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Sitharaman to reply on discussion on J&K budget in RS today

Sitharaman to reply on discussion on J&K budget in RS today

🕔11:33, 23.Mar 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to reply to the discussion on the budget of ‘Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir for 2022-23’ in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely

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Second part of the Budget session 2022 resumes on Monday

Second part of the Budget session 2022 resumes on Monday

🕔07:10, 14.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The second part of the Budget session will resume on Monday and will last until April 8, 2022. The House will sit from 11 a.m. till 6 p.m. during the scheduled 19 sittings whereas it sat

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Budget can be effective means to bring change in agriculture: PM

Budget can be effective means to bring change in agriculture: PM

🕔14:19, 24.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Emphasising that the agriculture budget allocation this year is much more than previous years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it is aimed at the complete modernisation of the sector and suggested seven pointers from

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Budget focused on growth revival: Sitharaman to industry

Budget focused on growth revival: Sitharaman to industry

🕔16:41, 21.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The revival of economic growth was the foremost priority of the Union Budget FY23, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday. Speaking to various industry stakeholders as part of the post-Budget interaction in Mumbai, Sitharaman said:

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Logistics SAS companies welcome PM Gati Shakti Plan announced in Budget

Logistics SAS companies welcome PM Gati Shakti Plan announced in Budget

🕔16:57, 3.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The government’s drive to boost efficiency in the logistics sector, which is critically linked to the growth of trade and economic activities, is undoubtedly a positive move that will eventually strengthen the sector, as highlighted by

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Budget allocation for CAPFs & CPOs up by 12.98%

Budget allocation for CAPFs & CPOs up by 12.98%

🕔07:18, 2.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With an increase of 12.98 per cent, the Central Armed Police Forces(CAPFs) and Central Police Organisations (CPOs) were allocated Rs 1,02,668 crore in the Union Budget 2022-23. The total allocation for CAPFs and CPOs, that comes

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Budget gives renewed thrust to new-age businesses for $5 trillion economy

Budget gives renewed thrust to new-age businesses for $5 trillion economy

🕔15:44, 1.Feb 2022

Sensing immense opportunities in new-age businesses, startups and local manufacturing amid the pandemic-induced digital transformation, the government on Tuesday outlined a tech-driven Union Budget to fast-track the goal of achieving a $5 trillion economy by 2025. New Delhi, Feb 1

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Over 2 cr houses sanctioned, 1.69 cr completed under PMAY-G till Jan

Over 2 cr houses sanctioned, 1.69 cr completed under PMAY-G till Jan

🕔11:34, 1.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) As on January 18, 2022, 2.17 crore houses have been sanctioned while 1.69 crore houses have been completed against a target of 2.63 crore houses till 2021-22 under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G), showed the

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Sex ratio improved to 1,020 females per 1,000 males: Eco Survey

Sex ratio improved to 1,020 females per 1,000 males: Eco Survey

🕔11:32, 1.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The number of females per 1,000 males in the country has risen from 991 in 2015-16 to 1,020 in 2019-21, as per the Economic Survey tabled in the Parliament on Monday. The sex ratio at birth,

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India 10th largest country by forest area: Economic Survey

India 10th largest country by forest area: Economic Survey

🕔09:51, 1.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India’s total forest cover was 7,13,789 sq km in 2021, reflecting an increase of 3.14 per cent over 2011 even as it remained as the tenth largest country by forest area in the world, the Economic

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India’s green energy capacity growing fastest among large economies: EcoSurvey

India’s green energy capacity growing fastest among large economies: EcoSurvey

🕔09:48, 1.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 01 (IANS) India has witnessed the fastest rate of growth in renewable energy capacity among all large economies, the Economic Survey, tabled in the Parliament on Monday, said. During the last seven and a half years, the country’s

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Road network increased substantially in current FY: Economic Survey

Road network increased substantially in current FY: Economic Survey

🕔09:47, 1.Feb 2022

New Delhi, FEB 01 (IANS) The road network in the country has increased substantially in the current fiscal compared to previous years, the Economic Survey 2021-22 said. It said that there has been a consistent increase in the construction of National

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Excise duty cut on petrol, diesel provided relief to consumers: EcoSurvey

Excise duty cut on petrol, diesel provided relief to consumers: EcoSurvey

🕔17:25, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The reduction in excise duty on petrol and diesel provided relief to the consumers, the Economic Survey 2021-22 said. The Centre in early November slashed excise duties on petrol and diesel by Rs 5 and Rs

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India on track to meet FY22 fiscal deficit target, says Eco Survey

India on track to meet FY22 fiscal deficit target, says Eco Survey

🕔17:23, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India will comfortably meet its fiscal deficit FY22 target on the back of a strong rebound in revenues, said the Economic Survey 2021-22. “The fiscal support given to the economy as well as to the health

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Railways target 100% electrification by Dec 2023: Economic Survey

Railways target 100% electrification by Dec 2023: Economic Survey

🕔17:22, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian Railways (IR) has set a target of 100 per cent electrification of its network by December 2023, said economic survey 2021-22. To achieve this target with creation of other infrastructure in the sector, the

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Impact of second Covid wave on GST collection much more muted than first wave

Impact of second Covid wave on GST collection much more muted than first wave

🕔17:21, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The impact of the second wave of Covid-19 on GST collection was much more muted than the impact of the nationwide lockdown during the first wave, The Economic Survey for 2021-22 noted. After falling during the

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Resilient agriculture sector growth at 3.9% pushes economy in 2021-22: Eco Survey

Resilient agriculture sector growth at 3.9% pushes economy in 2021-22: Eco Survey

🕔17:19, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Agriculture and the allied sector proved to be the most resilient to the Covid-19 shock as it registered a growth of 3.6 per cent in 2020-21 and improved to 3.9 per cent in 2021-22, driving the

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Increasing number of Indians are filing for patents

Increasing number of Indians are filing for patents

🕔17:19, 31.Jan 2022

Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Increasing number of Indian residents are now applying for patents as against the multi-national companies (MNC) despite the odds like low expenditure on research and development (R&D), procedural delays and complexities, inadequate patent examiners and the absence

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India’s total exports likely to surpass pre-Covid levels in FY22

India’s total exports likely to surpass pre-Covid levels in FY22

🕔17:17, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India’s total exports during FY22 are expected to grow by 16.5 per cent, thereby surpassing the pre-pandemic levels, the Economic Survey tabled in the Parliament on Monday said. India’s exports of both goods and services have

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Semiconductor shortages prolong automobile waiting period: EcoSurvey FY22

Semiconductor shortages prolong automobile waiting period: EcoSurvey FY22

🕔17:16, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Semiconductor shortages have prolonged the automobile waiting period in India as production has been impacted, said Economic Survey FY22. The global phenomenon has been blamed on the exponential rise in demand for personal electronics such as

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