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India

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The world's largest democracy has a rich and diverse culture. Now, it is also achieving more rapid economic growth India's vast territory can be divided into three main regions ...

Digital India Initiative

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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Social sciences, Business and Management
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61 words

...Digital India Initiative A 2015 government initiative designed to improve the availability of public services by upgrading online infrastructure and internet connectivity. There is a particular focus on providing services to rural areas and on increasing digital literacy. The initiative enjoys the support of a number of leading companies including Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Facebook. http://www.digitalindia.gov.in/ The Digital India Initiative...

Reserve Bank of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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...Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) The central bank of India, established in 1935 , with responsibility for monetary policy, regulation of the banking sector, and the external sector of the economy. The RBI has six key functions: providing financial supervision of the banking and related financial sectors; implementing relevant parts of India’s legal framework, such as the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 ; issuing currency; managing India’s foreign exchange position; serving as a bankers’ bank, enabling the commercial banks to hold accounts and deposit...

Consolidated Fund of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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52 words

...Consolidated Fund of India All revenues received by the government and all loans raised or repaid constitute the Consolidated Fund. All government expenditures, barring exceptional items, are met from the Consolidated Fund. Parliamentary approval is required for any withdrawal from the Fund. India’s states also operate consolidated funds at the state...

Overseas Citizenship of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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...Overseas Citizenship of India ( OCI ) Although India does not allow its citizens to hold dual citizenship, it has recently granted the status of Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI). Persons of Indian Origin ( PIO ) who have emigrated to countries that allow dual citizenship (with the exception of Pakistan and Bangladesh) can apply for OCI recognition. OCI status provides easier visa conditions for entering India and exception from police registration. OCI is not dual citizenship, since OCI holders cannot vote or hold employment with the Indian...

Make in India Initiative

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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Social sciences, Business and Management
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110 words

...Make in India Initiative An initiative of the Indian government launched in 2014 to encourage manufacturing within India by both domestic and foreign firms. The emphasis is on skill development, innovation, and job creation within 25 manufacturing sectors. The initiative has been coupled with an updating of policies and processes to make doing business in India easier. A key initiative has been the relaxation of caps on foreign investment in a number of sectors including defence, medical devices, and railway infrastructure. A number of significant...

Planning Commission of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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Social sciences, Business and Management
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116 words

...Commission of India An arm of the central government of India set up in 1950 to help plan and direct the development of the newly independent Indian economy. It was responsible for a series of five-year plans which commenced in 1951 . The Commission was strongly dominated by economists. In 2014 the Planning Commission was dissolved as the Indian economy became increasingly market-driven and the Commission’s role shifted from directive to more indicative planning. It was replaced by the National Institution for Transforming India Aayog (NITI Aayog),...

administrative structure of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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...administrative structure of India The overall system of administrative governance in India. A multilayered system which at the apex has the central government, followed by state governments, districts (Zilla Parishad), sub-districts (tehsils) governed by Panchayat Samiti, and at the rural level blocks and, finally, villages (Gram Panchayats). Problems arise because different Indian states and territories frequently adopt local titles for the same level of administrative...

Competition Commission of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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Social sciences, Business and Management
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42 words

...Competition Commission of India ( CCI ) The Indian government organization responsible for enforcement of the Competition Act 2002 , sustaining effective competition across all sectors of Indian business. The CCI consists of six members appointed by the central government. http://www.cci.gov.in/ The CCI...

Securities and Exchange Board of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

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2017
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...Securities and Exchange Board of India ( SEBI ) Enacted in 1992 , SEBI is accountable for the regulation and development of the securities market in India. Managed by a nine-person board, SEBI has responsibility for securities issuers, investors, and market intermediaries. It has three key areas of responsibility: protective (dealing with misconduct such as price-rigging and insider trading); developmental (training, adoption of innovations such as electronic trading); and regulatory (the drafting and implementation of legislation)....

National Stock Exchange of India

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)

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...Stock Exchange of India ( NSE ) A stock exchange in Mumbai, established by a group of leading financial institutions in 1993 . It now trades in equities, debt, futures, and options. The main index is the S&P CNX...

National Stock Exchange of India

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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...Stock Exchange of India ( NSE ) A stock exchange in Mumbai, established by a group of leading financial institutions in 1993 . It now trades in equities, debt, and derivatives (including index futures ). The main index is the S&P CNX Nifty....

National Stock Exchange of India

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A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
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40 words

...Stock Exchange of India ( NSE ) A stock exchange in Mumbai, established by a group of leading financial institutions in 1993 . It now trades in equities, debt, futures, and options. The main index is the S&P CNX...

Securities and Exchange Board of India

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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2005

...and Exchange Board of India ( SEBI ) (India) . Regulatory body responsible for overseeing the trading of securities on Indian exchanges ( cf. Bombay Stock Exchange ). Its power and functions are modelled on the United States' Securities and Exchange Commission and the UK's Securities Investment Board...

NSE

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)

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2014

...Abbreviation for National Stock Exchange of India...

NSE

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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... Abbreviation for National Stock Exchange of India...

paisa

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)

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... ( plural paise ) A monetary unit of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, worth one hundredth of a rupee...

Bombay Stock Exchange

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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...Exchange ( BSE ) India’s leading stock exchange, listing over 5,000 companies. British influence brought share trading to India, where trading began in the 1830s on an informal basis in Mumbai, the commercial gateway from the West; exchanges now exist in many other cities. The Indian government has created a Securities and Exchange Board of India ( SEBI ) to regulate the market. The main index is the BSE Sensex of 30 representative stocks. Derivatives have been traded on the exchange since 2000 . The National Stock Exchange of India is also in Mumbai....

Bombay Stock Exchange

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)

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...Exchange ( BSE ) India's leading stock exchange, listing over 5,000 companies. British influence brought share trading to India, where trading began in the 1830s on an informal basis in Mumbai, the commercial gateway from the West; exchanges now exist in many other cities. The Indian government has created a Securities and Exchange Board of India ( SEBI ) to regulate the market. The main index is the BSE Sensex of 30 representative stocks. Derivatives have been traded on the exchange since 2000 . The National Stock Exchange of India is also in Mumbai....

rupee

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)

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...1. The standard monetary unit of India ( INR ), Pakistan ( PKR ), and Nepal ( NPR ), divided into 100 paisa. 2. The standard monetary unit of Sri Lanka ( LKR ), Mauritius ( MUR ), and the Seychelles ( SCR ), divided into 100...

rupee

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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2018

... 1. The standard monetary unit of India ( INR ), Pakistan ( PKR ), and Nepal ( NPR ), divided into 100 paisa. 2. The standard monetary unit of Sri Lanka ( LKR ), Mauritius ( MUR ), and the Seychelles ( SCR ), divided into 100 cents....

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