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CII president Uday Kotak said Budget 2021-22 should address pvt investment needs.(Blomberg file Photo)

India Inc seeks fresh stimulus

By Shreya Nandi
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:08 AM IST
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) recommended a three-pronged strategy for Budget 2021-22 centering around growth, fiscal consolidation and strengthening of the financial sector that would help overcome the impact of Covid-19 on the economy.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant during a virtual session at the HT Tourism Conclave.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant during a virtual session at the HT Tourism Conclave.

Tourism likely to flourish post-Covid-19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 05:06 AM IST
The tourism ministry has cited Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) estimates to suggest that the loss of revenue to tourism can range between Rs 72,000 crore and Rs 1.58 lakh crores in 2020-21.
Barring a few, most of the sectors witnessed de-growth in credit deployment with construction witnessing 3.7% contraction, gems and jewellery (-3.7%), and leather and leather products (-4.4%).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Barring a few, most of the sectors witnessed de-growth in credit deployment with construction witnessing 3.7% contraction, gems and jewellery (-3.7%), and leather and leather products (-4.4%).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Firms stressed, have little appetite for loans: Industry

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 06:31 AM IST
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said economic uncertainties were hampering the industry’s ability to plan for future, while the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) said companies were hesitant to take credit risk in these circumstances.
Piyush Goyal attends a session at the 50th World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in January.(Reuters File Photo)
Piyush Goyal attends a session at the 50th World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in January.(Reuters File Photo)

100% electrification in railways in next 3.5 years, says Piyush Goyal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 12:36 PM IST
The railways ministry has taken a number of initiatives in order to transform into ‘Green Railways’ by 2030, including electrification, improving the energy efficiency of locomotives, fitting bio-toilets in coaches and switching to renewable sources of energy.
A woman walks near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) during a lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)
A woman walks near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) during a lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)

52% CEOs say Covid-19, lockdown will result in job losses: CII survey

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 06:05 AM IST
Fifty-two percent chief executive officers (CEO) across India have said that there could be job losses in various sectors after the lockdown period ends.
CII Launches Smart Manager Certificate Programme for job readiness. (Representational image)(HT file)
CII Launches Smart Manager Certificate Programme for job readiness. (Representational image)(HT file)

CII Launches Smart Manager Certificate Programme for job readiness, in partnership with GlobalGyan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 05:32 PM IST
The program has been launched with the aim to provide industry-oriented grooming to students, which could tackle the problem of limited, unproductive internships.
Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore inaugurating the 24th edition of the CII Chandigarh Fair at Parade Ground, Sector 17, in Chandigarh on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore inaugurating the 24th edition of the CII Chandigarh Fair at Parade Ground, Sector 17, in Chandigarh on Friday.(HT PHOTO)

CII fair: Locals learn waste segregation, plastic management on Day 1

By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 12:45 AM IST
The 24th annual Confederation of Indian industry (CII) fair was inaugurated by UT administrator VP Singh Badnore
Elaborating on “virtuous cycle”, she said the government’s policy measures would also increase wages, and money will reach the rural poor through direct benefit transfer.(HT Photo)
Elaborating on “virtuous cycle”, she said the government’s policy measures would also increase wages, and money will reach the rural poor through direct benefit transfer.(HT Photo)

Labour reforms, public expenditure on infra to boost economy, says Sitharaman

New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 10:43 PM IST
Sitharaman said other measures, including policy push to micro, small and medium sector, focus on rural economy, affordable housing and labour reforms would kick in a process of virtuous cycle and pep up consumption.
India will need $1 trillion of infrastructure investment to nudge annual(AFP)
India will need $1 trillion of infrastructure investment to nudge annual(AFP)

Budget 2019: Where India can find a cool $1 trillion

Bloomberg | By Andy Mukherjee
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 03:00 AM IST
Of the $1 trillion of infrastructure investment to nudge annual GDP growth higher by just half a percentage point in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second five-year term, at least 55% will have to come from public resources.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday hit out at the Centre over alleged lack of job creation.(ANI)
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday hit out at the Centre over alleged lack of job creation.(ANI)

‘Top three issues in Lok Sabha elections to be jobs, jobs and jobs’: Chidambaram

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 01:38 PM IST
The CII had on Wednesday expressed concern over the country’s job market amid growing challenges of making a generation employment-ready.
The event aimed at facilitating the industry, including the service sector now, to design its own courses according to specific requirements for creating an industry-ready skilled workforce.(HT Photo)
The event aimed at facilitating the industry, including the service sector now, to design its own courses according to specific requirements for creating an industry-ready skilled workforce.(HT Photo)

Skill connect road show: ‘Deployment of apprentices in services sector compulsory now’

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2018 03:11 PM IST
To raise awareness on reforms in apprenticeship laws in India, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hosted the ‘Apprenticeship Connect Workshop’ in Lucknow.
A still from The Shape of Water
A still from The Shape of Water

Delhi: Catch two Hollywood hits

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2018 07:13 PM IST
Baba Kalyani , CMD Bharat Forge speaks on ‘Opportunities for Industry in Defence’ at BHAU auditorium in COEP on Thursday.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Baba Kalyani , CMD Bharat Forge speaks on ‘Opportunities for Industry in Defence’ at BHAU auditorium in COEP on Thursday.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

With industrial support, India can cash in on massive defence equipment exports within 10 years

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 03:51 PM IST
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM), had jointly organised the session on ‘Opportunities for Industry in Defence’ where eminent panellists spoke on various aspects such as emerging opportunities in defence, Make in India for defence and private sector participation in defence research.
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