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Govt. takes a giant leap in midnight order, lets local shops open from today (Read Order Copy)

Govt. takes a giant leap in midnight order, lets local shops open from today (Read Order Copy)

Giving sought of relaxation to the public at large, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday night allowed opening of neighbourhood and stand alone shops, including those located in residential complexes within municipal areas, but at a 50% strength and after taking necessary precautions.     However, shops in market places, …

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BREAKING: MHA issues Order to States/UTs to allow Opening of Certain Categories of Shops, except those in Single and Multi-brand Malls

MHA issues Order to States/UTs to allow Opening of Certain Categories of Shops, except those in Single and Multi-brand Malls

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on 15.04.2020, had issued an order to exempt certain activities under the consolidated revised guidelines to fight COVID-19, in certain areas not included in hotspots/containment zones.  Giving relaxation in the category of Commercial and private establishments, MHA has issued an order to all States/UTs, to …

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Government Working on a Separate Scheme to Address Delayed Payments Issues of MSME’s – Nitin Gadkari

Government Working on a Separate Scheme to Address Delayed Payments Issues of MSME's - Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari today said that Government is working on a separate scheme to address delayed payments issues of MSMEs wherein a dedicated fund will be created for payments to MSMEs.  While commenting on delayed payments to MSMEs, Gadkari said that …

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PM to address the nation on 14th April 2020

PM to address the nation on 14th April 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the prevailing coronavirus situation in the country on Tuesday, April 14. The Prime Minister is likely to give a final word on the coronavirus lockdown which will enter its final day tomorrow. The Prime Minister announced the 21-day nationwide coronavirus lockdown on March …

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Department of Commerce has provided Relaxations / Extensions of various Compliance Deadlines etc. to address Corona Pandemic Related Hardships of Exporters

Department of Commerce provides Relaxations / Extensions of various Compliance Deadlines etc. to address Corona Pandemic Related Hardships of Exporters

In order to give relief to businesses and affected individuals amidst the stress caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry has introduced several relaxations and extensions in deadlines etc. with regard to compliances mandated under its schemes and activities. The key relaxations pertaining …

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Contribution made to “CM’s Relief Funds” or “State Relief Fund for COVID-19” shall not qualify as CSR expenditure- Clarifies MCA

Contribution made to ‘CM’s Relief Funds’ or ‘State Relief Fund for COVID-19’ shall not qualify as CSR expenditure- Clarifies MCA

After the Ministry of Corporate Affairs announced that donations made by the companies to the PM CARES Fund would be considered as expenditure on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), several companies came through with their donations. The Ministry has been receiving several references/representations from various stakeholders seeking clarifications on eligibility of …

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