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Union FM announces Rs 65,000 cr to develop 1,100 km of NH roads in Kerala

Union FM announces Rs 65,000 cr to develop 1,100 km of NH roads in Kerala

🕔14:18, 1.Feb 2021

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1  Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced Rs 65,000 crore support for the development of 1,100 km of National Highway (NH) roads in Kerala. The Minister also announced Rs 1,957 crore for the development of the

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FM proposes Rs 1,500cr scheme to boost digital payments

FM proposes Rs 1,500cr scheme to boost digital payments

🕔14:16, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  To boost digital payments, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed a Rs 1,500 crore scheme during her budget presentation. “To give a further boost to digital transactions, I earmark Rs 1,500 crore for a

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Tax holiday for startups to be extended by one more year

Tax holiday for startups to be extended by one more year

🕔13:46, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed the extension of tax holiday for startups by one more year. The move announced during the Budget presentation comes as India focuses on Aatmanirbhar Bharat mission aimed at making

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FM proposes 34.5% increase in FY22 Capex

FM proposes 34.5% increase in FY22 Capex

🕔13:45, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed to increase the capital expenditure by 34 per cent in comparison to Budget Estimate (BE) of the previous fiscal. Accordingly, the FM proposed to increase the capital expenditure to

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FM Ms Nirmala Sitharaman presents a post covid budget to protect individuals and industry

FM Ms Nirmala Sitharaman presents a post covid budget to protect individuals and industry

🕔13:27, 1.Feb 2021

By TN Ashok New Delhi: Feb 01 : Presenting a budget in a post covid 19 situation is indeed a challenging task and the Union Finance Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman has done her best to spare the individual tax payer of

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents a post covid budget to protect individuals and industry

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents a post covid budget to protect individuals and industry

🕔13:26, 1.Feb 2021

By TN Ashok New Delhi: Feb 01 : Presenting a budget in a post covid 19 situation is indeed a challenging task and the Union Finance Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman has done her best to spare the individual tax payer of

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Tax deduction on affordable housing loans extended by another 1 yr

Tax deduction on affordable housing loans extended by another 1 yr

🕔13:22, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1 In a bid to increase demand in the realty market, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced to extend the additional deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh for interest paid on loans of purchase of affordable

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FY22 disinvestment target at Rs 1.75L cr, 2 PSBs to be privatised

FY22 disinvestment target at Rs 1.75L cr, 2 PSBs to be privatised

🕔13:16, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  The government has pegged its target for disinvestment for FY 2021-22 at Rs 1.75 lakh crore. A major announcement made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was that the government will privatise two public sector banks other

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Infra push: Development Financial Institution proposed to fund projects

Infra push: Development Financial Institution proposed to fund projects

🕔13:15, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  To give a push to infrastructure creation and reviving the economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed to set up a Development Financial Institution (DFI). The Finance Minister proposed to create the DFI — National

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Govt is procuring crops at 1.5 times MSP: Finance Minister

Govt is procuring crops at 1.5 times MSP: Finance Minister

🕔12:59, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that farmers are getting 1.5 times of the minimum support price (MSP) on procurement of foodgrains. In her Budget speech, the Finance Minister said that the procurement of crops

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Rail infra push of Rs 1.1 lakh cr with Rs 1.07L cr for capex

Rail infra push of Rs 1.1 lakh cr with Rs 1.07L cr for capex

🕔12:58, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a record sum of Rs 1,10,055 crore for Indian Railways of which Rs 1,07,100 crore is for the capital expenditure. She said the national transporter will monetise the Dedicated

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Govt to launch Securities Market Code

Govt to launch Securities Market Code

🕔12:57, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that the government will launch a Securities Market Code in a bid to streamline the securities market. The Code will include SEBI Act, Govt Securities Act and Depositories Act.

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FDI hike in insurance to invite foreign majors

FDI hike in insurance to invite foreign majors

🕔12:56, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  In a big boost to FDI inflows and the insurance sector, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced increase of FDI limits from 49 per cent to 74 per cent. Shares of insurance stocks surged after

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Govt allots Rs 2.2L cr for health, Rs 35k cr for Covid vaccines

Govt allots Rs 2.2L cr for health, Rs 35k cr for Covid vaccines

🕔12:32, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  The government of India has put a big focus on healthcare in the Union Budget amid the coronavirus pandemic . Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the ‘PM Aatmanirbhar Swastha Bharat’, to be launched with an

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Govt to facilitate a ‘world-class’ fintech hub at Gift city: FM

Govt to facilitate a ‘world-class’ fintech hub at Gift city: FM

🕔12:28, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government will facilitate setting up of a world class fintech hub in Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) city. The Finance Minister said this while presenting the Budget

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Post Covid: FY22 Budget to give ample opportunity for economic reset, growth

Post Covid: FY22 Budget to give ample opportunity for economic reset, growth

🕔11:39, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1 Indias first budget post the onset of Covid-19 pandemic has ample opportunities for growth and economic reset. The Union Budget 2021-22 was presented to the Parliament on Monday by Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman. She said that in

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman , MoS Finance & Corporate Affairs Anurag and senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman , MoS Finance & Corporate Affairs Anurag and senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

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Digital Budget: ‘Made in India’ tablet replaces ‘bahi-khata’

Digital Budget: ‘Made in India’ tablet replaces ‘bahi-khata’

🕔11:22, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  In a significant change amid digitalisation, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman this year unveiled a ‘Made in India’ tablet replacing the traditional briefcase before presenting Budget 2021. With the move aimed at a paperless Budget, now ‘bahi

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Sovereign ratings not capturing India’s economic fundamentals: EcoSurvey

Sovereign ratings not capturing India’s economic fundamentals: EcoSurvey

🕔10:58, 30.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 30  The methodology for sovereign credit ratings should be made more transparent, less subjective and better attuned to reflect India’s economic fundamentals, said the Economic Survey 2020-21 on Friday. The survey document tabled by Union Finance Minister

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Key Highlights of Economic Survey 2020-21

Key Highlights of Economic Survey 2020-21

🕔16:24, 29.Jan 2021

Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Economic Survey 2020-21 in the Parliament today. The key highlights of Economic Survey 2020-21, which is dedicated to the COVID Warriors, are as follows: Saving Lives and Livelihoods amidst

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