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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...

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....

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