APEADA organizes buyer-seller meet in Agartala

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in cooperation with government of Tripura organised an International Conference-cum-Buyer Seller Meet recently in Agartala to showcase the export potential of agricultural products from North East Region (NER) and Tripura in particular. Twenty international buyers from 8 countries – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Greece participated in it.  More than 30 exporters and representatives of FPC/FPO from Tripura, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh also participated. APEDA has taken various…

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Manager accounts opening in Delhi/NCR

A leading logistics firm has an urgent requirement for Manager – Accounts and Finance. Job Location :- Jasola, Delhi. Exp :- 5 to 10 Years. CTC :- Upto 8 Lacs PA (depends on last CTC) Preference :- Logistic/Supply chain/Manufacturing.  Major Job Descriptions :- 1.) Good knowledge of Excel. 2.) Prepare MIS, on monthly, quarterly and annual closings, Finalisation 3.) Responsible for complete AR including revenue recognition /balance confirmation and account reconciliation and follow up on outstanding. 4.)Compute taxes and prepare tax returns/GST 5.) Audit financial transactions and documents If interested,…

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PMO to discuss draft National Logistics Policy this week

(Representative image used)   According to a recent report by a news agency, secretaries from various ministers have been called by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) for a meeting on October 3 to discuss the draft national logistics policy. The draft policy is in final stage and is awaiting clearance from the union cabinet now. “ Secretaries from about a dozen departments, including commerce, steel, revenue, shipping, food processing, agriculture, oil and gas, chemicals, corporate affairs and chairman Railway Board will attend the meeting,” the report by news agency PTI…

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UPS expands express services in India

UPS(NYSE:UPS) has added three new countries served by UPS Worldwide Express, and broadened its reach across 76 cities in the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East, and Africa (ISMEA). In India, the UPS Worldwide Express import service is expanding across seven cities including Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Pune, Manesar, Bangalore and Chennai. UPS customers in these cities can now receive packages earlier in the day, giving Indian businesses the opportunity to receive critical parts faster and ensuring their supply chains can operate more efficiently. The UPS Worldwide Express service offers guaranteed delivery on…

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Basmati Rice exports growth to moderate in FY20

Indian rice export prices slipped this week as demand from Africa remained sluggish. Prices of 5% broken parboiled variety in top exporter India were quoted at around $371-$375 per tonne this week, down from $373-$379 a week ago, Reuters reported. India’s rice exports plunged 26.5% in April-July from a year ago to 3.14 million tonnes, a government body said earlier this month. However, Indian basmati exports are facing headwinds in the current fiscal, after two years of strong growth, rating agency ICRA said in a research note. The ICRA note…

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CAIT says 7 cr members to give up single use plastic bags from 2nd October

In a communication sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT ) said 7 crore members of the confederation will not use single use plastic bags from 2nd October across country. The confederation has advised consumers to bring their own cloth or other bag for shopping from 2nd October. The traders body in its message has also suggested the prime minister to launch the campaign on 2nd October from any market of Delhi collecting single use plastic bags as donation and pledge not to…

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Snapdeal partners RuPay for festive discounts

Snapdeal has partnered NPCI’s RuPay to offer discounts to its debit and credit card users during the forthcoming festive season.This partnership offers RuPay’s nearly 600 million users an instant 20% discount when they use their debit or credit cards to buy on Snapdeal in the coming festive season. Upcoming metros as well as Tier II and Tier III cities are some of the biggest markets for Snapdeal. Given the annual festive season spike in online sales, Snapdeal is using its Diwali sales to take e-commerce deeper into these markets. “Snapdeal is…

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Gadkari to inaugurate Dasna-Hapur stretch of Delhi-Meerut Expressway

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the Delhi-Meerut Expressway package-3 on the 30th of September, 2019. The third package from Dasna in Ghaziabad to Hapur is over 22 kilometre long, with a civil cost of Rs 1989 crore. This 6-lane section has 2+2 lane service roads on either sides, and a 4.68-kilometre long 6-lane elevated corridor at Pilkhuwa. The project involves construction of a major bridge across Upper Ganga Canal, seven new minor bridges, a flyover at Hapur bypass, 11 vehicular underpasses, two pedestrian…

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