Govt set to launch digital platforms for healthcare and education

In a webinar on Digital Bharat 2020: Digital-The New Normal, organised by FICCI together with Ministry of Electronics and IT and MyGov held recently, the topics including the growth of digital payments, digital awareness, and e-learning were discussed. The webinar also focussed on how the government of India leveraged technology as a socio-economic tool for […]

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Housejoy to focus on reconstruction of old homes

Housejoy, an interiors, home maintenance, renovation as well as tech-driven construction firm, aims to tap into the Indian home construction market with an eye over the reconstruction of old homes, besides large commercial projects. The founder and CEO of the company Sanchit Gaurav said that the Indian home construction market is witnessing significant growth particularly […]

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Unlock 3 guidelines issued by Ministry of Home Affairs

With Unlock 3 coming into effect from August 1, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued new guidelines for opening up more activities outside containment zones which include removal of night curfew, opening up of gymnasium and yoga institutes from August 5 with standard operating procedure to be issued by MoHFW, the start of international […]

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PM discusses future roadmap of financial institutions with stakeholders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the roadmap of Banks and NBFCs in a meeting held with the stakeholders. Apart from deliberating upon the crucial role of the financial system in supporting growth, the meeting outlined that small entrepreneurs, farmers, and SHGs are required to be motivated to avail institutional credit for their growth. The discussion […]

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PM Narendra Modi to join Banks and NBFCs stakeholders to discuss future roadmap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to discuss the roadmap for the future with the stakeholders of banks and NBFCs. The topics of the discussion will include credit products, besides efficient models for financial empowerment through technology, efficient delivery models, the sustainability of the financial sector, and prudent practices for stability. The meeting which will […]

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TRIFED to bolster tribal commerce through digitisation drive

With an aim to promote tribal commerce,¬† TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, has undertaken an all-encompassing digitisation drive. The initiative also involves setting up e-platforms of international standards to link artisans and village-based tribal producers, besides mapping them. The initiative is targeted at effectively promoting tribal […]

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Over 2.95 crore houses under PMAY-G to be delivered by 2022

Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G), the rural housing scheme under the ‘Housing for all’ programme, the government has targeted to complete construction of 2.95 crore houses by 2022. The Rural Development Ministry has released a statement according to which the beneficiaries under this scheme will be selected through a three-stage validation […]

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Consumer Protection Act 2019 to enhance competence of manufacturers and service providers

Addressing a knowledge session-cum-webinar on Consumer Protection Act 2019 held in Kolkata, Raosaheb Patil Danve, Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, said¬† the CPA would turn out to be a vital tool in protecting consumer rights by simplifying the consumer dispute adjudication process. While inaugurating the session he said, […]

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Mindspace REIT raises Rs 1,518.74 crore

Just ahead of its IPO, Mindspace Business Parks REIT has successfully raised Rs 1,578.74 crore. Owned by Blackstone and K Raheja Group, this REIT has proposed to raise over Rs 4,500 through its upcoming IPO. Under its REIT portfolio, Mindspace has 295 lakh sqft of office space located across Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Chennai. Out […]

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FM holds review meeting on special window for stressed realty projects

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman convened a meeting to review the performance of Special Window for Affordable and Mid Income Housing (SWAMIH) in which concerned officials and senior management of the State Bank of India, SBICAPS Ventures Limited, and SBI Capital Markets participated. The FM appreciated that there is an increase in the number of projects […]

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