Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Current Affairs, GK & News

Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021- Highlights

The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021 came into effect on September 21, 2021 by amending the Patents Rules 2003. Key Points By amending the rules, Union Government has reduced the patent filing and processing fees that are charged on educational institutions by 80%. This reduction in fees is at par with similar concession available to start-ups ..

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National Single Window System for Investors and Businesses Launched

Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs & Distribution, Piyush Goyal, launched the “National Single Window System” for Investors and Businesses on September 22, 2021. Highlights National Single Window System is a giant leap, towards making India Aatmanirbhar. This system will usher in independence from the legacy of running towards Government offices for ..

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Draft norms to regulate Direct Selling Companies

Government has notified a draft norm to regulate direct selling firms like Amway and Tupperware to protect the interest of consumers in India. Key Facts Under the norms, these direct selling firms will not be allowed to offer pyramid and money circulation scheme. Union consumer affairs ministry has framed Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021. ..

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