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16-May-2020 New Delhi

Finance Minister announces new horizons of growth

KEY HIGHLIGHTSü Commercial Mining introduced in Coal Sectorü Diversified Opportunities in Coal Sectorü Liberalised Regime in Coal Sectorü Enhancing Private Investments and Policy Reforms in  Mineral Sectorü Enhancing Self Reliance in Defence Productionü...

14-May-2020 New Delhi

Free food grains supply to Migrants for 2 months : Nirmala Sitharaman

• Technology system to be used enabling Migrants to access PDS(Ration) from any Fair Price Shops in India by March,2021-One Nation one Ration Card• Scheme for Affordable Rental Housing Complexes for Migrant Workers and Urban Poor to be launched• 2% Interest...

20-Dec-2019 New Delhi

FM holds Pre-Budget Consultation with Prominent Economists

Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. NirmalaSitharaman held her 8th Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting with the leading Economists here today in connection with the forthcoming General Budget 2020-21.The main focus areas of the discussions included...

19-Dec-2019 New Delhi

FM holds 6th Pre-Budget Consultation with prominent Industrialists

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman held her 6th Pre-Budget Consultation with leading Industrialists here today in connection with the forthcoming General Budget 2020-21.Along with the Union Finance Minister, the meeting...

18-Oct-2019 Washington

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian delegation at G20

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs , Nirmala Sitharaman, led the Indian delegation at G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors as well as the BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meetings held in Washington D.C yesterday....

31-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Super-rich surcharge to stay, FPIs advised to register as companies

The central government seems to be adamant on implementing the latest taxation surcharge on the super-rich category which has driven-out foreign fund worth over Rs 15,000 crore in the last one month.Proposed in the Union Budget on July 5, the higher tax...

28-Jul-2019 Mussoorie

Nirmala Sitharaman assures all support for Himalayan states

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday assured all support for the overall development of the Himalayan states and consider all their vital issues.Addressing a Himalayan conclave of the 10 Himalayan states at the hill resort of Mussoorie, Sitharaman...

20-Jul-2019 Chennai

Nirmala Sitharaman on why she taxed super rich more

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the tax on the super rich is a small expectation from them to contribute a little more for the poor.She was here to inaugurate the International Business Conference of Nagarathars organised by the Nagarathar...

06-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Budget lays down roadmap to implement New Education Policy

The Union Budget, presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday, has laid down a roadmap for the National Education Policy (NEP), which is currently in its draft form. Prepared by a panel headed by eminent space scientist K Kasturirangan, the...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

India on track to become $5 trillion economy

Post a thumping victory in the general elections, the government has laid out a clear road map to make India a $5 trillion economy in the next few years. Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman in her maiden Budget address has identified five key areas that...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Budget 2019: India takes big step to boost digital payments

Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year from a bank account, while small businesses warned it would have an adverse impact on the economy.Delivering her maiden...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Publishers, book lovers unhappy with tax on imported titles

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's proposal to slap a 5 per cent customs duty on imported books in order to encourage the domestic publishing industry has not gone down well with book lovers, while publishers feel the government could help the publishing...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Stand-Up India scheme extended till 2025 : Nirmala Sitharaman

Saying that the Stand-Up India scheme has delivered enormous benefits since its launch in 2016, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the scheme would be continued for the entire period coinciding with the 15th Finance Commission period of...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme for pre-GST conflicts

Coming to the rescue of businesses struggling due to unresolved issues pertaining to pre-Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime and the delay in payments of Medium and Small Enterprises (MSMEs), the Buget on Friday announced a Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

PSU banks allocated Rs 70,000 crore recapitalisation in Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that public sector banks will be provided with a recapitalisation of Rs 70,000 crore to support lendings."PSU bank recapitalisation should make bank lending easy. Rs 70,000 crore PSU bank recap addresses...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Fiscal deficit cut to 3.3% of GDP in Budget

The government on Friday lowered the fiscal deficit target for 2019-20 to 3.3 per cent of the gross domestic product in the Union Budget.The government has also laid out an aggressive disinvestment programme to augment non-tax revenue collections. The net...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Experts hail 'Study in India', new education policy in Budget

Experts in the education sector have hailed the announcement of "Study in India" programme by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to attract foreign students in the country. They also believe that the country has potential to become an education hub."We are...

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