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Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) News
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)
Govt christens DIPP as Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
The newly-named department under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry will look into matters related to promotion of internal trade, including retail trade, the welfare of traders and their employees, facilitating ease of doing business and start-ups, the order approved by President Ram Nath Kovind said.
E-commerce rules don't allow FDI in multi-brand retail, says DIPP
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
The DIPP also said that the government continued to receive complaints that certain marketplace platforms were violating the policy by influencing the price of products and indirectly engaging in the inventory-based model.
DIPP proposes inclusion of GST reimbursement in scheme for J&K
Sat, Dec 08, 2018
Extension of the scheme beyond March 31, 2020 will be considered after its evaluation.
Commerce minister kicks off consultations on new industrial policy
Mon, Feb 05, 2018
The prior attempts in 1956 and 1991 were formulated at a time of financial crisis.
New industrial policy in few months: Prabhu
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
The new industrial policy which seeks to promote emerging sectors will be released within a few months, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. "The new industrial policy should be releasing in next few months," he told reporters here.
Startups seek Angel tax relief to revive growth
Wed, Dec 27, 2017
According to industry estimate, Angel tax is one of the reasons behind the decline of the growth in early stage funding in the country, falling every quarter this year.
Inter-ministerial group to discuss Apple's demand next month
Thu, Dec 29, 2016
Currently, Apple's products are manufactured in six countries, including Korea, Japan and the US.
Andhra Pradesh, Telangan top state wise 'Ease of Doing Business' charts
Mon, Oct 31, 2016
Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday released a report of the assessments conducted by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and World Bank on the state wise Ease of Doing Business Ranking 2015-16.
DEA raises questions over e-commerce guidelines
Tue, Sep 13, 2016
The Department of Economic Affairs has raised questions over implementation of e-commerce guidelines, arguing that it may not be possible to stop online firms from influencing product prices.
Vibrant Gujarat? Investment intention halves in Jan-Jun 2016
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
A year later, it seems that this vibrancy in terms of investment intentions has quickly faded away.
Start-ups will now need only DIPP certificate for IPR benefits: Nirmala Sitharaman
Sat, Jul 23, 2016
To improve ease of doing business, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said a start-up would now need only a certificate of recognition from the government to avail IPR-related benefits.
DIPP gives recognition to 180 startup applicants; only 16 get tax benefits
Wed, Jul 20, 2016
Only 16 applicants are incorporated after April 1, 2016 and are eligible for consideration for tax benefits, as per the Finance Act 2016.
571 aspiring startups file applications with DIPP for tax benefits
Sun, Jul 03, 2016
Seven have submitted all documents and are eligible for Startup India benefits and tax exemption and 106 have submitted all documents but are not eligible for tax exemptions, Startup India said in its tweet.
FDI rules relaxed: Govt gives Apple the go-ahead for India entry
Mon, Jun 20, 2016
Apple may have to apply fresh after the local sourcing policy change.
Startup: Over 400 entrepreneurs queue up for tax benefits
Thu, Jun 16, 2016
Over 400 budding entrepreneurs have filed applications with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) for recognition as innovative startups to avail tax breaks and other benefits.
Nirmala Sitharam to discuss Apple retail store matter with Finance Ministry
Tue, Jun 07, 2016
DIPP secretary headed panel had favoured waiving the mandatory local sourcing requirement for the US-based firm.
Has Flipkart violated FDI norms with LeEco sale?
Wed, May 04, 2016
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has complained to the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) for alleged violation of FDI guidelines in e-commerce by Flipkart.
FDI during April-February increased to nearly Rs 2.50 lakh crore: Nirmala Sitharaman
Mon, May 02, 2016
Services attracted the most during the first eleven months period of 2015-16
Single-brand Retail: DIPP seeks more information from China's Xiaomi
Fri, Apr 29, 2016
The information is important as Xiaomi has sought complete exemption from the mandatory 30% local sourcing norms.
Apple stores may open soon in India; Govt could waive sourcing norms
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Apple had given a detailed presentation to the committee headed by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek on April 19