Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) Current Affairs - 2020

Google India launches Make Small Strong campaign

Google India on September 30, 2020 announced the launch of its nationwide campaign “Make Small Strong” in order to help support small businesses and drive demand through customer support. Key facts  ‘‘Make Small Strong’ campaign is meant to “rally support from the citizens for small businesses. The citizens can help small businesses by buying locally, Read More…

National Green Tribunal brings in stricter rules for commercial use of ground water

The National Green Tribunal has made the guidelines for the commercial use of ground water more stringent in the country. Highlights The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned general permission to withdraw ground water for commercial purposes without an EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment). The permit given should be for a specified quantity of water. The Read More…

Indian Accounting Standards amended

On July 26, 2020, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India amended the Indian Accounting Standards related to leasing. The Ind-AS 103, 116 and other standards have been amended. Highlights The Ind-AS 103 is related to business combinations. On the other hand, Ind-AS 116 standard is related to principles for presentation, recognition and disclosure of Read More…

India-Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization Programme

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) recently launched India-Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization programme. The programme was launched in partnership with FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and FASIE (Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises) of Russia Highlights The main objective of the programme is to connect startups Read More…

Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020- India’s first-ever Largest Virtual Exhibition

Organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the five-day Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene Expo was e-inaugurated on 22nd June 2020 by Mansukh Mandaviya (Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers). As Digital India is making a way forward, the exhibition is the first-ever virtual exhibition in India. The virtual Read More…