NITI Aayog collaborated with IDFC for Enterprise Survey of Manufacturing Firms

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Who: Enterprise Survey of Manufacturing Firms
Where: Across India
What: Will be conducted by NITI Aayog in collaboration with IDFC
When: Announced on 17 January 2016
Why: To assess business regulatory environment

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog on 17 January 2016 announced that it collaborated with the IDFC Bank Ltd to conduct an enterprise survey of manufacturing firms.

The primary objective of this Survey is to assess the business regulatory environment in each State and Union Territories (UTs) and identify policy and regulatory hurdles faced by businesses in the States/UTs.

Features of the survey

• It will include start-ups across all States and UTs.
• It will bring out a comprehensive analysis and report on State-level performance.
• It will complement the governments Make in India initiative by taking stock of issues faced and providing impetus for State-level reforms that will make it easier to do business in India.
• It will suggest measures needed to foster competitive and cooperative federalism.