions and Government departments dealing with the interest of MSME Sector
lobal remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 percent in 2020 due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown. The projected fall, which would be the sharpest decline in recent history, is largely due to a fall in the wages and employment of migrant workers, who tend to be more vulnerable to loss of employment and wages during an economic crisis in a host country.