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21-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Nirmala Sitharaman assures industry of Government’s support

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, here today urged the industry to wait and watch for next few days to assess the situation amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The Finance Minister also assured the industry...

19-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Centre working with states to protect lives, livelihood: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the Centre is working together with states to protect lives and livelihoods. In a tweet, the Minister said that she has spoken to business leaders and took their view on industry-related matters. "Spoke...

17-Mar-2021 Mumbai

BMC chief honoured for Covid control in Mumbai

Mumbai' Municipal Commissioner I. S. Chahal was conferred the 'Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year 2021 Award' for his meritorious efforts to control the spread of the Covid-19 scourge in the city.Unon Finance Minister Nirmal Sitharaman presented the award to Chahal,...

01-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates the three-day Global Bio India 2021

The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan today inaugurated the second edition of Global Bio-India-2021 in New Delhi through virtual mode. The 3-day event  will  showcase the...

06-Feb-2021 Guwahati

Assam to hike wages of 7.46 lakh tea garden workers

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday announced that the state government would increase the minimum wages of tea garden workers in the state within 10 days.Addressing a function organised to distribute financial assistance of Rs 3,000 each...

01-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Thrifty Budget : Massive spending spree proposed to unleash growth

The Centre will go in for a massive spending spree on infrastructure creation, healthcare, education and demand generation to revive India's pandemic-battered economy.In her third budget presentation in the Parliament on Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala...

18-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Govt preparing a budget 'as never before': Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the government is seeking growth-inducing big ideas and inputs derived from introspection by industry, which would be used for creating a 'budget as never before'.Speaking at the CII Partnership Summit...

14-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Nirmala Sitharaman holds 1st pre-budget talks with top industrialists

With the union budget-making process getting underway,Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held her first pre-budget consultation with top industrialists on Monday.The meeting assumed importance as it would bring industry and government together to identify...

04-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates DRI’s 63rd Founding Day Celebrations

Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman here today observed the 63rd Founding Day of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), the apex anti-smuggling intelligence and investigation agency functioning under the aegis of the...

12-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Govt to allocate Rs 10,000 cr more for PM Garib Kalyan Rozgar Yojana

The Centre will allocate an additional amount of Rs 10,000 crore for the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Rozgar Yojana in a bid to boost rural employment amid the pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.The scheme, which includes various...

11-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Buzz around another stimulus package around Diwali

The government is reportedly planning another stimulus package for the economy which could be finalised as early as Thursday.There is talk of a $20 billion stimulus package in a series of packages that the government seems to be rolling out to boost the...

22-Oct-2020 Patna

BJP releases manifesto for Bihar polls, promises free Covid vaccine

With just six days left for polling for the first phase in the three-phase Bihar Assembly elections, the BJP on Thursday released its election manifesto or 'Sankalp Patra', making a slew of promises.Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released the manifesto...

12-Oct-2020 New Delhi

FM announces LTC Cash Voucher Scheme for govt, PSU employees

Coming up with the much anticipated demand boosting measures, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a ‘Cash Voucher Scheme for leave travel concession (LTC) for government employees and staff of state-run organisations.The scheme will generate...

07-Oct-2020 Amaravati

Nirmala Sitharaman stops by at paddy field near Vijayawada

Enroute to Vijayawada, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday made an impromptu visit to a paddy field in Jakkula Nekkalam village and interacted with a few farmers."The farmers welcomed the three farm bills passed by the Parliament and reckoned...

05-Oct-2020 New Delhi

GST Council to meet again on Oct 12 over compensation plan

The GST Council will meet again on October 12 to discuss and try to reach a consensus between state governments and the Centre on the borrowing options for GST compensation, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.The decision taken to meet again...

27-Aug-2020 Shimla

Industries Minister Bikram Singh participates in GST Council meeting

Industries Minister Bikram Singh participated in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting held in New Delhi today through video conferencing from Shimla. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over the meeting.Bikram Singh said that Covid-19...

25-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Need to move fast on disinvestment decisions : Nirmala Sitharaman

As the government's mega disinvestment plans have slowed down amid the pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that there is a need to move faster in regards to the disinvestment decisions approved by the Cabinet.The statement comes...

23-Jul-2020 New Delhi

Finance Minister holds 2nd review meeting on CAPEX of CPSEs

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman today held Video Conference with Secretaries of the Ministries of Civil Aviation, and Steel, and the  Chairman Railway Board (CRB), along with the CMDs of 7 Central Public Sector Enterprises...

12-Jun-2020 New Delhi

Recommendations of GST council related to Law & Procedure

The 40th GST Council met under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman through video conferencing here today . The meeting  was also attended by Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs...

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