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Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

Punjab Cabinet Approved Rules To Promote MSMEs, Puts In Place Mechanism To Mitigate Delayed Payments

Sep 17, 2021 Harish Manav

The Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday approved the Punjab Micro and Small Enterprises Facilitation Councils Rules, 2021 under Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act, 2006, to facilitate promotion, development and competitiveness of MSMEs.

Facebook Launches 'Small Business Loans Initiative' In India

Aug 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

India is the first country for Facebook where this programme is getting rolled out.

MSME’s Tryst With Technology

Thanks to Pandemic, MSMEs have started flirting with technology by force and necessity!

Govt Committed To Promote Renewable Energy In MSME Sector: Union Minister Gadkari

Mar 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The minister claimed that India will become a top manufacturing hub for automobiles in the world within five years.

The Entrepreneurial Stature Of Kerala That Withstood The Global Pandemic

From research and planning to preposition to strategy, Ourea does all the chief stages of branding individuals and organisations.

01 February, 2021

Dissecting Union Budget 2021: Here’s What The Experts Say

Outlook Bureau

Union Budget 2021 has gained mixed reviews and here’s what the experts feel

01 February, 2021

Rahul Demands Hike In Healthcare Budget And Support To Farmers, MSMEs

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Budget: Rahul demands support to MSMEs, farmers, workers for employment generation

27 December, 2020

New GST Payment Rule Will Not Affect MSMEs, Small Dealers


The new rule has been implemented to check the use of fake invoices that claim credit for tax paid on non-existent or highly inflated input cost.

29 November, 2020

Women-Led Micro-Businesses At Risk As Covid-19 Widens Socio-economic Gap


Women-led micro and small businesses are more prone to face instability than micro-businesses led by men, according to the study.

17 November, 2020

India Not 'Expansionist', Believes In Welfare Of World: Nitin Gadkari


India should bolster science and technology, says transport minister Nitin Gadkari in virtual address.

15 October, 2020

Construction Of Zojila Tunnel Begins With Ceremonial Blast

Naseer Ganai

The inaugural blast for the 14.83 km tunnel was initiated virtually by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. When launched, it will be the longest bi-directional tunnel in Asia, connecting the Kashmir Valley to Ladakh.

01 August, 2020

MSMEs Are Backbone Of Economy, Need Urgent Financial And Regulatory Support: Ex-Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Dr KP Krishnan, who was former Secretary at Goverment of India, makes short term, medium term, and long term recommendations for the government to help the MSME sector.

04 July, 2020

Winning Retail 2.0 With Embedded Analytics

Soumya Dwibedi

A location-enabled micro-market level planning for sales as well as point of sales visibility and promotions will become really important to win in the new normal.

01 June, 2020

Cabinet Decisions To Bring Positive Changes In Lives Of Farmers, Labourers: PM Modi


Monday's meeting was the first held by the Union Cabinet after the Modi 2.0 government entered its second year in office.

01 June, 2020

Cabinet Approves Upward Revision Of MSME, Move To Help Bigger Players More

Lola Nayar

The new revisions have been made 14 years after the MSME Development Act came into existence in 2006.

01 June, 2020

Govt Approves Rs 20,000 Crore For Stressed MSMEs, Rs 50,000 Crore Equity Infusion


The government said the decision on equity infusion will also enable micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get listed on stock exchanges.

17 May, 2020

No Fresh Bankruptcy For 1 Year, Special Insolvency Framework For MSMEs: Centre


The threshold for insolvency will also be raised to Rs one crore from the current Rs one lakh which will be supportive for the MSME sector, the Centre said.

14 May, 2020

Centre's Economic Package A Booster Shot For Hard-hit MSME Sector

Lola Nayar

As the industry awaits to restart factories and financial activities, this stimulus is expected to provide the fillip. Crucial to this growth is revival of sectors like farming, MSMEs, capital goods.

Photo Gallery

An artist dacorates an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival at Kumartuly in Kolkata.

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Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Ashwini Kumar Choubey feeds a giraffe during his visit to Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, in Guwahati.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference in Haldwani. AAP's Chief Ministerial candidate for Uttarakhand election Col. Ajay Kothiyal is also seen.

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A woman falls from her bicycle 'Pedal For Peace (Cycle Race)-2021' organized by Jammu and Kashmir Police on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar in the wee hours of Sunday.

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Police personnel stop devotees during a procession on the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi, at Lalbaugh in Mumbai.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra