Union Budget 2018: Mixed Reactions
As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled the Union Budget for FY 2018-19, It garnered mixed reactions from industry honchos. The budget addressed the key aspects of the economy with focus on education, agriculture, science, technology, rural economy, healthcare, MSME and infrastructure. Ease of doing business’ among MSME players was evident in the announcements made by FM Arun Jaitley.
Post Budget Reactions from Industry Experts
The focus on wide scale broadband access, on Machine learning, AI and robotics, on R&D as well as skilling, and on Smart Cities will keep pushing India’s Digital agenda, well supported by the additional fund allocation. It is a quietly progressive budget, and timed well to focus on readying all cross sections of Indian society to reap the benefits of the future.
From reduction in income tax to push towards infra, industry lays out its agenda
The Union Budget will be announced on 1 February. Sectors across industry shared their expectations from the Budget with Firstpost. It ranged from a governmental push towards infrastructure to tax holidays for start-ups to ‘affordable’ GST rates.
Creating Smooth Supply Chains
Moglix is an Asia based e-commerce company that specialises in B2B procurement of industrial products. It extends its expertise in supply chain to solve problems related to digitisation of supply chain as well as makes them GST compliant. The company has worked with more than 250 leading organisations such as GSK, Havells, Yamaha, Lumax and Tata Chemicals, and over 100,000 SMEs across India.
The 1-3-6 learning framework
Rahul Garg, who has 16 technology patents to his name, says he has attempted to codify his learning mechanism
The sector of manufacturing is increasingly undergoing innovation. Digital ways of manufacturing and supply
B2B e-commerce platform, Moglix, expands
Moglix, a Ratan Tata-backed B2B e-commerce platform, on Thursday announced its expansion to Ahmedabad and Mumbai
B2B e-commerce startups see funding surge
Nearly two decades after IndiaMart, an online trade directory, started out, investment is finally flowing into B2B internet start-ups