Union Budget 2022: Looking at the numbers and beyond

The Union Budget for FY23 was presented with lots of expectations as it does appear that the economy is back on track creating conditions where the budget could make a significant impact.

published on : 5th February 2022

Loan guarantee to focus on hospitality sector to achieve pre-pandemic level of business

'The hospitality and MSME segments are yet to reach the pre-pandemic level of business,' Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her Union Budget speech. 

published on : 2nd February 2022

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme saved 13.5 lakh firms, 1.5 crore jobs: Report

The SBI Research report claimed that MSME loan accounts worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore were saved from slipping into NPA during the period.

published on : 6th January 2022

Union Government widens scope of ECLGS, extends scheme deadline till March

Finance Ministry in May expanded the scope of the Rs 3 lakh crore Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme by including concessional loans to hospitals for setting up on-site oxygen generation plants.

published on : 29th September 2021

Government likely to extend emergency credit line scheme till March 31

The interest rate on these loans has been capped at 7.5%, which means the banks can offer loans less than this ceiling. However, slow disbursal remained an issue.

published on : 22nd September 2021