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FM kicks off 2020 Budget countdown with ‘Halwa’ ceremony

FM kicks off 2020 Budget countdown with ‘Halwa’ ceremony

🕔14:03, 20.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 20  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday kicked off the countdown to the Union Budget on February 1 by joining the ‘Halwa’ ceremony and with this the the Budget paper printing starts under utmost secrecy. Sitharaman, MoS

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Platform for e-auction of PSB attached assets launched

Platform for e-auction of PSB attached assets launched

🕔06:46, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here on Saturday launched a common e-auction platform for assets attached by the public sector banks (PSBs). The platform, equipped with property search features and navigational links to all PSB e-auction sites,

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Budget may provide National Fund for Protection of Children

Budget may provide National Fund for Protection of Children

🕔06:35, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  The general budget in February may make provision for a National Fund for Protection of Children under the child budgeting besides seeing moderate increase in the allocation for the overall women and child development. The size

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FM’s pre-Budget meet: India Inc seeks ease of doing business

FM’s pre-Budget meet: India Inc seeks ease of doing business

🕔06:53, 20.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 20  Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday held pre-budget consultations with leading industrialists in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2020-21. During an interactive session lasting over two hours, prominent industrialists spoke about improving

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Sitharaman invites suggetions on ‘GST Feedback Diwas’

Sitharaman invites suggetions on ‘GST Feedback Diwas’

🕔16:46, 7.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 7  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has invited suggestions on simplifying of return filing process under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime as the central and state GST authorities have organised a nationwide ‘GST Stakeholder Feedback Diwas’

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PSBs disbursed Rs 4.91 lakh cr loan during Oct-Nov: FM

PSBs disbursed Rs 4.91 lakh cr loan during Oct-Nov: FM

🕔11:57, 4.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 4  As part of a government-initiated outreach programme, public sector banks have disbursed a record Rs 4.91 lakh crore of loans during October-November, the finance ministry said on Tuesday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in September asked banks

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Finmin presents report card on measures to boost economy, claim huge progress

Finmin presents report card on measures to boost economy, claim huge progress

🕔08:05, 1.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 01  In a status report on measures announced to boost economy, the Finance Ministry on Thursday claimed to have fulfilled many, while making significant progress on several others. As per the report card, all public sector banks

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PFC BAGS ‘NATIONAL CSR AWARD

PFC BAGS ‘NATIONAL CSR AWARD

🕔11:47, 30.Oct 2019

New Delhi; 30.10.2019:Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs giving away the prestigious ‘National CSR Award’ in the category of ‘Environment, Sustainable Development & Solar Energy’ to Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC, Shri NB Gupta, Director (Finance) &

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FM may release sops for realty, export sectors

FM may release sops for realty, export sectors

🕔14:39, 14.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 14  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to announce further relief measures for the economy on Saturday to reverse the current economic slowdown. Though the agenda of her conference is not detailed, sources said that the focus

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Mega PSB merger: 10 banks amalgamated into 4-entities

Mega PSB merger: 10 banks amalgamated into 4-entities

🕔17:28, 30.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 30  In a major reform measure, the Central government on Friday announced the merger of 10 public sector banks (PSBs) into four entities, which includes the amalgamation of Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India

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New measures to help economy grow in coming months: CII

New measures to help economy grow in coming months: CII

🕔11:11, 26.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 26  With Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman having announced measures to boost demand and improve liquidity, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Sunday that economic growth would climb in the coming months. In a statement, the

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Sitharaman in Varanasi on Tuesday to allay slowdown fears

Sitharaman in Varanasi on Tuesday to allay slowdown fears

🕔19:00, 19.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 19  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in Varanasi on Tuesday to understand the problems faced by the local industry as well as the taxpayers. She is currently on a multi-city tour to take stock of the

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Key Highlights of Economic Survey 2018-19

Key Highlights of Economic Survey 2018-19

🕔13:24, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in the Parliament today. The Key Highlights of Economic Survey 2018-19 are as follows: Shifting gears: Private Investment as the Key Driver of Growth,

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Streamlining GST should be government’s key focus

Streamlining GST should be government’s key focus

🕔13:23, 4.Jul 2019

In the context of the Union Budget, we need to analyse what big-ticket items have been missed since the introduction of GST. Potential micro-level changes needed to improve the efficacies of the historic tax initiative also need to be examined.

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Appropriate policy measures needed to lower ownership costs of EVs: Economic Survey

Appropriate policy measures needed to lower ownership costs of EVs: Economic Survey

🕔13:22, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  To promote electric vehicles (EVs) in India, the country’s Economic Survey 2018-19 has recommended the government to frame appropriate policy measures to lower their overall lifetime ownership cost. According to the survey, EVs hold enormous potential

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Economic Survey bats for flexible labour laws to create jobs

Economic Survey bats for flexible labour laws to create jobs

🕔13:22, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  The Economic Survey of India for the year 2018-19 tabled in Parliament on Thursday has suggested deregulation of labour laws to create more jobs in the country. The survey report was tabled in Parliament ahead of

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Economic Survey Calls for a Sustained 8% Growth Rate for India to Become a USD 5 Trillion Economy by 2024-25.

Economic Survey Calls for a Sustained 8% Growth Rate for India to Become a USD 5 Trillion Economy by 2024-25.

🕔13:21, 4.Jul 2019

Economic Survey States “India’s Economy has Performed Well During Last 5 Years” Underlying Theme of Survey is for “Shifting of Gears” to Enter into a Virtuous Cycle for a Sustained Economic Growth Virtuous Cycle is to be of Savings, Investment

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Economic Survey pegs 7% growth in FY20, claims stability would push animal spirit

Economic Survey pegs 7% growth in FY20, claims stability would push animal spirit

🕔13:21, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  Even as headwinds continue to hurt various sectors especially manufacturing, the Economic Survey has projected India would grow at 7 per cent in 2019-20 and maintain its fastest growing large economy tag in the world. The

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Attracting private investment in industry a challenge, says Economic Survey

Attracting private investment in industry a challenge, says Economic Survey

🕔13:20, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  The Indian industry and infrastructure sector’s real challenge is to bring in adequate private investment in collaboration with the public sector, said the Economic Survey 2018-19. “The real challenge lies in bringing adequate private investment across

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India undertaking one of the world’s largest renewable energy expansion programmes

India undertaking one of the world’s largest renewable energy expansion programmes

🕔13:20, 4.Jul 2019

Globally India stands 4th in wind power, 5th in solar power and 5th in overall renewable power installed capacity The share of renewables in total electricity generation increased from 6 per cent in 2014-15 to 10 per cent in 2018-19

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