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Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

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

Jun 01, 2020 PTI

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

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

Jun 01, 2020 Lola Nayar

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

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.

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

May 17, 2020 IANS

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.

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

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.

13 May, 2020

Why Centre's COVID-19 Package For MSMEs Can Be A Game Changer

Saibal Dasgupta

The package involves relieving MSMEs of one of the biggest obstacles they face in obtaining financial support: the need to provide sufficient collateral to banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs).

13 May, 2020

Rs 30,000 Cr Special Liquidity Scheme For NBFCs, HFCs And MFIs Part Of Centre's Economic Package


Under the scheme, investments will be made in both primary and secondary market transactions in investment grade debt paper of these institutions.

13 May, 2020

FM Extends Generous Support To MSMEs, Announces Rs 3 Lakh Crore Collateral-free Loan

Outlook Web Bureau

The move is part of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening.

05 May, 2020

Geo-economic Shift Post Pandemic Can Favour India, But It Needs To Work Its Way Up

Ashwin Johar

China has a trade surplus with almost every country in the world, but it has now transformed into trust deficit. Now, every country wants to pull out their investment from China.

29 April, 2020

Govt Needs To Keep Small Businesses Afloat During And After The Corona Crisis

Abhimanyu Girotra

Even if the lockdown is completely lifted, certain businesses will not be functioning at full capacity for at least another 6 months as the international supply chains may still be broken,

29 April, 2020

Govt Must Protect Salaries, Wages Of Workers: P Chidambaram

Outlook Web Bureau

P Chidambaram asked the government to prepare an exit strategy in view of the lockdown and look into the issue of migrants stranded in different place due to it.


24 March, 2020

Centre Announces Economic Relief Measures Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

The Finance Ministry said an economic package was being worked out which will be announced soon.

28 January, 2020

Govt Should Look Beyond 1991 Budget To Turn Around India Story

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

India's GDP is growing around five per cent from a high of eight to nine per cent earlier. Certainly, global slowdown is not the sole reason.

12 September, 2019

'Acknowledge The Crisis': Manmohan Singh's 6-Point Guide For Modi Govt To Revive Economy

Outlook Web Bureau

Manmohan Singh predicted that it will take India a few years to get out of this slowdown, "provided the government acts sensibly now".

04 July, 2019

Budget 2019: What Industry And Business Leaders Expect

Robin Banerjee

The broad expectations of 2019 Budget are: spur growth, keep the fiscal deficit in check and preserve government borrowing under control.

04 July, 2019

Economic Survey Pitches For Reorienting MSME Policies

Outlook Web Bureau

With the overhaul of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) policies, Chief Economic Adviser KV Subramanianaims to make dwarfs into giants

03 July, 2019

Need To Increase Funding For Startups, Simplify Credit Facilities In Budget: Experts

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be presenting the first full Budget of the Modi 2.0 government Friday amid high expectations from the industry for a big push to the slowing economy.


14 June, 2019

No Trust Deficit Between Govt And Industry: Nitin Gadkari

Outlook Web Bureau

Gadkari said the ban on the entry of corporates and private players in MSME sector has been lifted to pave way for the formation of 700 clusters in order to reduce dependence on imports as well as for job creation.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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