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Waste recycling entrepreneurship development programme

Centre for Incubation and Business Acceleration (CIBA) has announced a technology-based EDP in waste recycling that will help to explore business opportunities in the field of waste recycling and will benefit those who intend to set up their own enterprise in Waste Recycling. The programme will be conducted over six weeks from April 13. The beneficiaries will also benefit with …

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Blooming nurseries

Eighteen years ago, an entrepreneur from Mangalore saw the potential in Goa for selling flowers and potted plants, and East West Nursery was launched off the highway in Verna. Since then it has grown in leaps and bounds By Michael Fisher | B&C Flower trade as a business has today become a multi-crore economic driver for the local economy. Unlike …

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‘Satisfying customers is important in the hospitality industry’

A partner in the family business, Salil Shirodkar is an enthusiastic participant in Goa’s tourism industry   How did you get into business? Ours is an ancestral business. My grandfather and his brothers started the hotel and it was continued by my father and uncles. I came into the business with my brothers. Soon after college in 1995, I had …

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Filling a vacuum

Loutolim-based vacuum cleaner company Rodak is perhaps the only Goa-based unit in the consumer durables market and is the leader in the industrial segment, writes SHOMA PATNAIK

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GST has a bright side

In the recent Budget, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced that the Centre intends to introduce the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 1 next year. GST will replace all indirect taxes levied on goods and services by the central and state governments and is aimed at being comprehensive. BINAYAK DATTA explains how it will benefit manufacturers, …

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A ‘piped’ dream

Belgium-based Aliaxis Utilities and Industry entered India looking to tap the piped gas market. However, with the government delaying its ambitious project to have piped gas in every home, the company used its manufacturing unit at Verna to churn out products for the export market

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Q: What are the incentives given by the Goa government under the Industrial Policy in terms of employment subsidy?

As per the Industrial Policy 2003 of Goa government, these schemes are valid up to 2014 and are expected to be extended. This subsidy is an innovative concept of supporting sustainable employment of local youth that lays stress on generation of employment and not on capital deployed.

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INVESTOR’S   GUIDE

Expect volatile share prices Equity markets went through extreme volatility in the previous week with the benchmark indices slipping below their crucial support levels. Apart from the global factors, domestic developments too kept the market mood cautious during the week.

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