Govt selects Zomato, Swiggy, Dunzo and 4 others to test drone-based deliveries

October 8, 2019

Offering a commercial delivery service through drone to the general public is still a new idea for businesses around the world. While the world might have its first public drone delivery four months ago, India is taking a baby step towards offering the same. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has selected seven firms, out of 34 applicants, which applied for long-range, or beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS)…

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Government launches Faceless e-assessment scheme for taxpayers

October 8, 2019

New Delhi: Dubbed as a major initiative in the direction of taxation reform, the income tax department on Monday launched a faceless e-assessment scheme to eliminate interface between an assessing officer and a taxpayer. To begin with, 58,322 income tax cases have been selected under the National e-Assessment Center (NeAC), officially launched by Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey here. The scheme was to be launched by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman,…

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