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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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10.6 million foreign tourists arrive in India 2018-19 compared to 10.4 million in 2017-18

10.6 million foreign tourists arrive in India 2018-19 compared to 10.4 million in 2017-18

🕔13:18, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. The services sector accounts for 54 per cent of  India’s Gross  Value Added (GVA). Its growth rate moderated to 7.5 per

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Expenditure on Social Services increased by more than one percentage points as proportion of GDP during last five years: Economic Survey

Expenditure on Social Services increased by more than one percentage points as proportion of GDP during last five years: Economic Survey

🕔13:14, 4.Jul 2019

The Economic Survey 2018-19 highlights the importance of investing in social infrastructure, especially education and health, as a key priority in the development strategy to achieve inclusive growth. “It is recognized that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand

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Performance of the banking system improved as NPA ratios declined and credit growth accelerated

Performance of the banking system improved as NPA ratios declined and credit growth accelerated

🕔13:13, 4.Jul 2019

The Economic Survey 2018-19 states that the monetary policy witnessed a U-turn over the last year. The benchmark policy rate was first hiked by 50 basis points (bps) and later reduced by 75 bps due to weaker than anticipated inflation,

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Over 9.5 crore toilets built across India since the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission

Over 9.5 crore toilets built across India since the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission

🕔13:11, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today.  The Economic Survey has outlined the progress made in the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) that was initiated in 2014 to achieve

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India’s foreign exchange reserves continue to be comfortable

India’s foreign exchange reserves continue to be comfortable

🕔13:09, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. On India’s External Sector, the Economic Survey states that it continues to be stable. Although the Current Account Deficit (CAD) increased

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India need to increase its per capita energy consumption at least 2.5 times to increase its Real Per Capita GDP by $5000 per capita to enter the Upper-middle Income Group

India need to increase its per capita energy consumption at least 2.5 times to increase its Real Per Capita GDP by $5000 per capita to enter the Upper-middle Income Group

🕔13:07, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. The Economic Survey says, “India, with a per-capita energy consumption of about one-third of the global average, will have to increase

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`Sitharaman’s 1st budget should lay roadmap for PSU general insurers’ merger’

`Sitharaman’s 1st budget should lay roadmap for PSU general insurers’ merger’

🕔17:52, 30.Jun 2019

Chennai, June 30  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden budget speech on July 5 should give a short and stern message to the heads of three government-owned general insurers to focus on bottomline growth and outline the roadmap for

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Govt considering hike in pension age limit under APY

Govt considering hike in pension age limit under APY

🕔09:35, 26.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 26  The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has submitted a proposal to increase the limit of pension and age which the government is looking into. The proposal, under the Atal Pension Yojana (APY), is being

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