Warehouse available for rent near Agra 

Located at NH 2 Agra, Near Agra , Uttar Pradesh. Property Specifications: Flooring of the facility is of cemented sturdy flooring for heavy load capacity. The building is fully secured by 12’ft high boundary wall all around. There is also an office area and a washroom. Fabrication of PEB Warehouse Gutter with purlin has been done. The Roof & wall cladding is made by Tata’s latest rust proof galvulume sheets. The facility has 12000 sq.ft (approx) open cemented flooring land surrounded by 15 fts height boundary. Facilities The warehouse is provided with…

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National Strategy for Standardization

India’s quest for providing best quality begins with identifying standards, stated Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry. He was speaking at the 5th National Standards Conclave – Implementing the Indian National Strategy for Standardization, being held in New Delhi on 19-20 June 2018, organized by Department of Commerce and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Speaking at the event, the Minister said that unless products are standardised it becomes difficult to market them. Standardisation boosts both exports as well as domestic economic growth by enabling realisation of value of product and…

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Google to invest in JD.com

Global internet giant Google has announced making a modest investment in China’s second largest e-commerce platform – JD.com. The company would be investing $550 million in the Chinese firm and clearly signals Google’s growing ambition in the online commerce space. This is the second major deal for Google in the last ten days in the direction of expanding its online presence. Recently, the company had announced forging a partnership with retail major Carrefour which would facilitate the latter to sell groceries online in France. The deal with JD.com is meant…

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Blue Dart opens aviation hub in Chennai

Domestic express major Blue Dart, part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has taken another crucial step to consolidate its position – it has opened an aviation hub in Chennai. The nearly 5000 square meter facility would also act as the headquarters of Blue Dart Aviation, India’s only commercial cargo airline which has a dedicated fleet of six B757-200 freighters. The hub is believed to be particularly aligned with the company’s growing interest in the e-commerce delivery business. Charles Brewer, CEO, DHL eCommerce said, “We see immense potential in India across many…

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300 national highways projects to get ready by March 2019

With next general elections expected in early 2019, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is now pushing hard to complete as many projects as possible to improve its report card. After two days review meeting of around 700 ongoing projects in the country held recently, the ministry has identified about 300 projects for completion by March 2019. Of these, about 100 projects are likely to be completed by December 2018. Speaking to the media after the meeting, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development…

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Govt.keen to give a push to pharma exports to China

For India to make a strong pitch for pharma exports to China, the Department of Commerce in coordination with Embassy of India at Beijing commissioned a study on “Enhancing Indian Exports of Pharmaceutical products to China” under the Market Access Initiative Scheme (MAI) to have a proper understanding of Chinese market and to help the Indian pharma industry to evolve appropriate and focused strategy for entry of the Indian generic drugs. The study examines the health care market, pharmaceutical market the distribution system, procurement and bidding process and the regulatory…

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Over half a million traders outside tax net register with GST

If implementation of GST also had the prime objective of bringing in the traders from unorganized sphere in the tax net,  then the evolving scene has encouraging signs as India’s biggest indirect tax reforms inch close to its first anniversary on July 1st. A finance ministry release says that over half a million traders who were outside of any tax net are now part of GST. “There are early signs of tax base expansion.  Between June and July 2017, 6.6 lakh new agents, previously outside the tax net, sought GST registration.…

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Khadi commission to supply amenity kits to Air India

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), for the third successive time, received an order from Air India for the supply of amenity kits consisting of Khadi herbal beauty care products for its international passengers. The amenity kits include Khadi hand sanitizer, moisturizer lotion, handmade soap, lip balm, Khadi rose face wash and essential oils. Giving this information, the KVIC Chairman,Vinai Kumar Saxena, said that to promote the use of indigenous fabric and to increase its sourcing from KVIC, national carrier Air India decided to repeat its order for the…

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