Business  /  Published 26.02.21

Telecom PLI tied to extra sales

The government will consider up to 20 times the value of incremental sales of telecom gear makers for doling out production-linked incentive, according to the norms notified on Thursday. The incentiv...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.21

The business of speaking out when few others do

An industrialist has uttered in public what Arnab Goswami would hear out in private but did not dare declare from his TV pulpit. “Out of 7 crore entrepreneurs, MSMEs (micro small and medium ente...
By M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai

India  /  Published 24.01.21

Diversity tied to economy

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s poor understanding of the importance of diversity in India, arguing that economic growth was not possible without social harmon...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.12.20

Centre policy to use crops as fuel

The Centre is mulling a policy that can help diversify surplus agricultural produce towards the energy and power sector. Union MSME minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the government is exploring m...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 29.12.20

Small firms raise just

Small and medium enterprises have largely stayed away from the capital market in 2020 with public offers on a declining trend during the year. The number of initial public offers from SMEs were only ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 02.12.20

Yes Bank’s Rs 10,000cr aim

Yes Bank is aiming at a disbursal of Rs 10,000 crore in the current quarter in retail and small business credit. The bank has also set a target to raise its deposits book to Rs 2 lakh crore by the end...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.11.20

Credit support scope widened

The government has extended the Rs 3-lakh-crore emergency credit line guarantee scheme (ECLGS) till March 31, 2021 and has also widended the scope of the scheme to include mid-sized companies in the 2...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.11.20

FM rolls out Diwali bonuses

In an attempt to spark pre-Diwali cheer, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered Thursday a third round of stimulus measures to help revive the Covid-devastated economy along with an upbeat asse...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.11.20

Nabard to invest in MFIs

Nabard is planning to finance micro finance institutions (MFIs) to cater to the capital requirement of the last mile lenders. The development finance institute earlier had a Rs 200-crore fund called ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 03.11.20

MSME loan extension

The government on Monday decided to extend the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme for MSMEs by one month till November 30 as the scheme has failed to meet the target to disburse Rs 3 lakh crore. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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