Small business Current Affairs, GK & News

HDFC Bank, Mastercard, USAID commit $100-mn credit facility

HDFC Bank, Mastercard and USAID have committed $100-mn credit facility with the aim to expand lending to small businesses. Key Points New credit facility will help small businesses that require financing for maintaining and growing their operations. The credit facility will also enable recovery by means of digitisation. It emphasises on providing support to women-led ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Draft National Student and Faculty Start-up Policy

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has released the first draft of the ‘National Student and Faculty Start-up’ policy. Features of the Policy The policy aims to encourage entrepreneurship among students through facilities provided by higher education institutions in the country. The policy requires higher education institutions to set up provisions for fledgeling businesses ..

Topics: 

New Delhi to host first-ever International SME Convention-2018

The first-ever International SME Convention-2018 will be held in New Delhi from 22ndto 24th April. The Ministry of MSME has engaged with over 35 International Trade Development organisations to attract and invite able and willing entrepreneurs and encourage people to people contact with select Indian Entrepreneurs from key sectors of the International counterparts. The convention ..

Month: 

Topics: 

PM Modi dedicates iCREATE facility to nation

Prime Minister Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu have dedicated the iCREATE facility to the nation, located on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. iCreate is an independent Centre created with the objective of facilitating entrepreneurship through a blend of creativity, innovation, engineering, product design and leveraging emerging technologies to deal with major issues such as ..

Topics: 

Punjab government launches “Apni Gaddi Apna Rojgar” scheme for jobless youth

The Punjab government has recently launched its flagship ‘Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar’ scheme for jobless youth by flagging off over 100 uberMOTO bikes. Under the scheme, the state government will provide commercial two wheelers and four wheelers to unemployed youth at subsidised rates. The scheme will be a game-changer for the youth of Punjab and ..

Category: 

Topics: