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By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 9th, 2021

FM reviews progress of COVID-19 vaccination among officials of her ministries

New Delhi, Apr 9 (PTI) Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday reviewed the progress of COVID-19 vaccination among the staff of her ministries and urged officials to get themselves More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Finmin considers cutting excise duties on petrol, diesel- sources

NEW DELHI Reuters) – Finance Ministry is considering cutting excise duties on petrol and diesel to cushion the impact of record high domestic prices, three government officials close to the discussions said. A More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Centre releases Rs 1 lakh cr GST compensation to states since Oct 2020

New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI): The Centre has released Rs 1 lakh crore to states and UTs in four months since October 2020, to meet GST compensation shortfall, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday. Centre has released More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, December 11th, 2020

Pandemic effect: FinMin mulling 75 pc reduction in foreign travel budget for FY22

Mumbai, Dec 11 (PTI) The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing restrictions in mobility may result in a 75 per cent reduction in the budgetary allocation for foreign travel in FY22, a senior finance ministry official More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

GST revenue at Rs 1.04 lakh cr in November

New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI): Revenue from Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at over Rs 1.04 lakh crore in November as against Rs 1.05 lakh crore collected in the previous month, the Finance Ministry said in a statement. Revenue More...

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By Manisha Sen On Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Premium paid for insurance policies purchased between Oct 12-Mar 31 period eligible for reimbursement under LTC cash voucher scheme

New Delhi, Nov 26 (PTI): Premium paid for insurance policies purchased between October 12, 2020 and March 31, 2021 by central government employees will be eligible for reimbursement under the LTC cash voucher More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

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 Manish Sen On Saturday, October 31st, 2020

Nirmala wanted me out of Finance Ministry, says former finance secretary Garg

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI): Subhash Chandra Garg, the former finance secretary who was shunted out of the finance ministry within three weeks of Modi-2.0 government”s first budget last year, on Saturday alleged More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 16th, 2020

FinMin kick-starts Budget making exercise amid contraction pressure

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) The finance ministry on Friday kicked off the exercise to prepare the annual Budget for 2021-22 amid the urgency to push economic growth hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be the third More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, October 4th, 2020

Reforms undertaken to contain COVID-19 impact to ensure long-term sustained growth: FinMin report

New Delhi, Oct 4 (PTI) Important structural reforms undertaken by the government to combat risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic will strengthen the country’s economic fundamentals and ensure long-term More...