80% SMBs insecure about future: CIA survey

Eighty per cent of Self-employed and Micro/ Small Businesses (SMBs) across India feel insecure about the future following Covid-1 and 2 lockdowns, states a survey by Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA). Continue Reading

Mixed reactions to RBI announcement

The Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA) has expressed disappointment over RBI’s Wednesday announcements. Continue Reading

CIA submits MSME revival guide to Finance Minister

The Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA) recently submitted a list of suggestions to revive the MSME sector, to the Finance Minister at the budget consultative meeting. Continue Reading

CIA appeals parties to work towards reviving MSMEs

The Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA), Tamilnadu, has appealed to all political parties to include certain MSME-oriented relief measures in their manifestoes. Continue Reading

7 steps to revive MSMEs, CIA submits guide to govt

To revive the MSME sector beyond Covid-19 times and help it work towards achieving the Prime Minister’s goal of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, the Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA), a group of over 30 trade bodies and regional small and medium scale industry associations, has submitted a list of seven suggestions to the government. Continue Reading

CIA welcomes Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcements with a few doubts

Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA) convenor K E Raghunathan has welcomed the announcements made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Continue Reading

Increase of GST collections can’t be taken as return of normalcy yet: CIA

While saying it is happy to note the increase in the October 2020 GST collections as compared to October 2019 to an extent of over 10 per cent, Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA) has however said it should have been much more if the economy and business sales had returned to normal. Continue Reading