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Exhibitions most effective tool for SMEs: UBM India MD
SME Times News Bureau | 23 Jul, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Yogesh Mudras, MD of UBM India, the country’s leading exhibition organizer of B2B exhibitions, said exhibitions are the most effective tool for SMEs in the public and private sector
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India brimming with new startups, SMEs and MSMEs: RoomsXpert CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 11 Jul, 2019
India is currently brimming with new startups, SMEs and MSMEs every year and this offers a great opportunity to B2B travel aggregators for growth, said Rahul Chauhan, CEO and Founder, RoomsXpert.
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We help MSMEs, startups manufacture at low cost: ELCIA CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 08 Jul, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Rama N S, CEO, Electronic City Industries Association (ELCIA) said the organisation helps Indian micro, small and medium enterprises to design and develop innovative products and to increase business by augmenting manufacture at relatively small costs.
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POCSO Act on crime against children doesn't picture reality: Author Arita Sarkar
Vishnu Makhijani | 30 Jun, 2019
The number of cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act is on the rise but the data procured under it is not "an accurate picture of reality" while convictions under it are a mere 20 per cent. It is a relatively new law and is "still evolving", says author Arita Sarkar, whose book "Kidnapped" probes the gruesome abductions and killings of over 10 children in the recent past.
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Cost fears biggest obstacle to technology adoption by SMEs: DIGISOL founder
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, K.R. Naik, Founder & Chairman, DIGISOL Systems said that though the landscape of Indian SMEs has been changing rapidly in the past few years, there are many who aren’t convinced about the return on investment in technology and cost is the biggest obstacle.
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Amitav Ghosh's passion for climate change continues with 'Gun Island'
SME Times News Bureau | 24 Jun, 2019
Three years after making a forceful plea against the effects of environmental degradation, globally acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh returns to the subject by once again focusing on the Sundarbans, which he terms critical for the well being of West Bengal and neighbouring Bangladesh and lamenting that nations around the world are not responding adequately to the global scourge.
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Indian SMEs pay higher interest rate than global peers: Moneyloji CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Jun, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Binit Kumar, CEO, Moneyloji, a lending platform based on AI, said that Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are facing higher interest rates than their global peers mainly due to higher inflation rate and high growth rate of the Indian economy as compared to developed countries.
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Bold reform measures required for a higher growth trajectory: FICCI President
SME Times News Bureau | 13 Jun, 2019
The new government led by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi is aware of the challenges posed by the recent growth slowdown due to the global as well as domestic issues impacting the economy.
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Involve NBFCs, small finance banks in govt lending schemes: Unimoni CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 10 Jun, 2019
Rather than financing the small businesses through just PSU banking channels, government should include private players like NBFCs & Small Finance banks in the lending schemes in a larger way which would widen the access of credit for small businesses, said Amit Saxena, MD & CEO, Unimoni, in an exclusive interview with SME Times.
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India undergoing fintech revolution: Myloancare CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 04 Jun, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Gaurav Gupta, Co-Founder and CEO,, said that India is currently undergoing a major fintech revolution.
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