SME News and Views

Power Ministry today proposed to carry out an independent audit of transmission grids

Sme News by Saleem S A on Aug 6 2012

Following the collapse of three grids — Northern, Eastern and North-Eastern — on July 31, the new Power Minister Veerappa Moily had called this meeting of sectoral experts and State Government officials.

Crude oil futures prices dip by 0.37 per cent to Rs 5,130 per barrel in India

Sme News by Prajisha Sivasankaran on Aug 6 2012

Crude oil futures prices dip by 0.37 per cent to Rs 5,130 per barrel owing to the weak trend in Asian trade on profit-booking

India’s wine exports to scale Rs 100 Crore by 2015

Sme News by Prajisha Sivasankaran on Jul 31 2012

India’s wine export is likely to reach Rs 100 crore by 2015 on the back increasing production, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said yesterday.

Enhancing Energy Efficiency Crucial for India’s MSME Sector: Experts

Sme News by KR Iyer on Jul 31 2012

The first-ever National Summit on Energy Efficiency in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)--organised by Sameeeksha, a joint forum comprising The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Embassy of Switzerland, India and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises-- commenced with fanfare here.

Universal Construction to set up new production facility with Tata Group

Sme News by Saleem S A on Jul 31 2012

A leading manufacturer of construction equipment based in Pune, “Universal Construction” in talks with Tata Group to set up a manufacturing facility in India. The firm already has a marketing tie-up with Telco Construction Equipment Company, which was set up in 1961 as a division of Tata Motors.

Gems and Jewellery surges 7.5 per cent to 4.2 billon dollar in June

Sme News by Prajisha Sivasankaran on Jul 27 2012

Gems and Jewellery industry with an upward journey has recorded a growth of 7.5 per cent in June year-on-year to 4.2 billion dollar owing to increasing demand from new markets.

Phillips Carbon aim to commission the proposed Chennai plant by fiscal 2014-15

Sme News by Saleem S A on Jul 27 2012

Chief Financial Officer of Phillips Carbon Black Ltd (PCBL), “Jatin Kapoor” said after the company’s 51st annual general meeting here on Friday in Kolkata.

LG to commence global 'world record campaign' in India from July 27, 2012

Sme News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 27 2012

World Record Campaign to establish LG’s image as a brand which is 'number one in Technology', besides driving USPs of their products: Stylish, Smart with Leading Technology.

Reliance Footprint to attain more 15 percent share in domestic footwear market

Sme News by Prajisha Sivasankaran on Jul 26 2012

Reliance Footprint, a footwear specialty store from Reliance Retail is contemplating to capture above 15 percent of India’s footwear market by increasing retail stores every year and adding more brands in its collection.

Micro Technologies introduce new security solution

Sme News by Saleem S A on Jul 26 2012

Micro Technologies have launched new security solutions in Mumbai, this new surveillance and detection device which aims to provide citizens a higher level of vigil and security.

Flipkart launches in-house brand Digiflip

Sme News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 26 2012

Flipkart offers more choice and value to shoppers of digital accessories.

Ma Foi acquires Axis V

Sme News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 26 2012

MaFoi now holds 51 percent of the shares in the Chennai-based e-learning company.

ARDF to organise a three day fair on Agriculture Machineries at Puttur on November 2, 2012

Sme News by Prajisha Sivasankaran on Jul 25 2012

The Arecanut Research and Development Foundation (ARDF) to conduct a three-day fair on Agriculture Machineries on November 2, 2012 at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district

Pidilite partners with Hybrid Coating for construction chemicals manufacture

Sme News by Prajisha Sivasankaran on Jul 25 2012

Pidilite Industries Ltd sings an agreement with partnership firm Hybrid Coatings for manufacture of construction chemicals.

Bajaj Electricals Limited introduces the new segment of LED products

Sme News by Saleem S A on Jul 25 2012

Bajaj Electricals Ltd has six business units including appliances, fans, lighting, luminaries and Morphy Richards. Now, it has introduces a premium segment of lighting range including LED range in South India beginning Hyderabad.