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General Budget 20018-19 : Rs 1 lakh cr to boost research, PM Fellowship for B.techs: Jaitley on education sector

General Budget 20018-19 : Rs 1 lakh cr to boost research, PM Fellowship for B.techs: Jaitley on education sector

🕔15:03, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  A “major” initiative to boost research with a budget of Rs 1 lakh crore in four years, Eklayva Model boarding schools in tribal majority areas, and Prime Minister Fellowship for B.Techs, were the highlights in the

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General Budget 20018-19 : Home Ministry gets Rs 93,450 cr, a 5.6% hike

General Budget 20018-19 : Home Ministry gets Rs 93,450 cr, a 5.6% hike

🕔15:01, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The Home Ministry has been allocated Rs 93,450 crore in the 2018-19 Union Budget, a hike of 5.6 per cent, with most funds earmarked for police, including the Central Armed Police Forces that are responsible for

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General Budget 20018-19 : Corporate tax cut to 25% for firms with upto Rs 250 cr turnover

General Budget 20018-19 : Corporate tax cut to 25% for firms with upto Rs 250 cr turnover

🕔14:39, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1 In line with its promise of cutting Indian corporate tax in a phased manner, the government on Thursday announced that it would be reduced to 25 per cent from the coming fiscal for companies which had a

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General Budget 20018-19 : RAILWAY‟S CAPEX FOR THE YEAR 2018-19 PEGGED AT Rs.1,48,528 CRORE

General Budget 20018-19 : RAILWAY‟S CAPEX FOR THE YEAR 2018-19 PEGGED AT Rs.1,48,528 CRORE

🕔14:26, 1.Feb 2018

By TN Ashok New Delhi, 1st February, 2018: Since the Modi government dovetailed the railway budget into the general budget last year in FY 2017-18 to save on expenses, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did double duty today as also the

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Budget Leaves Personal Rates of Income Tax unchanged / No change in corporate tax

Budget Leaves Personal Rates of Income Tax unchanged / No change in corporate tax

🕔14:10, 1.Feb 2018

By TN Ashok New Delhi, Feb 01 : Contrary to popular expectations in an election eve year budget, the government left personal rates of taxes unchanged and left millions disappointed who expected exemption limit to be raised to rs 3

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General Budget 20018-19 : Infra allocation hiked by over 20% to Rs 5.97 lakh cr in 2018-19

General Budget 20018-19 : Infra allocation hiked by over 20% to Rs 5.97 lakh cr in 2018-19

🕔14:08, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday proposed to hike the allocation made on infrastructure for 2018-19 by over 20 per cent to Rs 5.97 lakh crore. “In order to create employment and aid growth, government’s estimated

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Union Budget 2018-19 Highlights

Union Budget 2018-19 Highlights

🕔13:51, 1.Feb 2018

By T N Ashok New Delhi, Feb 1  Highlights of the Union Budget for 2018-19 presented in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitly on Thursday: * Education and health cess to be increased from 3 per cent to

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General Budget 20018-19 : Divestment target hiked by over 10% to Rs 80,000 cr in 2018-19

General Budget 20018-19 : Divestment target hiked by over 10% to Rs 80,000 cr in 2018-19

🕔13:50, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday proposed to hike the divestment target for 2018-19 by over 10 per cent to Rs 80,000 crore. “2017-18 Budget Estimates for disinvestment were pegged at the highest ever level of

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General Budget 20018-19 : Every business enterprise to be provided with unique ID

General Budget 20018-19 : Every business enterprise to be provided with unique ID

🕔13:48, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Every business enterprise, big or small, will be provided with a unique identity a la Aadhaar, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget speech on Thursday. “Aadhaar has provided an identity to every Indian.

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General Budget 20018-19 : Long-term capital gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh to be taxed at 10%

General Budget 20018-19 : Long-term capital gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh to be taxed at 10%

🕔13:46, 1.Feb 2018

Mumbai, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday proposed to tax long-term capital gains on equities exceeding Rs 1 lakh at 10 per cent. However, capital gains made on shares until January 31, 2018 will be “grandfathered”. According to

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Budget 2018-19 has for the health sector

Budget 2018-19 has for the health sector

🕔13:20, 1.Feb 2018

National health policy 2017 has envisioned ‘health and wellness centres’ as foundation of India’s health. The creation of 1.5 lakh centres will bring health care closer to the homes of the people. These will provide comprehensive health care including NCDs

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General Budget 20018-19 : Jaitley proposes Rs 1.48 lakh cr capital expenditure for railways

General Budget 20018-19 : Jaitley proposes Rs 1.48 lakh cr capital expenditure for railways

🕔13:00, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The government has proposed Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure for the Indian Railways in 2018-19 to enhance carrying capacity of the national transporter, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget speech on Thursday. “Railways

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General Budget 20018-19 : Industry friendly defence production policy to be brought

General Budget 20018-19 : Industry friendly defence production policy to be brought

🕔12:54, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The government will bring out an industry friendly defence production policy in 2018 to promote domestic production by public sector, private sector and MSMEs, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Union Budget. “When NDA (National

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General Budget 20018-19 : President, Vice President, Governors’ salaries hiked

General Budget 20018-19 : President, Vice President, Governors’ salaries hiked

🕔12:48, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The emoluments of the President, Vice President and state Governors will be enhanced to Rs 5 lakh, Rs 4 lakh and Rs 3.5 lakh respectively, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced in the Union Budget on Thursday.

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General Budget 20018-19 : Centre to contribute 12% of wages to new employees under EPF

General Budget 20018-19 : Centre to contribute 12% of wages to new employees under EPF

🕔12:47, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  In a measure of relief to the Indian salaried class, the government on Thursday announced that it would contribute 12 per cent of the wages to new employees under the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). The

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General Budget 20018-19 : Rs 10,000 cr to boost fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry

General Budget 20018-19 : Rs 10,000 cr to boost fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry

🕔12:23, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Extending the facility of Kisan Credit Card to farmers engaged in fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday allocated a dedicated fund of Rs 10,000 crore to develop the sector. The move

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General Budget 20018-19 : India to grow at 8% soon, focus on education, healthcare, agri

General Budget 20018-19 : India to grow at 8% soon, focus on education, healthcare, agri

🕔12:21, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  In his last full Budget speech Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said India is poised to become $5 trillion economy soon from $2.5 trillion now. His speech focused more on the education, healthcare and agriculture.

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General Budget 20018-19 : Increase in funds for Dalits, Tribals in Union Budget

General Budget 20018-19 : Increase in funds for Dalits, Tribals in Union Budget

🕔12:15, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The allocation of funds for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) has been increased to Rs 56,619 crore and Rs 39,135 crore respectively, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said during his Budget presentation on Thursday. “I

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General Budget 20018-19 : Rs 5 lakh healthcare cover for 10 crore poor families

General Budget 20018-19 : Rs 5 lakh healthcare cover for 10 crore poor families

🕔12:09, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a flagship National Health Protection Scheme under which Rs 5 lakh cover will be provided a year to 10 crore poor and vulnerable families in the country. “We are

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General Budget 20018-19 : Government outlays Rs 7,148 cr for textile sector

General Budget 20018-19 : Government outlays Rs 7,148 cr for textile sector

🕔12:07, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  In order to boost the apparel and made-ups sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the government has outlayed Rs 7,148 crore for the textile sector in 2018-19. “The government approved a comprehensive textile package

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