Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh have been categorised as Achievers in the ranking.
Goyal spoke of the need to combine various services like the 'Digi locker' and the 'National Single Window System', so that repetitive processes are rationalised, gaps are bridged and redundancies are eliminated when it comes to applying for approvals and permissions.
The areas where the progress of Odisha requires much greater political, social and governance focus are too critical to be trivialised by political cacophony.
Bhubaneswar: The India Innovation Index 2020 report has seemingly belied the high-sounding claims of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik that Odisha is emerging as a lead investment destination and knowledge-driven economy in the country, which would see raining of job opportunities in the State. But the report has apparently dropped a bombshell that exploded many a […]
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Saturday unanimously passed a Bill which has the provisions to promote ease of doing business and ease of living for corporates in India and decriminalisation provision for firms indulging in small offences. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks to amend the Companies Act, 2013. The Bill was moved in […]
New Delhi: Noting that the economy has gone through ups and downs in the past too, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday cited macroeconomic data from previous governments to suggest that the economy would bounce back again with much vigour and strength. Speaking at the centenary event of industry chamber Assocham, Modi said that GDP […]
Washington: India jumped 14 places to the 63rd position on the World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking released on Thursday, riding high on the government’s flagship ‘Make in India’ scheme and other reforms attracting foreign investment. The country also figured among the top 10 performers on the list for the third time in a […]
New Delhi: In most cases it takes a tragedy to bring the worlds focus to a plight prevailing for long, the same happened with V.G. Siddhartha’s death, as it brought to light the dark side of the Indian entrepreneurial environment. Although the NDA government has put much emphasis on easing regulations for doing business, harassment […]
New Delhi: With India jumping 23 ranks on Ease of Doing Business index, World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Friday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him for the ‘historic rise’ in the rankings. According to a PMO release, Kim said this has been made possible, in large measure, due to the […]
Bhubaneswar: While India has climbed 23 places in World Bank’s (WB) latest ‘ease of doing business’ rankings, Odisha’s performance among the states in the country has been quite opposite. Earlier in July this year, Odisha was placed at 14th position in the ease of doing business rankings among all the states and what is more […]
New Delhi: Buoyed by a 23-place jump on World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said India can crack into top 50 if it improves on time taken for registering real estate, starting business and enforcement of contracts. Addressing a news conference soon after the World Bank released its 2019 ranking, […]
New Delhi: India has climbed 23 places in the World Bank’s (WB) latest ease of doing business rankings in a near repeat of its performance last year and now stands at 77 among 190 countries assessed by the multilateral lender. The World Bank’s latest Doing Business Report 2019 released here on Wednesday showed that various […]
New Delhi: In a bid to further improve Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) in the country, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on Thursday said companies will no longer require government approval to decide salaries of their managerial staff. “From September 12, 2018 approval of the Central Government shall no longer be required for the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today accused the Odisha government of misleading people by making false claims on the business climate and investment opportunities in the State. Targeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik after Odisha slipped in ‘ease of doing business’ rankings, Odisha BJP said that the Naveen government is solely responsible deterioration in investment […]
Bhubaneswar: A month after Odisha dropped in the Ease of Doing Business rankings, an investment potential index survey published by the National Council for Applied and Economic Research (NCAER) revealed that the State has taken a sharp plunge, triggering sharp political reactions and concerns ahead of the Make in Odisha Conclave scheduled to be held […]
Bhubaneswar: The suicide of Bargarh farmer Brunda Sahu allegedly over crop loss continues to remain a major political issue in the state with BJP State in-charge Arun Singh lambasting the State government over the farmers’ plight in Odisha. Addressing a press conference here today, Singh alleged that Brunda Sahu of Kalapani village of […]
Jambusar: A bitter war of words has begun on Wednesday between Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and BJP after the former’s sharp criticism of the government over a World Bank report on ease of doing business and the state of economy. While Gandhi rejected India’s improved rank in the latest World Bank report on ease […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha capital Bhubaneswar was ranked as the 3rd best city among 17 cities in the country in terms of ease of doing business, according to a survey report by the World Bank. The Subnational Economy Rankings based on Doing Business in India, 2009 survey by the World Bank stated that Bhubaneswar has been placed […]
By Sandeep Sahu The trumpeters of Narendra Modi would have us believe that his ‘surgical strike’ announced on November 8 has knocked the living daylights out of the corrupt and black money hoarders. But going strictly by evidence, it does not appear to have deterred our vast army of corrupt officials one bit. For them, […]
Bhubaneswar: Dubbed as an aspiring leader in the ease of doing business report, Odisha is pushing ahead with implementing a host of reforms to provide a hassle-free environment to industries to set up units in the state in an attempt to emerge as the manufacturing hub of the east. In the report released today, Odisha […]