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Science & Technology Ministry to virtually reproduce all monuments using 3D technology: Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, secretary

The Union Science and Technology Ministry will reproduce all monuments, Buddhist Circuit using three dimensional (3D), cyber physical systems and other technologies with a view to virtually promote architectural heritage, a top official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Implement Universal Basic Income for women, says ASSOCHAM Women Foundation

Saluting the un-measureable contribution of women to the society, apex industry body ASSOCHAM today picked up the idea of Universal Basic Income (UBI), only for women, from a key government document, stating implementation of such a scheme can bring in significant transformation in India’s socio-economic landscape.

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Secondary market liquidity needed to attract retail investor into corporate bond space: SEBI official

Infusing some amount of secondary market liquidity can help attract retail investors to enter the corporate bonds’ space, a top Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Large imports of items like electronics run counter to Make in India

For success of its flagship programme to boost manufacturing within the country, the government’s Make in India should first target high import intensive items like electronic goods, machinery, steel and transport equipment which together add close to USD nine billion or over 27 per cent of the country’s monthly import bill, according to an ASSOCHAM analysis.

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Sunday, March 05, 2017

Demonetisation & thrust on digital transactions aimed at transforming India into a tax-compliant society: Arjun Ram Meghwal

The demonetisation exercise together with promotion of digital transactions are aimed at transforming India into a tax compliant society, union minister of state for finance and corporate affairs, Mr Arjun Ram Meghwal said at an ASSOCHAM event held in Mumbai today.

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Friday, March 03, 2017

Govt. & industry should work towards sustainable development of commodity futures market: C.R. Chaudhary

The Government together with industry should work towards protecting the rights of all stakeholders viz., producer, consumer and traders operating in the commodity futures market, Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Mr C.R. Chaudhary said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response to year-old proposal for keeping shops open all 7 days

ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response to year-old proposal for keeping shops open all 7 days

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Govt. focusing on strengthening innovation base as part of higher education sector reforms: Prakash Javadekar

Govt. focusing on strengthening innovation base as part of higher education sector reforms: Prakash Javadekar

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Job creation through growth: New ASSOCHAM President

Welcoming various steps taken by the Government to curb black money and corruption, new ASSOCHAM President Mr. Sandeep Jajodia today said, as economy is still in the stage of remonetisation,the people should be encouraged and not discouraged to start spending again. Enough cash in both rural area and cities, along with some bold and pragmatic decisions on issues like bank NPAs would be key drivers for reverting to 8% growth, he said.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ministry of External affairs enquire missions to promote Ayush, Ayurveda: V.K. Singh

Ministry of External affairs (MEA) have asked all chairs and missions to take a serious look to promote Ayush and Ayurveda, said (Dr) V.K. Singh (Retd), Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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