India Small Business News Round-up – 27/03/2008

Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from India:

  • Harassment of Kashmiri traders outside widely condemned: Srinagar, Mar 21: The recurring incidents of harassment of their counterparts in different Indian states have evoked strong reaction from the Valley business fraternity with top business chambers here demanding immediate halt to such actions. andnbsp; Both the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir (FCIK), the apex business and industrial chambers in the Valley, while condemning the recent harassment of Kashmiri traders in
  • SBI to increase business in Bengal: Gangtok, Mar 23: With the small and medium sector emerging as the strongest growth area, State Bank of India expects a 25 per cent surge in deposits and 16 per cent increase in advances in the Bengal circle this fiscal. andnbsp;“ The deposits will shoot up by Rs 7,500 crore at Rs 37,000 crore and advances will grow by Rs 4,000 crore at Rs 24,000 crore this year,” Chief General Manager Jayanta Kumar Sinha said.andnbsp;Talking to reporters, Mr Sinha said small and medium
  • India all set to change business landscape by 2018: India, along with emerging market peers China, Brazil and Russia, is expected to have a greater influence on the markets across the world by 2018, a study says.
  • DoT warns Blackberry service providers over security system: The government has asked telecom companies to make possible within 15 days, monitoring of content transmitted through Blackberry or stop the service.
  • India will be the second largest mobile phone market: TRAI: India is set to emerge as the second largest mobile phone market in the world after China in April with the subscriber base already crossing the 250-m
  • Don’t be afraid of difficulties: Starting with a single shop way back in 1940s they have grown into a matured enterprise that today eyes vast market for its products outside the state. After its diversification the firm has become one amongst the reputed electric companies in north India. Manufacturing nationally approved high capacity transformers, it last year bagged the KCCI award of excellence for its quality products. Giving employment to around 50 people, the company has ambitious

As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.

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