2020 Budget

81 per cent employers feel new Income Tax regime not to benefit staff: Survey

As much as 60 per cent respondents feel that those within the income bracket of Rs 5-10 lakh and Rs 10-25 lakh will be impacted by the new tax regime.

published on : 3rd March 2020

Nutrition dose to Odisha Budget

Similarly, a provision of `23753.77 crore has been made under nutrition sensitive schemes for 2020-21 compared to `13879.96 crore in 2018-19.

published on : 19th February 2020

Gender, child, climate new add ons in Odisha budget

There are 77 schemes which are 100 per cent women specific while 434 schemes have more than 30 related women related focus.

published on : 19th February 2020

Naveen 5.0’s budget 2020 volleys many firsts

The Minister said the outlay is proposed to be financed mainly through revenue receipts of Rs 1,24,300 crore and borrowing and other receipts of Rs 25,700 crore.

published on : 19th February 2020

Target of kick-starting growth not addressed effectively in Budget: Ex-finance secretary SC Garg

He said that likewise, outlays for promoting industrial and services growth have seen no change in character.

published on : 15th February 2020

Reduced budget allocation for Odisha to derail Railway projects: Padmanabha Behera

Railway sources said that while Rs 170 crore has been sanctioned for the newly created South Coast Railway (SCoR), only Rs 3 crore has been allocated in the budget as initial grant.

published on : 7th February 2020

DMK MP Kanimozhi accuses Centre of trying to 'paint history in saffron'

The DMK leader asked the government to leave the renaming of Indus Valley civilisation to scholars and historians.

published on : 6th February 2020

PM Modi seeking to use budget to sack Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: Rahul Gandhi

The ormer Congress chief has been blaming the prime minister for the state of the economy, often accusing him of destroying it through his policies including demonetisation and GST.

published on : 5th February 2020

No major boost for revival for Odisha's real estate sector in 2020 Union Budget

General secretary of Federation of Odisha Apartments’ Associations Bimalendu Pradhan said the major letdown in the Budget is that there is no clear road map for 4.5 lakh unsold houses in the country.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Odisha: Income taxpayers to benefit from new regime with 2020 Budget plan, say experts

An individual who is currently availing more deductions and exemption under the Income Tax Act may choose to avail them and continue to pay tax in the old regime.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Industry bodies in Odisha satisfied but doubtful on 2020 Union busget

Rourkela Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Pravin Garg said that the Budget involves several technical points that are beyond easy comprehension of the common man.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Farmer leaders in Odisha term agriculture budget as 'eyewash'

They said the actual demand of farmers for price, prestige and pension remains unaddressed in this budget.

published on : 2nd February 2020

New debt ETFs, comprising Government Securities, proposed in effort to deepen bond markets

Government Securities (G-Secs)  are long tenure bonds and are considered risky given their sensitivity to interest rate changes in the economy.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Union Budget schemes look good on paper, not practical: Farmer leaders in Andhra Pradesh

Farmer organisations and leaders in the State criticised the reduction in subsidies to the sector and other allocations.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Cess on medical imports flayed by private medical institutions in Telangana

Speaking to Express, Dr Sanjeev Kumar, general secretary, Indian Medical Association said, “The move to introduce private medical colleges with government hospitals,

published on : 2nd February 2020
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