Sorry Mr Jaitley, Your Budget 2015 Has Left The IT Sector In The Lurch

Amid high expectations from the IT industry, Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented his first full-year Union Budget 2015 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday. This time the expectations were much higher, given the fact that technology was a focus area…

Budget 2015: Rs 1,000 Cr Fund Is A Confidence Booster But Start-Ups Fear Red Tapism

The Rs 1000 crore fund set aside for IT start-ups in the Budget 2015 would pave way for entrepreneurs to explore opportunities in newer sectors, provided the proposed techno-financial, incubation and facilitation programme, or Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) does…

What Happened To Your Rs 10,000 Cr Startup Fund, Mr Jaitley?

Even as the NDA-government is upbeat on the promotion of local start-up firms to prop up the manufacturing segment in the country under the much-hyped Make in India initiative, the fate of similar initiatives announced in the past have remained…