Small & Medium Business

Small & Medium Business

  • Digital India

    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Approves Additional Benefits Under Startup Policy

    Taking a step further in supporting the startup ecosystem in the country, the Madhya Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday (October 15) gave its nod for the Madhya Pradesh Startup Policy, to be implemented from April 1, 2020. Under the policy, more facilities will be provided to startups.

    • yesterday
  • National

    Recalling when and what went wrong is necessary: FM

    PTI, Recalling when and what went wrong during a certain period is absolutely necessary, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, targeting former prime minister Manmohan Singh for accusing the NDA government of always trying to put the blame on its rivals. Conceding that there were some "weaknesses" in his regime, Singh had on Thursday said the Modi government should stop...

    • 2 days ago
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    RBI governor assesses liquidity situation, calls for quicker transmission

    Mumbai: Heads of state-run banks met Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Tuesday over the state of liquidity in the banking system, particularly with regard to non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), the chief of a state-owned bank said.According to the banker, who spoke on condition of anonymity, the conversation with Das was around the five broad...

    • 4 days ago
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    Dell Sharpens India SMB Focus To Drive Digital Economy, Tech Adoption

    SMBs contribute to 45% of India's industrial output, creating 1.3 Mn jobs every year With over 30 years of experience in tech, Dell has created customised solutions for small businesses The platform-based approach solves technology and advisory needs of businesses Forus Health's portable device 3nethra may not be in the public limelight but it has made its mark in...

    • 4 days ago
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    RBI governor to meet PSU banks' chiefs today, may discuss rate transmission

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das will meet heads of public sector banks on Tuesday as the central bank looks to push greater transmission of policy rates. According to two public sector bank chiefs, Das is expected to discuss transmission of repo rate cuts into lending rates, stressed assets and credit growth by these banks. This follows...

    • 5 days ago
  • Face to Face Interview

    MSME growth stifled by restricted access to credit, equity: Banka CFO CEO

    In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Founder Partner and CEO of Banka and Banka CFO Services LLP said that growth of Indian MSMEs are stifled by lack of adequate credit and equity. Excerpts of the interview. Please tell our readers about Banka CFO and its entrepreneurial journey.

    • 6 days ago
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    BSE joins hands with FICCI to foster the MSME and startup environment

    The BSE in association with FICCI on Monday organised a brainstorming session to identify gaps in the existing policies and make suggestions for robust policies to enhance the MSME and startup environment.The session was organised to promote the Udyam Saathi and Udyam Sakhi initiatives to foster the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) sector.MSMEs were invited to...

    • a week ago
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    Monetary easing cycle may extend a bit more, but transmission a challenge

    Monetary policy easing remains the mantra among global central banks trying to battle the economic slowdown. After the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI's) latest 25 basis points repo rate cut, investors are focusing on the US Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan's interest rate decisions, due later this month. A basis point is 0.01%. With a series of disappointing...

    • 2 weeks ago
  • India

    RBI rate cuts benefit only home, car buyers, not us: MSMEs

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has delivered steady rate cuts but micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) still complain of banks not passing on the benefits of lower lending rates. "There is still no change on the ground. The prime lending rates (PLRs) which the banks are charging are the same at around 10 per cent," said Animesh Saxena, President of Federation of Indian...

    • 2 weeks ago