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By Manisha Sen On Monday, December 28th, 2020
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FinMin releases weekly instalment of Rs 6,000 cr to meet GST shortfall

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI): The Finance Ministry on Monday released the ninth instalment of Rs 6,000 crore to the states to meet GST compensation shortfall, taking the total amount of fund released to Rs 54,000 crore. Finance More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Traders urge Finance Minister, GST council to modify new GST notification

Kolkata, Dec 27 (PTI) Trading community on Sunday urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Goods and Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council to withdraw certain provisions of the new GST notification issued More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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FM promises ”never before” like Union Budget

New Delhi, Dec 18 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday promised a “never before” like Union Budget as the government looks to steer the pandemic-battered economy and push growth.Finance More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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FM pushes large CPSEs to exceed capital expenditure target by March

New Delhi, Nov 27 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday exhorted large central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to exceed their planned capital expenditure (Capex) target for 2020-21 by March to accelerate More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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FM announces new employment generation scheme

New Delhi, Nov 12 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a new job creation scheme by giving subsidy to those establishments that make new hires. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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FM asks banks to ensure all accounts are linked with Aadhaar by March next year

Mumbai, Nov 10 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday asked banks to ensure that all accounts are linked with Aadhaar numbers of respective customers by March 31, 2021. FM Nirmala Sitharaman delivers More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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FM to unveil another stimulus soon, says Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi, Nov 3 (PTI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will soon announce the next set of stimulus package to boost the coronavirus-hit economy, Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj said on Tuesday. The Finance More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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FM sees GDP growth in negative zone or near zero in current fiscal

New Delhi, Oct 27 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there were visible signs of revival in the economy but the GDP growth may be in negative zone or near zero in the current fiscal. FM Nirmala More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces steps to boost consumer demand

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Monday announced steps to stimulate consumer demand, including advance payment of a part of the wages of central government employees during the festival season and more capital More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 1st, 2020
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FM asks banks to prepare cadre of officials well versed in local languages to better serve customers

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday asked banks to prepare a cadre of people who can speak and understand a regional language in order to serve the customer better. This will bring them at More...