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We must unlock out of Corona responsibly or all our efforts may go waste, says state health minister

Kolkata/IBNS: The Coronavirus has changed our lives for a long time to come and it is here to stay but the one good thing that has helped us Indians is that we have better immunity than several other countries in the world, said Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and Chief Guest at the ASSOCHAM organised Web Conference on Relevance and importance of Health and Wellness in Covid-19 here on Tuesday.

Financial vaccine would revive lives at the bottom of the pyramid: ASSOCHAM president Dr Hiranandani

New Delhi/IBNS: The COVID infected economy got the second dose from the finance ministry and would boost the immunity of some of the most underprivileged sections of the society that is the farmers, labourers, street vendors and the tribals, stated Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, President, ASSOCHAM.

PM Modi's Rs 20 lakh crore package calls for self-reliance to lift national spirit: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi/IBNS: ASSOCHAM on Tuesday profusely thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for lifting the national spirit up, not only with his Rs 20 lakh crore economic package but also laying a broad direction for the country's development , based on a Self-Reliant India, standing tall in the evolving new world order.

PM move to build on lockdown gains wise; says ASSOCHAM seeking urgent financial help for industry, trade, employees

Kolkata/IBNS: Business body ASSOCHAM on Tuesday fully supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi for extending the nationwide lockdown till May 3 for saving each and every Indian from the unprecedented global pandemic, with a firm conviction that the  government would soon be announcing a large and effective financial package for protecting agriculture, industry , trade with a particular focus on the MSMEs and millions of jobs.

Minimum $200 billion stimuli needed to support the Indian economy in the background of the pandemic says ASSOCHAM

Kolkata/IBNS: Apex industry body, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India or ASSOCHAM, has recommended a 16 point agenda and a stimulus package of at least $200-$300 billion to thwart one of the deepest global recession expected in the backdrop of the Covid19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Minimum $200 billion stimuli needed to support the Indian economy says ASSOCHAM

New Delhi/IBNS: With a sentiment that to tackle the unprecedented times, exceptional measures are essential, apex industry body, ASSOCHAM has recommended a 16 point agenda and a stimulus package of at least $200-$300 billion to thwart one of the deepest global recession expected in the world’s history, states its Secretary-General, Deepak Sood.

ASSOCHAM suggests business continuity measures to sustain economic activity amid COVID-19 crisis

Kolkata/IBNS: In a comprehensive plan for gradual lifting of the lockdown, the ASSOCHAM has suggested that several selective but key sectors of trade and industry, including retail, essential manufacturing, large construction and infrastructure projects, to name a few, should be allowed to resume operations, with strict adherence to social distancing norms and other precautionary measures suggested by the Government. This would help mitigate the business and job loss that Indian industries are facing amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

India Inc looks forward to US President's visit with excitement: Assocham

New Delhi/UNI: India Inc is looking forward to the forthcoming visit of President Donald Trump with excitement as it would take the Indo-US economic relations to greater heights, one of the apex trade associations of India, Assocham said.

Govt committed to Faceless Tax Assessment to build trust between tax administrator and tax payer: ASSOCHAM

Kolkata/IBNS: ASSOCHAM Chairman PC Mody, while talking about the thought process that went in drafting Budget 2020 at the body's Post-Budget Conference to analyse tax-related proposals, said their focus was on promoting voluntary tax compliance, facilitate the compliant taxpayer and go after the delinquent ones.

ASSOCHAM states wish list ahead of Budget

Kolkata/UNI: The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) on Wednesday said it was looking forward to some bold measures in key areas of concerns from the upcoming budget for it to be able to play a galvanising role in the economy and help achieve the target of a $5 trillion economy in the next few years.

Niranjan Hiranandani new ASSOCHAM President 

Kolkata/UNI: Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Hiranandani Group, has taken over as the new president of the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the country's apex organisation of industry and trade.

Assocham welcomes FM Sitharaman's steps to revive growth

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) India Inc on Friday thanked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for unveiling a slew of measures to revive economic growth and alleviate problems faced by specific sectors.

India’s food retail market may attract investment USD 827 bln by 2023: study

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IBNS):  India’s food retail market is expected to touch USD 827 billion by 2023, up from USD 487 billion in 2017, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.23%, with recent reforms making the sector more competitive and market oriented, according to an ASSOCHAM-TechSci Research consulting joint study.  

Govt. expenditure presents $3 bn approx. potential for homeland security sector for 2018-19: ASSOCHAM-KPMG study

New Delhi, Nov  5 (IBNS): Capital expenditure by central and state government agencies on homeland security presents potential of USD 2.73 billion for the year 2018-2019, noted a just-concluded ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study.

Indian construction equipment sector grew 24% in FY18: ASSOCHAM-Feedback study

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IBNS): The demand for Indian Construction Equipment (ICE) grew by 24% in FY 2017-18, up from 13% in FY 2015-16, and the sector crossed 90,000 units for the first time due to increase in infrastructure expenditure, according to an ASSOCHAM-Feedback consulting joint study.