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Global and Indian Perspective on Need for Consumer Protection – Role of Ombudsmen

September 23, 2011 354 Views 0 comment Print

The role of the Ombudsmen adjudicating financial consumer disputes is onerous and the recent upheavals in the market place have only heightened the consumers’ expectations. The existence of a legal framework is a must for consumer protection. The Ombudsmen, by definition, deal with individual grievances about which the common person is agitated. They cannot substitute effective legal and regulatory systems. Expecting them to bring about systemic improvements of a sustainable nature by resorting to class action may be to expect too much from the schemes. The Ombudsman Schemes achieve two important objectives viz., timely disposal of grievances and continuing the relationship between the financial service provider and the consumer. While the courts of law decide cases in finality, many a times bringing contractual relations to an end, the decisions or awards passed by Ombudsmen generally do not have such implications.

Serious Fraud Investigation Officers authorized for purposes of filing & conducting prosecution under Act

September 23, 2011 808 Views 0 comment Print

In pursuance of sub-section (1) of section 621 of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), the Central Government hereby authorise the following officers in the Serious Fraud Investigation Office, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, for the purposes of filing and conducting prosecution under the Companies Act, 1956, namely:- 1. Shri H.K. Pandey, Senior Assistant Director (Investigation) 2. Smt. Sunita Narula, Assistant Director (Investigation)

Anand Sharma Pushes for Making India HUB for Manufacturing Advanced Electronics Components

September 23, 2011 663 Views 0 comment Print

The Commerce, Industry and Textile Minister of India, Sri Anand Sharma interacted with CEOs of top business firms and heads of Universities in Dallas, Texas on 21st September 2011. The business roundtable, hosted by the CEO of Texas Instruments, Mr Rich Templeton, included CEOs of companies engaged in Banking, Automation and Information Technologies, Oil and Gas Industry,

FM’s Address 'India’s Continuing Growth Story' at the India Investment Forum

September 23, 2011 621 Views 0 comment Print

The Indian economy has traversed a long way during the course of which it has stepped up its growth trajectory over successive decades, especially since the 1980s. It grew at a rate of around 3.5 per cent between 1950 and 1980, about 5.5 in the 1980s, going up to over 6 per cent in the 1990s and in the early years of this century. Since about 2003-04 it has moved further to a higher trend growth path of 8.5 to 9 per cent per annum. Between 2005 and 2008, India’s GDP grew at around 9.5 per cent per year making it one of, the fastest growing democracies in the world.

FMs Speech at USIBC-FICCI Round Table Meeting in New York

September 23, 2011 621 Views 0 comment Print

There is a consensus among analysts that India has a remarkable stretch of growth over the next thirty years. Several reasons support growth to be sustained at a high rate of 8 to 9 per cent per annum. First, the savings and investment ratios have gone up in the last few years and are reminiscent of the high growth East Asian economies. Secondly, India’s working age population is young with over half the population is in the twenties

Corporate Affairs Minister Invites Suggestions for Effective and Beneficial Competion Policy

September 23, 2011 354 Views 0 comment Print

Union Corporate Affairs Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has asked the Corporate Sector in the country to send their relevant and issue specific suggestions during the current exercise of initiatives underway in drafting the new national competition policy. The Minister was chairing the second Consultative Meeting on draft National Competition Policy at FICCI Auditorium here in New Delhi Today.

All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback, 2011-12

September 22, 2011 5312 Views 0 comment Print

Circular No. – 42 / 2011-Cus – As in previous years, the drawback rates have been determined on the basis of certain broad parameters including, inter alia, the prevailing prices of inputs, Standard Input Output Norms (SION), share of imports in the total consumption of inputs, FOB value of export goods and the applied rates of duty. The incidence of duty on HSD/Furnace Oil has been factored in the drawback calculations. The incidence of service tax paid on taxable services which are used as input services in the manufacturing or processing of export goods has also been factored. The Commissioners may ensure that the exporters do not avail of the refund of this tax through any other mechanism while claiming the All Industry Rates of duty drawback.

Amends Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995

September 22, 2011 977 Views 0 comment Print

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 75 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) and section 93A read with section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995, namely:-

Determines the rates of drawback in supersession of the notification No. 84/2010-Customs (N.T.), dated the 17th September, 2010

September 22, 2011 1057 Views 0 comment Print

Notification No. 68 / 2011 – Customs (N.T.), (E). In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 75 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), sub-section (2) of section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), and section 93A and sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) read with rules 3 and 4 of the Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules) and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No.84/2010-Customs (N.T.), dated the 17th September, 2010 published vide number GSR 765(E), dated the 17th September, 2010 except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession,

Minimum Wages and Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 01.10.2011

September 22, 2011 20043 Views 0 comment Print

Download Full Notification Specifying Minimum Wages and Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 01.10.2011 for workers engaged in Construction Or Maintenance Of Roads Or Runways Or In Building Operations Including Laying Down Underground Electric, Wireless, Radio, Television, Telephone, Telegraph And Overseas Communication ‘Cables And Similar Other Underground Cabling Work, Electric Lines, Water Supply Lines , Sewerage Pipe Lines, Stone Mines for stone breaking, stone crushing and Agriculture

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