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Last updated: 23 Feb, 2017  
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Demonitisation, GST positive for realty sector: Tulip Infratech
Rituparna Kakati | 16 Aug, 2017
While the initial impact was bit disruptive, demonetisation is proving to be beneficial for the real estate industry. Similarly, GST is having a positive effect on the industry, said Parveen Jain, CMD Tulip Infratech, in an exclusive interview with SME Times.
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Low price, easy process key advantages of Vamaship Logistics: Bhavik Chinai
Saurabh Gupta | 09 Aug, 2017
Here, at Vamaship, we helps in bringing the right price at a lower cost to the SMEs. And same time we try to simplify the entire process by bringing it down to just three click, making it as simple as booking a flight ticket. Thus, there are two huge advantages, one on the price and other on the process," Chinai told SME Times in an exclusive interview.
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'On-Demand Payment Platform allows SMEs to collect digital payments'
Saurabh Gupta | 03 Aug, 2017
With on-demand payments platform any one, small or big, can collect payments online from any where, said Sampad Swain, Co-Founder and CEO, Instamojo.
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SME sector's credit needs well-served by new age lenders: Rubique CEO
Rituparna Kakati | 27 Jul, 2017
While Indian small and medium enterprise (SME) sector is struggling to get loan from traditional lenders including banks, the new age lenders like fintech firm and Non Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) are doing a great job in serving the sector in this regard, said Manav Jeet, MD & CEO, Rubique, in an exclusive interview with SME Times.
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SMEs should adopt GST with certain precautions: Kapil Nayyar
Rituparna Kakati | 22 Jul, 2017
The Good and Services Tax (GST) regime will prove beneficial to the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector in a number of ways, but there are certain precautions they should take to avoid troubles, said Kapil Nayyar, Managing Partner – International Business Advisors, a Financial and legal advisory firm with specialization in Assurance, Risk Consulting, Legal, Direct Tax, Indirect Tax(GST) and Corporate Advisory for midsize, SMEs and startup firms.
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PSU banks interested in lending to SMEs: CoinTribe
Rituparna Kakati | 11 Jul, 2017
Public sector banks have been providing secured business loans at very low rates and it is grossly wrong to say that they are not interested in lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), but the fact remains that these banks are not geared to address this segment profitably, said Rohit Lohia, Co-founder and COO, CoinTribe, a credit focused online lending marketplace.
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Need for regular survey on informal sector output: T.C.A. Anant
Meghna Mittal | 28 Jun, 2017
In the wake of criticism that GDP calculations failed to measure the impact of demonetisation on the unorganised sector, the government's Chief Statistician prefers a regular and timely sample survey over which discussions are already on with technical experts.
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'Close contact with customers key to good customer services'
Saurabh Gupta | 27 Jun, 2017
The Director of Lasons India Pvt Ltd., Gaurav Aggarwal has said that there is no substitute to personal relations with clients. A 30 minutes one-on-one meeting can never be substituted by hours of video or phone conference calls. "When you sit and talk, you make good conversation. We maintain very close contact with our customers, which is key in our effort to provide good customer service," Gaurav Aggarwal told SME Times in an interview.
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SMEs, start-ups to benefit from GST: Vastada Consulting
Rituparna Kakati | 23 Jun, 2017
While the Goods & Services Tax is to be launched on the night of June 30, 2017, and different sectors of the Indian industry are concerned about how their business would be impacted, Neha Singh Yaduvanshi, Founder, Vastada Consulting, shared her insights on different aspects of the new tax regime.
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Demonetisation picture to be clearer towards 2017-18 end: Chief Statistician
Meghna Mittal | 14 Jun, 2017
While the jury is still out on whether last year's demonetisation has harmed the Indian economy, the government's Chief Statistician maintains that the picture will become clear in the current fiscal only after data from the government and company accounts come in.
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