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Ganga Expressway to become backbone of UP’s economy: Sitharaman

Ganga Expressway to become backbone of UP’s economy: Sitharaman

🕔19:25, 21.Aug 2021

Lucknow, Aug 21  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday hailed UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath for taking the state to the path of development, saying that Uttar Pradesh will soon emerge as a shining example for others in time

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‘Rigorous’ work underway to achieve privatisation targets: FM

‘Rigorous’ work underway to achieve privatisation targets: FM

🕔18:46, 12.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the targets for the proposed strategic sales would be achieved, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that the government is undertaking all the “necessary rigorous” work to complete the planned privatisation processes

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Sitharaman lays foundation stone for Khadi workers’ shed in Andhra village

Sitharaman lays foundation stone for Khadi workers’ shed in Andhra village

🕔16:36, 7.Aug 2021

Ponduru, Aug 7  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday laid the foundation stone for a mass shed for Khadi workers at Ponduru village in Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district. She also handed over a cheque for Rs 18 lakh to

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Cabinet clears Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill

Cabinet clears Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill

🕔18:36, 28.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Union Cabinet has cleared the ‘Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill’ to accelerate the ‘Ease Of Doing Business’ campaign of the government. According to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, changes are being made in ‘Companies Act’, decriminalising

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Integrating technology with inclusive delivery holds key to recovery: FM

Integrating technology with inclusive delivery holds key to recovery: FM

🕔08:06, 11.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 11  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that integrating technology with inclusive service delivery would hold the key to accelerate the pace of economic recovery during the time of pandemic. Speaking virtually in the session on policies

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FM talks to Italian counterpart on key global economic issues

FM talks to Italian counterpart on key global economic issues

🕔21:04, 7.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 7  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday interacted with the Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, Daniele Franco. The virtual interaction took place ahead of the third meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank

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No proposal to reduce excise duty on petroleum products : FM

No proposal to reduce excise duty on petroleum products : FM

🕔20:04, 2.Jul 2021

Bengaluru, July 2 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday ruled out any cut in excise duty levied on petroleum products for now. Addressing a press conference here, she said that there is no such proposal at the present to

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Special GST Council meet soon to discuss compensation: Sitharaman

Special GST Council meet soon to discuss compensation: Sitharaman

🕔08:08, 2.Jul 2021

Bengaluru, July 2  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that a special session of the GST Council will be held soon to discuss all compensation-related issues. Sitharaman, who is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, said that she

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Enhanced revenue collection should now be ‘New Normal’: Sitharaman

Enhanced revenue collection should now be ‘New Normal’: Sitharaman

🕔08:06, 2.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 2  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that enhanced revenue collection in recent months should now be the “new normal”, as the country has overcome most challenges, including two waves of unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, in providing

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Cabinet okays PPP mode of BharatNet implementation in 16 states

Cabinet okays PPP mode of BharatNet implementation in 16 states

🕔20:23, 30.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised implementation strategy of BharatNet through Public-Private Partnership mode in 16 states. An official statement said that BharatNet will now extend up to all inhabited villages beyond Gram Panchayats

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FM asks ministries to frontload capital expenditure

FM asks ministries to frontload capital expenditure

🕔07:23, 30.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 30 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday asked the ministries and respective departments to make efforts to frontload capital expenditure. The minister held a virtual meeting with senior government officials to discuss the infrastructure roadmap ahead. This was

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Post 2nd wave mayhem, govt enhances funds for health infra

Post 2nd wave mayhem, govt enhances funds for health infra

🕔07:28, 29.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 29  As the second wave of Covid-19 laid bare India’s healthcare infrastructure with lack of beds and medical-grade oxygen, the Centre on Monday came up with measures and funds to improve the country’s health and medical infrastructure.

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Credit guarantee scheme for facilitating MFIs loans announced

Credit guarantee scheme for facilitating MFIs loans announced

🕔21:02, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  The government on Monday announced a new credit guarantee scheme that will facilitate loans to 25 lakh people through micro finance institutions (MFIs). The announcement was made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as part of economic

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Covid relief: Measures worth over Rs 6 lakh cr announced

Covid relief: Measures worth over Rs 6 lakh cr announced

🕔21:00, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28 The Centre on Monday extended liquidity support to various stressed sectors of India Inc as well as micro credit borrowers and export oriented industries. Accordingly, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced eight relief measures worth Rs 6,28,993

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Centre announces Rs 19,000 cr more for BharatNet project

Centre announces Rs 19,000 cr more for BharatNet project

🕔20:58, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that the government will make an additional outlay of over Rs 19,000 crore for the BharatNet project aimed at broadband connectivity in rural India. Addressing the media, Sitharaman said

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Centre makes another bid to reform state discoms with Rs 3.03 lakh cr aid package

Centre makes another bid to reform state discoms with Rs 3.03 lakh cr aid package

🕔19:19, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The government has yet again come out in support of the power sector that had remained financially stressed despite several instalments of financial and reform packages. Announcing an economic relief package in the wake of Covid-19

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FM rolls out loan guarantee scheme for tourist guides, travel agencies

FM rolls out loan guarantee scheme for tourist guides, travel agencies

🕔19:04, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) At a time when the tourism sector has been among the worst-hit segments in the economy and small stakeholders have been facing financial difficulties, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Monday, announced that loans will be provided

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Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana extended till March 2022

Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana extended till March 2022

🕔16:45, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  As the second wave of Covid-19 brought the economic activities to a halt, worsening the employment scenario in the country, the Centre has decided to extend the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana till March 31, 2022. The

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In major Covid relief, Centre’s monetary support for several sectors

In major Covid relief, Centre’s monetary support for several sectors

🕔16:02, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  Centre on Monday announced eight economic relief measures for India Inc, state governments as well as micro finance credit users. Accordingly, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced these measures here. The schemes entail enhancement of existing relief

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FM announces Rs 1.1 L cr loan guarantee scheme for Covid affected sectors

FM announces Rs 1.1 L cr loan guarantee scheme for Covid affected sectors

🕔15:54, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Rs 1.1 lakh crore loan guarantee scheme for Covid-affected sectors. The scheme would include Rs 50,000 crore loan to the health sector aimed at scaling medical infrastructure targeting

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