Budget talk at GCCI on Feb 2
PANAJI: The Union Budget for 2018-19 will be presented on February 1. Every year, soon after the presentation of the Union Budget, the GCCI in association with the Goa branch of Western India Regional Council of ICAI, arranges eminent resource persons to speak about the budget proposals and to give the Goan public a expert critique of the government’s policy initiatives. This year the Budget talk will be held on February 2, at 5 pm at the Surendrababu Timblo Hall, Narayan Rajaram Bandekar Bhavan, Panaji. NT
NeoGrowth Credit raises Rs 300 cr in a round led by Leapfrog Investments
MUMBAI: NeoGrowth Credit Pvt Ltd, one of the pioneering digital financial lender to small and medium businesses founded by Dhruv and Piyush Khaitan in 2012, has raised Rs 300 crore of equity capital. LeapFrog Investments, the largest dedicated equity investor in financial services and healthcare for emerging consumers, led the round, with existing investors Aspada Investment Company and Quona Capital, through Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund also participating. NeoGrowth has pioneered a new category of lending for small and medium business owners based on analysing and underwriting digital payments data generated from daily sales. This approach revolutionises small business lending, making it possible for merchants who are unable to secure loans from traditional banks, to access a NeoGrowth loan. Flexible, small, daily automated repayments are also one of the hallmarks of the business.
PMI’s latest salary survey reveals PMP in India earn 36% more
MUMBAI: Project Management Institute’s (PMI), earning power report reveals a significant advantage in earning potential for PMP certified practitioners. Survey respondents holding the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification report higher median salaries than those without a PMP certification―36% higher on average in India and 23% globally across the 37 countries surveyed. The Earning Power: project management salary survey is a comprehensive biennial salary survey that offers insight into the value of project management skills, experience and certifications. It is an industry-leading source of data, giving project management practitioners a greater awareness of their earning potential and helping employers, compensation committees, human resource departments and executive recruiters to better determine salary ranges. The 10th edition of the survey incorporates information from more than 33,000 project management practitioners in 37 countries across the globe.