Govt revises marketing development assistance scheme to boost MSME exports

Exporters with an FOB value of up to Rs 300 million in the preceding year will now be eligible for MDA benefits By EB Bureau Saturday, June 29, 2013: With the objective of pushing up India’s exports, the Department of Commerce...

Highlights of state electronics policies

The Union government’s National Electronics Policy aims to boost the electronics manufacturing sector. The Indian states now need to implement the policy at the earliest By Srabani Sen  Wednesday, January 09, 2013: The Government of India has created the overall framework...

MSME Ministry still awaiting notification on benefits announced in Budget 2013

MSMEs are apprehensive, and wonder if the benefits announced by the finance minister in February 2013 will be implemented By Richa Chakravarty Saturday, June 29, 2013: The announcement in the Union Budget 2013 that non-tax benefits would be provided to...

ESDM Sector At The Crossroads: Urgent extension of MSIPS required

The National Policy for Electronics was launched three years ago, leading to tremendous expectations from the electronics industry. In a guest article for Electronics Bazaar, Rajoo Goel, secretary general, ELCINA, delves deep into what’s plaguing the policy, and addresses...

No Mobile Phone Number Faces Deactivation Threat: DoT

The Supreme Court has not asked telecom operators to delete all the eKYC data of customers but asked the UIDAI to not keep authentication log after six months In the wake of news reports doing round stating that 50 crore...

Cargo & Goods Trucks Allowed Free Movement Across India: MHA

Revised guidelines states that no separate passes are required for through traffic of trucks and goods carriers, including empty trucks The entire ESDM industry relies on components sourced from within and outside India These guidelines do not imply...

Geo-tagging: Government’s Solution to Curb Shell Companies

In a move to crack down on shell firms, the government has planned to geo-tag the registered addresses of companies in India The government of India has decided on geo-tagging, that is, providing data on the exact location of offices....

Goa IT Investment Policy to Stay in Force till 2020

The Goa government led by Laxmikant Parsekar made a formal announcement regarding the Goa Information Technology Investment Policy 2015. The policy is going to stay in effect till 2020. The policy had come about on December 31 with the...

CeBIT, CLIK together to strengthen ESDM sector in Karnataka

CeBIT India 2015 has announced its association with the Consortium of Electronic Industries of Karnataka (CLIK). CeBIT India 2015 is conducted by Hannover Milano Fairs India and the event aims to bring a digital solution marketplace to India. CeBIT...

Govt invites applications under M-SIPS

The government has appointed a nodal officer for the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS). Companies can now send their applications for availing the scheme, which is aimed at promoting production of electronic products in the country. According to...

Goods and Services Tax (GST): A new beginning in the indirect taxation landscape of...

The GST, based on the concept of ‘one nation, one tax’, has finally been approved in the Rajya Sabha. Here is a brief overview of the impact it could have on Indian industry By EB Bureau The much awaited GST (Goods...

AP government to invest Rs 35.4 billion in electronic clusters

Tuesday, July 16, 2013: The Government of Andhra Pradesh will soon begin working on the e-hardware clusters to come up in Hyderabad that entailed a total investment of Rs 35.4 billion. The amount includes the central and state government...

New state policy focuses on IT & electronics

In a bid to to boost industries, the state government has taken a policy decision to given impetus to the IT and electronics industry, said the industries minister Subhash Desai while addressing a two-day state level Brahmodyog Expo and...

Government Increases Outlay for Phase 1 of FAME to Rs 895 Cr

The enhancement of overall outlay for the first phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme from Rs 795 crore to Rs 895 crore was approved by the Ministry of Finance In a move to...

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