Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the small saving rates would be reduced soon after elections.
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move the Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 in Rajya Sabha for passing on Thursday.
Sitharaman said that as the leader of the main opposition party, Rahul Gandhi should engage in serious discussions rather than throwing two-liners.
Sitharaman said that she has provided long-term certainty with short-term stimulus in her budget. She urged AIMA to nudge Indian business into investing and expanding capacity.
Govt committed to farmers’ welfare, MSP system strengthened, sharp increase in payment to farmers: FM
In her budget speech for the next fiscal, she said the procurement of crops like paddy, wheat, pulses and cotton has jumped manifold in the last six years.
Presenting the Union Budget for 2021-22, she said the government is also working on a national language translation initiative.
Presenting the Union Budget for 2021-22, she said Railways will monetise dedicated freight corridors.
Earlier Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari had said last week that policy to scrap more than 15-year-old vehicles owned by government departments and PSUs is likely to be notified soon and will be implemented from April 1, 2022.
As per established tradition, the Finance Minister met the President at the Rashtrapati Bhawan before heading to Parliament.
Sitharaman on Thursday had said the economy has been hit by the pandemic, which is an ”Act of God”, and it will see a contraction in the current fiscal.
In her address at the virtual inauguration of the Nani Palkhivala Centenary Celebrations at the SASTRA University, she said the government views the taxpayers as “nation-builders”.
D.K. Aggarwal, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry said the economic package is not only the monetary and financial stimulus, but also contains game changing reforms.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman press conference: Essential Commodities Act amendments to give better price realisation for farmers, says FM
FM Nirmala Sitharaman LIVE: After announcing relief for some of the India’s poorer section of the society including migrant workers, street vendors and small farmers, Nirmala Sitharaman will announce some more measures.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced a Rs 30,000 crore special liquidity scheme for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), housing finance companies (HFCs) and micro-finance institutions (MFIs).
The Centre has decided to review the definition of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) and announced increase of investment limits.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday detailed six measures for supporting the country’s MSME sector under the Centre’s massive stimulus programme.
State Bank of India has expressed its willingness to make an investment in Yes Bank and participate in its reconstruction scheme, it said.
As per statistics made available by the ministry of housing and urban affairs, the value of tendered smart city projects is over Rs 1,62,000 crore, the value of work orders issued is around Rs 1,20,000 crore and the value of all completed projects is more than Rs 25,000 crore.
Some of the pointers included expansion of PM KUSUM Scheme, which reduces dependence on diesel and kerosene and increases reliance on social energy.
Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Budget for fiscal 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha at 11 am
Sitharaman, a newcomer on the Forbes most powerful women list, is ranked 34th. India’s first female Finance Minister Sitharaman has also served as the country’s Defence Minister. She is the first female to hold the portfolio full time.
Swamy has been positioning himself for the FM’s post and had earlier been critical of Arun Jaitley also, but has been overlooked for the job.
Reporters in Parliament observed that Members of Parliament and Ministers were found sleeping during the debate on the economic slowdown in the Rajya Sabha.
Nirmala Sitharaman held a meeting to discuss about enhancing domestic manufacturing and Make in India scheme.
Nirmala Sitharaman moves Finance Bill 2019 in Lok Sabha, says “7 indirect taxation-related laws being amended”
Sitharaman said that the finance bill will look into the taxation process keeping in mind the agenda of ‘Make in India’.