Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Productivity Day celebrated on 12th February

National Productivity Council (NPC) is an institution for propagating productivity movement in India, which functions under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The formation of National Productivity Council is being celebrated annually as Productivity Day (12th February) and following seven days as Productivity Week (12th ..

Paperless licensing for Petroleum Service Stations launched

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi led government announced a gift by launching Paperless licensing for petroleum service stations. The gift is in terms of Digital India and Ease of Doing Business towards paperless and green India that will provide a simpler mechanism, ease of living and business to the petroleum road tanker owners. ..

Startup Advisory Council planned by Government

To further boost startups in the country by removing longstanding roadblocks, the Central Government has planned to set up a Startup Advisory Council comprising of some of the biggest names from the ecosystem of startup technology in India and government officials and regulators, that will advise the Government on reforms and help in developing a ..

Draft National e-commerce Policy

The Union Minister for Commerce and Industries Piyush Goyal has asked the companies to submit concerns on draft e-commerce policy in 10 days. Draft Policy: Key Components It proposes setting up of a legal and technological framework for restrictions on cross-border data flow. It lays out conditions for businesses regarding collection or processing of sensitive ..

Copyright (Amendment) Rules 2019

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has proposed changes to rules under the Copyright Act to make it easier for websites, portals and music streaming firms to buy contents and upload them. Copyright (Amendment) Rules 2019 Under the current Copyright Act only radio and TV broadcast firms are allowed to take ..

The newly-named Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade to work under Ministry of Commerce and Industry

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has been renamed as the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade with a mandate to deal with matters related to start-ups, facilitating ease of doing business among others. The move comes amidst demand by traders’ body CAIT (Confederation of All India Traders) for forming a ..

Ramesh Abhishek to head panel of secretaries to look into issues raised on some proposals of draft e-commerce policy

The Government of India (GoI) has set up a group of secretaries to look into the issues raised on some proposals of the draft e-commerce policy. The group will be chaired by Ramesh Abhishek, the secretary in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). The development comes at a time when the DIPP has ..