While the move will help catalyze the growth of start-ups in the blockchain segment, the proposal for a 30% tax on digital assets seems too high, say experts

e4m Desk Feb 2, 2022 8:59 AM


The Finance Minister’s announcement of RBI’s own digital currency using blockchain technology has energized the advertising and media sector

e4m Desk Feb 2, 2022 8:55 AM


The industry believes that factors like encouraging rural broadband connectivity, setting up an AVGC promotion task force and 5G roll-out augur well for boosting growth in digital media

e4m Desk Feb 2, 2022 8:54 AM


Experts say that there was no direct benefit for the broadcast, OOH & print industry but focus on infrastructure, digital ecosystem & AVGC Task Force is a positive sign

e4m Desk Feb 2, 2022 8:54 AM


Business leaders laud efforts in the direction of digitisation, logistics & diamond industry but miss important initiatives like tax cuts & GST relaxations

e4m Desk Feb 2, 2022 8:50 AM


Industry leaders say the digital push and marquee initiatives like 5G rollout support & task force for the AVGC industry will be beneficial to the sectors in the long run

e4m Desk Feb 2, 2022 8:44 AM


The Union Government has budgeted revenue of Rs 1,035 crore from the broadcasting sector in FY 2022-23

e4m Desk Feb 2, 2022 8:19 AM


The programme aims to impart supplementary teaching and to build a resilient mechanism for education delivery

e4m Desk Feb 1, 2022 1:59 PM


Experts say the rollout of 5G will bolster proliferation and penetration of broadband and telecom connectivity

e4m Desk Feb 1, 2022 1:50 PM


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said during her Union Budget speech that the AVCG sector offers immense potential to employ youth

e4m Desk Feb 1, 2022 1:17 PM


Print & OOH sectors expect tax reliefs, auto sector looks for a boost in the sale & GST relief, and A&M sector demands more power to digital & support for MSMEs from Budget

e4m Desk Feb 1, 2022 8:53 AM


The auto sector is pinning hopes on Nirmala Sitharaman to announce sops for boosting the sale of EVs, developing infra and bringing an overall growth in the economy

Kanchan Srivastava Jan 31, 2022 9:00 AM

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Crypto exchanges & investors are anxious over the fate of cryptocurrencies that hangs in balance as the Bill was not discussed during the Winter Session of the Parliament

Kanchan Srivastava Jan 31, 2022 8:48 AM

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Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, highlighted that on Budget Day, the channel will be live from 7 am with eminent voices from different sectors analyzing the impact in real time

Sonam Saini Jan 28, 2022 8:41 AM

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Promotion of DOOH and faster execution of revival measures also feature in the OOH wish list for this Union Budget

Sonam Saini Jan 28, 2022 8:24 AM


Reduction in tariff and separate allocation for startups are some of the other demands of the sector

Mansi Sharma Jan 27, 2022 8:47 AM

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The gaming industry is also hoping for a progressive policy structure from the government along with 'fair' treatment from the GST council

Shantanu David Jan 27, 2022 8:38 AM


The sector also looks forward to measures for business recovery and support for MSMEs & startups

Mansi Sharma Jan 24, 2022 8:55 AM

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The total cumulative advertising spends by these companies were down by 26.38% to Rs 3415 crore in FY21 from Rs 4639 crore in FY20

Javed Farooqui & Kanchan Srivastava Dec 24, 2021 8:52 AM


However, on an optimistic note, experts say that holistic economic development promised by the Union Budget may boost consumer sentiment and lead to better numbers for print

Tasmayee Laha Roy Feb 2, 2021 9:05 AM