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World Bank and Government of India sign $750 million Agreement for Emergency Response Programme for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 7, 2020

The World Bank and the Government of India today signed the $750 million agreement for the MSME Emergency Response Programme to support increased flow of finance into the hands of micro, small,...

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MSME Solar Parks Feasible When State’s Lower Transmission Charges: Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways of India and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari has said that he believes that the entry of MSME in the solar parks sector was a good idea, but would only be viable if state governments reduce transmission...

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Solar power association writes to Gadkari against NTPC's tender conditions

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2020

State-owned NTPC Ltd's refusal to exempt small and medium enterprises from earnest money deposits for its solar power tenders has riled an association of solar energy industry which has now petitioned the government seeking its intervention. The National Solar Energy...

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Chhattisgarh: New industrial policy to focus on bio-fuel, e-vehicles & farm

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

The state government has announced a new five-year industrial policy on Friday. The new policy aims to boost business growth, also maintaining green cover at the same time. Promoting industries producing bio-ethanol from rice, ago as well as food processing units and plants...

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MP invites bids for 10.8 Megawatt rooftop solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2019

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) has invited bids for setting up rooftop solar Photo Voltaic projects of 10.8 Megawatt (Mw) capacity for industries located near Bhopal. As part of the tender, 164 industrial beneficiaries will procure solar power under...

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Walmart boosts local MSME sourcing ahead of Diwali, shuns plastic packaging

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

US-based retail biggie Walmart has bolstered the local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) procurement ahead of Diwali, a senior company official said here today. The local MSME sourcing is to cater both Diwali gifting options and staple consumer and food items. “We...

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari: ‘Waste To Energy Is Our Future’ At Conclave On Energy Efficiency In MSME

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Bureau of Energy is organising “National Conclave on Enhancing Energy Efficiency in MSME sector”. The two day conclave cum exhibition commenced on 23 September. On the first day, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was the chief guest for the event and inaugurated the conclave along...

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Budget announcements to promote Make in India initiatives, MSMEs: DPIIT

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

The budget announcements made by the government would help promote Make in India initiatives, MSMEs and budding entrepreneurs, a top official said. Secretary in the Department for Promotion of...

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Renewed push for reforms in key sectors

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

With India’s GDP growing at a five-year low of 6.8 per cent in 2019 and an ever-increasing younger workforce wanting more and more jobs, the new NDA Government has its task cut out for it. The...

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Dedicated financing support key to scaling up rooftop solar in the SME sector in India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019

The Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector is expected to contribute significantly to achieving the government’s target of building 40 gigawatt (GW) of the rooftop solar capacity by...

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