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

CIA concerned over ‘hire & fire’

While congratulating the Union government for passing the Bills on amendments in three codes on Labour Act, Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA) has said there is a feeling among workmen that as the limit of threshold eligibility is increased from 100 to 300, it will make those employed, mostly in, small scale enterprises – become victim of ‘Hire and Fire’. Continue Reading

Present form of ECLGS scheme needs modifications urgently: CIA

CIA – Consortium of Indian Associations , a forum for unified voice of the industry especially MSEs , across India , has been proposing to the government on various field level issues faced in availing benefits from schemes including ECLGS and also suggesting what is required at ground level to revive and survive. Continue Reading