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Finance Minister calls for infrastructure investments, simple international taxation rules

Finance Minister calls for infrastructure investments, simple international taxation rules

🕔07:17, 14.Oct 2022

Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday emphasised on infrastructure investments and simplification of international taxation rules, while participating in the ongoing G20 Finance Ministers and Central Banks Governors meeting (G20FMCBG) here. During her interventions in the conference,

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Sitharaman invites S Korean counterpart for bilateral meet

Sitharaman invites S Korean counterpart for bilateral meet

🕔07:22, 13.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday met South Korean Minister for Finance and Economy Choo Kyung-ho on the sidelines of G20 finance minister and central bank governors (FMCBG) annual meet in Washington. She discussed possibilities for

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Sitharaman meets Japanese counterpart in Washington, discusses economic cooperation

Sitharaman meets Japanese counterpart in Washington, discusses economic cooperation

🕔07:10, 13.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday interacted with her Japanese counterpart Shunichi Suzuki on the sidelines of the IMF-WB annual meeting in Washington DC. She told Suzuki that this year is special for India-Japan bilateral relations

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Sitharaman meets US Treasury Secy Janet Yellen, invites her to India

Sitharaman meets US Treasury Secy Janet Yellen, invites her to India

🕔10:44, 12.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in Washington D.C., during which she invited the latter to visit India next month. During their meeting on Tuesday, Sitharaman and Yellen discussed current global

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Forthcoming budget to focus on growth, says Sitharaman

Forthcoming budget to focus on growth, says Sitharaman

🕔10:41, 12.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Union Budget for 2023-24 would be ‘carefully structured’ where the focus would be on maintaining growth momentum. Speaking at an event organised by the Brookings Institute in Washington,

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India to prioritise strengthening of multilateral bodies during its G-20 presidency

India to prioritise strengthening of multilateral bodies during its G-20 presidency

🕔07:19, 12.Oct 2022

Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Strengthening multilateral institutions will be a priority for India in the year-long presidency of the G-20 group of the developed and developing nations that it assumes in coming December, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said at the US

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FM to embark on US visit on Tuesday, to meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, World Bank chief

FM to embark on US visit on Tuesday, to meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, World Bank chief

🕔17:31, 10.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting the US on an official visit beginning October 11, to attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, and also the meeting of

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Sitharaman seeks greater presence of Competition Commission to ensure ease of doing business

Sitharaman seeks greater presence of Competition Commission to ensure ease of doing business

🕔17:48, 6.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that to ensure ease of doing business, it is essential that there is greater presence of Competition Commission of India (CCI) offices across the country. In her address after

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Centre releases Rs 7,183 cr grant to 14 states

Centre releases Rs 7,183 cr grant to 14 states

🕔17:38, 6.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Union Finance Ministry on Thursday released the seventh monthly instalment of post devolution revenue deficit (PDRD) grant of Rs 7,183.42 crore to 14 states. The grant has been released as per the recommendations of the

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Special drive to fill up backlog vacancies of SCs from Oct 2

Special drive to fill up backlog vacancies of SCs from Oct 2

🕔18:15, 29.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) All Public Sector Banks (PSBs) will begin a special campaign drive from October 2 this year for filling up of the backlog vacancies of Scheduled Castes. National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Chairman Vijay Sampla informed

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Sitharaman directs banks to enhance coverage of SCs in all schemes

Sitharaman directs banks to enhance coverage of SCs in all schemes

🕔07:24, 28.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday called upon public sector banks to enhance coverage of Scheduled Castes (SCs) in all schemes and advised them to also look into their needs for capacity building and entrepreneurship development,

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Sitharaman to review performance of credit schemes for SCs by public sector banks

Sitharaman to review performance of credit schemes for SCs by public sector banks

🕔07:00, 27.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a review meeting of public sector banks on Tuesday, where the focus would be on status and performance of their credit and other welfare schemes for Scheduled Castes (SCs).

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Finance Minister urges fintech players to engage more with govt

Finance Minister urges fintech players to engage more with govt

🕔17:31, 20.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday urged the financial technology or fintech industry to build trust and engage more with the government. Addressing the Global Fintech Fest 2022 (GFF) virtually, Sitharaman said that distances should be

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Sitharaman participates in roundtable conference with Singapore, discusses bilateral ties

Sitharaman participates in roundtable conference with Singapore, discusses bilateral ties

🕔17:39, 17.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday participated in the India-Singapore Ministerial Roundtable conference along with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal with a visiting delegation from the island nation led by

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Punjab National Bank bagged TWO Awards under the EASE 4.0 Reforms Index Award for FY 2021-22

Punjab National Bank bagged TWO Awards under the EASE 4.0 Reforms Index Award for FY 2021-22

🕔17:27, 17.Sep 2022

New Delhi, 17 September 2022: Punjab National Bank emerged as the first runner-up under two categories at the EASE 4.0 Reforms Index Award for FY 21-22. These prestigious pair of awards were secured under Tech-enabled Banking and Governance & HR at the event organized by

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Finance Minister urges banks to ‘professionalise’ decision-making boards

Finance Minister urges banks to ‘professionalise’ decision-making boards

🕔06:37, 17.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday directed banks to “professionalise” their decision making boards, making it clear that they cannot be run with a “crony background”. Addressing the 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Indian Banks’

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FSDC underlines need to monitor financial sector risks, discusses early warning signals for economy

FSDC underlines need to monitor financial sector risks, discusses early warning signals for economy

🕔19:21, 15.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) on Thursday noted that there is a need to monitor financial sector risks, fiscal conditions, and market developments on a continuous basis by the government and the regulators, so

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Finance Minister calls for training of tax personnel for better tech usage

Finance Minister calls for training of tax personnel for better tech usage

🕔07:03, 15.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday lauded the efforts of the Central Board of Indirect Tax and Customs (CBIC) and underlined the need for training personnel for better utilisation of Artificial Intelligence and data analytics. “You

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India’s external debt of $620bn is sustainable: Finance Ministry report

India’s external debt of $620bn is sustainable: Finance Ministry report

🕔06:29, 5.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India’s external debt of $620.7 billion, as at end of March 2022, is sustainable and is being managed in a prudent manner, the Department of Economic Affairs, under the Union Finance Ministry, said. In a recent

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Sitharaman describes Jan Dhan scheme as major step in financial inclusion

Sitharaman describes Jan Dhan scheme as major step in financial inclusion

🕔11:52, 29.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman described the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) as a major step towards financial inclusion, informing that the programme’s success can be gauged from the fact that 46 crore bank accounts with

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