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.
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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’.
Budget 2019: Amid acute water crisis, Sitharaman proposes ‘Har Ghar Jal’ for rural households by 2024′
While tabling the Modi 2.0 government’s maiden Budget in Parliament on Friday July 5, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said making available safe drinking water to every citizen is a priority for the government which is working towards ‘Har Ghar Jal’ by 2024. While reiterating the newly formed Jal Shakti Ministry‘s aim[Read More…]
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday July 5, presented the Union Budget – a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditure of the Government of India for the year 2019-20 – in the Lok Sabha. While laying her statement in the Parliament, Sitharama announced various reforms in railways, education, agriculture,[Read More…]
Sitharaman will meet state finance ministers in the forenoon and seek their suggestions on union budget for FY20.
Thiruvananthpuram: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday visited Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in hospital where he was admitted after suffering a freak accident a day earlier. Tharoor was performing a ritual at a temple in the Kerala capital on Monday when he injured himself. Praying while seated on the weighing[Read More…]
BJP General Secretary Muralidhar Rao, eight others allegedly forge Nirmala Sitharaman’s signature; booked
Hyderabad police on Tuesday booked Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary P Muralidhar Rao and eight others for allegedly cheating and collecting Rs 2.17 crore using forged signatures of Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. A criminal case was registered at Saroornagar police station based on a court-referred complaint from T Pravarna Reddy, wife[Read More…]
India’s Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday met the Indian Air Force Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after he returned spending two days in Pakistan’s custody. Sitharaman conveyed the sentiment of Nation, at a Delhi based hospital where he is currently under going treatment. The official twitter handle of Defence Spokesperson tweeted,[Read More…]
Kanyakumari: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a BJP rally in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari town, said every Indian is proud that brave Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is from Tamil Nadu, following it up with the statement that he is proud that India’s first woman defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman is also from[Read More…]
Following the release of the report by a daily which cited a Defence Ministry that stated “such parallel discussions by the PMO has weakened the negotiating position of MoD and Indian Negotiating Team” Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slammed the conduct of the publishing saying, “If a newspaper publishes a noting[Read More…]
Ghaziabad, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday met the families of the two pilots killed in the Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crash in Bengaluru on February 1. Squadron Leaders Samir Abrol and Siddhartha Negi died after a newly-upgraded Mirage 2000 fighter crashed at the HAL airport. Sitharaman reached Ghaziabad[Read More…]