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GST Council did not recommend reducing GST on health insurance: FM

GST Council did not recommend reducing GST on health insurance: FM

🕔16:35, 5.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The GST Council has not recommended reduction of the 18 per cent GST rate on health insurance schemes, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Parliament on Monday. At present, GST on health insurance services is levied

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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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Atmanirbhar Bharat isn’t protectionism but a pragmatic recognition of vagaries of int’l supply-chains

Atmanirbhar Bharat isn’t protectionism but a pragmatic recognition of vagaries of int’l supply-chains

🕔17:15, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) While some commentators have likened the Atmanirbhar Bharat approach to a return to old school protectionism, far from it, the focus on economic resilience is a pragmatic recognition of the vagaries of international supply-chains, the Economic

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Number of space sector startups more than doubled in 2021: Economic Survey

Number of space sector startups more than doubled in 2021: Economic Survey

🕔17:14, 31.Jan 2022

Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) The number of new startups in the space sector more than doubled in 2021 to 47 as compared to the previous year numbers, said India’s Economic Survey that was released on Monday. According to the Economic Survey,

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Govt has fiscal capacity to support capital expenditure

Govt has fiscal capacity to support capital expenditure

🕔17:12, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The government has the fiscal capacity to maintain the support, and ramp up capital expenditure when required, said the Economic Survey 2021-22 which was presented in Parliament on Monday. The strong revival in revenues also provides

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India opted for ‘Barbell Strategy’ with safety nets as part of economic response to Covid

India opted for ‘Barbell Strategy’ with safety nets as part of economic response to Covid

🕔17:11, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Faced with all this uncertainty, the government of India opted for a “Barbell Strategy” that combined a bouquet of safety-nets to cushion the impact on vulnerable sections of society/business, with a flexible policy, said the Economic

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Economy well placed to take on FY23 challenges: Eco Survey

Economy well placed to take on FY23 challenges: Eco Survey

🕔17:10, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian economy is well placed to take on the challenges of 2022-23, suggest macro-economic stability indicators, said Economic Survey 2021-22 which was presented in the Parliament on Monday by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. According

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GST Council meeting sans talks on Omicron, life saving Covid drugs

GST Council meeting sans talks on Omicron, life saving Covid drugs

🕔20:45, 31.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Even as India reported its first Omircon death, and the stories of families fanatically searching to buy Remdesivir injections during the second Covid wave popping-up in the mind of people again, the 46th GST Council meeting

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