Tag: Economy

Budget 2019: Govt woos farmers, announces Rs 6000 a year under PM Kisaan Samman Nidhi

Only 10% farmer benefit from loan waiver: NITI Aayog

Government think-tank NITI Aayog said that even as states like Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka announced loan waiver to farmers, it barely helps just 10% of those in need. According to Hindustan Times reports, pitching for “targeted relief rather than blanket loan waivers”, Prof Ramesh Chand, a member at the[Read More…]

States abolish check posts after GST rollout

22 states abolish check posts after GST rollout

Just three days after the GST rollout, as many as 22 states have removed check posts. With the implementation of Goods and Services Tax GST, states such as Delhi, West Bengal and Maharashtra have abolished check-posts; while states, including Assam, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and some north-eastern states, are also in[Read More…]

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