Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 | Last Update : 03:50 PM IST

189th Day Of Lockdown

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Banks sanctioned Rs 1.43 lakh crore loans under credit guarantee scheme: FM Nirmala

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme was launched to provide much-needed relief to the MSME sector to meet their operational requirements

14 Aug 2020 2:08 PM

Telcos seek Rs 35k cr GST refund, pending payment of Rs 20k cr from state-run firms

The telecom industry has unutilized GST input tax credit over Rs 35,000 crore for which the sector has repeatedly demanded a refund

15 May 2020 2:27 PM

Badly hit by virus lockdown, MSMEs waiting to start businesses

Confederation wants MSME within Industrial Estates to be allowed to operate with 50% labour

06 May 2020 9:52 AM

Telangana makes a departure on lockdown strategy

The state would do well to ease its lockdown restrictions in two phases

30 Apr 2020 11:19 PM

Solar installations drop 35 per cent in first half

However, between July 2019 and September 2019, India added more than 2.2 GW of solar energy capacity.

13 Nov 2019 3:29 AM


Spending to start, dues to be met: Nirmala Sitharaman

However, the government aims to ensure there are no dues left, and funds should be cleared swiftly.

28 Sep 2019 4:20 AM

MSMEs key for India’s economy, says Mohan Bhagwat

The RSS chief was speaking at a function organised by Laghu Udyog Bharati, a frontal org-anisation of the Sangh Parivar, at Nagpur.

18 Aug 2019 4:44 AM

Centre promises all help to MSMEs

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari met representatives from various MSME sectors on Tuesday.

07 Aug 2019 2:10 AM

Agri exports to China double

In dollar terms the growth was 83 per cent from $72 million in FY18 to $132 million in FY19.

19 Jul 2019 6:49 AM

Infant MSMEs, not dwarfs, to be given sops

Examine the role of the Small-Scale Industries reservation policy.

05 Jul 2019 1:50 AM


Panel for Rs 5,000 crore stressed asset fund for MSMEs

Speaking about FoF, the panel said such a fund will support crowd funding from venture capital and private equity firms focused on MSME investment.

26 Jun 2019 3:30 AM

Steps will boost MSMEs, says Piyush Goyal

Businesses with turnover up to Rs 1.5 crore have to pay only one per cent flat rate and have to file only one annual return.

02 Feb 2019 1:45 AM

Centre, RBI ask banks to step up lending to MSMEs

The RBI governor asked banks to take advantage of the MSME restructuring scheme to support viable MSME units.

29 Jan 2019 1:15 AM

FM may propose more loans to farmers, SMEs

The government has recently upsized the recapitalisation package by Rs 41,000 crore for public sector banks (PSBs) to Rs 1.06 lakh crore for FY2019.

25 Jan 2019 12:50 AM

RBI board meet today, efforts on for accord

Just 10 out of 18 men to decide RBI’s future role, and its money.

19 Nov 2018 12:11 AM


Govt finally eases biz for MSMEs

MSMEs get just 6 per cent of their loan requirements from banks, since they are not in a position to offer collateral to the banks.

04 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

GST council forms committee to resolve MSMEs issues

Goyal said that the council has chalked out certain measures to ease the issues of MSMEs.

05 Aug 2018 6:24 PM

Govt to ask MSMEs under GSTN to obtain Udyog Aadhaar

The finance ministry is likely to send an email to the micro, small and medium enterprises soon.

22 Jul 2018 12:43 PM

Trade deficit widens to $13.72bn

FIEO president exports data is not encouraging despite 5.17 per cent growth.

16 May 2018 12:55 AM

ICICI launches instant online overdraft facility for MSMEs

ICICI also introduced instant disbursal of personal loans through ATMs as well as digital enrolment for NPS.

14 Mar 2018 11:49 AM