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DIPP renamed 'Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade'

The move comes amidst a demand by traders' body CAIT for forming a separate ministry for internal trade

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The and Promotion (DIPP) has been renamed as the with a mandate to deal with matters related to start-ups, facilitating ease of doing business among others, an official order said.

The newly-named department under the will look into matters related to promotion of internal trade, including retail trade, welfare of traders and their employees, facilitating ease of doing business and start-ups, the order approved by said.

The matters related to internal were earlier under the domain of the

The gave his nod to bring internal matters under the

The move comes amidst a demand by traders' body CAIT for forming a separate ministry for internal trade.

"A National Trade Policy for be formulated and a separate ministry for internal trade should also be constituted," the Confederation of All Traders (CAIT) had asked in a recent letter to

First Published: Wed, January 30 2019. 13:20 IST
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