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NITI Aayog launches upgraded portal on Women Entrepreneurship Platform

Women Entrepreneurship Platform Conclave

The NITI Aayog organised the Third Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2018 and launched the upgraded portal of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform on 16 December 2018. The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu presided over as the chief guest of the event where he launched the WEP Portal 2.0 and conferred WTI Awards 2018. The Vice President congratulated the ...

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Start-ups and MSMEs set to debut on Government e-Market (GeM) soon

National Mission on GeM

The Government e-Market (GeM) and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) are in the process of developing a PoC (Proof of Concept) corner for start-ups and will soon be able to onboard start-ups on the GeM platform. This will be a launch pad for start-ups in the country to access government market and give them a chance to sell ...

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2018 witness Asia and the Pacific lead world tourism: UNWTO

2018 growth in Tourism spend in Top Global destinations

The latest figures on world tourism issued by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) show that international tourist arrivals grew 5% year-on-year in the first nine months of 2018. This reflects continued strong demand in a favourable overall economic context.  All world regions enjoyed robust growth in international tourism in the first nine months of this year, fuelled by solid demand ...

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Prime Minister Modi Launches Ease of Doing Business Grand Challenge

As part of his resolve to make India one of the easiest places to conduct business in the world- PM Modi has launched Ease of Doing Business Grand Challenge on 19 November 2018. Seen in File picture is  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the winners team, at the India-Singapore Hackathon 2018, in Singapore on November 15, 2018.

The Prime Minister of India launched a Grand Challenge on resolving seven identified Ease of Doing Business problems with the use of cutting edge technologies. The objective of this Challenge is to tap the potential of young Indians, startups and other private enterprises to provide solutions to complex problems using current technology. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at a programme organised ...

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India will be Global Hub of Start-Up Community: Prabhu

Inc42

Indian startups have the capacity to bring about transformational change to India’s growth story said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, in New Delhi on 16 November 2018.  He was speaking at the launch of a report on the State of the Indian StartupEcosystem-2018 by Inc 42 which is an Indian information platform known for ...

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Innovation in farming need of the hour – Suresh Prabhu

New Farm realities

Countries across the world are facing threat of climate change and there is an urgent need for innovation in agriculture, said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. He was speaking at an international conference and awards function for innovations by agri startups in New Delhi on 16 November 2018. The Minister said that in the next ...

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Children, Women most vulnerable to toxic air pollution

SMOG 2017 in Delhi

Every day around 93% of the world’s children under the age of 15 years (1.8 billion children) breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk. Tragically, many of them die: WHO estimates that in 2016, 600,000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air. A new WHO report on Air ...

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Outbound Tourism Spending from Gulf is Six Times the Global Average: UNWTO Report

‘The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel Market’, a new report prepared by UNWTO and ETC with the support of Value Retail, examines the fast-growing outbound market of the GCC countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates – with an additional focus on the image of Europe as a tourism destination. It finds that per-capita international tourism spending from the GCC was 6.5 times higher than the global average in 2017, with expenditure estimated to be more than USD 60 billion in 2017, up from USD 40 billion in 2010.

A new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) shows that outbound tourism from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – comprising six countries of the Arabian peninsula – has grown strongly in recent years, with international tourism expenditure surpassing USD 60 billion in 2017. ‘The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel Market’, a new report ...

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GST Practitioners Examination on 7th December, 2018

National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics

The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorised to conduct an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioners (GSTPs) in terms of the sub-rule (3) of Rule 83 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated 28.5.2018. The GSTPs enrolled on the GST Network ...

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Women of India Organic Festival from 26th October to 4th November 2018 at IGNCA to empower women farmers and entrepreneurs

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is organizing the 5th edition of the Women of India Organic Festival from 26th October to 4th November, 2018 at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Janpath Road, New Delhi. This is aimed to boost organic culture and promote Women Organic Farmers and Entrepreneurs. Being the country’s largest organic festival, it bears witness to the ...

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India celebrates World Food Day 2018 with Agri Startup & Entrepreneurship Conclave

Radha Mohan Singh on World Food Day

The purpose of celebrating World Food Day this year is to demonstrate our global commitment to achieve the goal of creating “Zero Hunger World” by 2030. Modi government is working continuously in a phased manner to achieve the goal of zero hunger. At the inauguration ceremony of Agri Startup & Entrepreneurship Conclave on the occasion of World Food Day today, ...

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Fabrento makes gifting Art easy this Deepawali

Fabrento- Home Furniture rental

Its an era of tech based based companies that have revolutionised hospitality, car rental aggregation, online shopping and seem to penetrate into all spheres of life. One such attempt here is made by Delhi based start up entity Fabrento, which aims at millennials need to rent state-of-the-art furniture instead of getting stuck with old furniture for lifetime- as it makes buying ...

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