Finance Minister

MP seeks extension of moratorium for hospital industry

MP Dr M Gurumoorthy on Saturday wrote to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman urging her to extend the moratorium on bank loans to the hospitality industry.

published on : 23rd January 2022

MFI industry seeks higher credit guarantee scheme in budget 

The MFIs said the sector is facing a few challenges in terms of higher credit costs and access to low-cost long term funds.

published on : 18th January 2022

Andhra Pradesh BJP leader Lanka Dinakar writes to Union Finance Minister Sitharaman

Mismanagement of the systems in raising loans out of FRBM limits have been driving the state towards a debt trap, Dinakar wrote to the Union Finance Minister.

published on : 15th January 2022

Telangana Budget may not cross Rs 2 lakh crore as grant-in-aid from Centre remains low

As against the Budget estimate of Rs 30,557.35 crore non-tax revenue, the state realised only Rs 2,854 crore till October, 2021.

published on : 12th January 2022

Rein in Rythu Bandhu, free power costs, urges Forum for Good Governance

The Forum for Good Governance (FGG) made several suggestions to Finance Minister T Harish Rao ahead of the 2022-23 Budget.

published on : 11th January 2022

Consider bankers as frontline workers for booster dose: Bank officers' union to FM

All India Bank Officers' Confederation (AIBOC) suggested the implementation of a 5-day week to break the chain of the spread of the virus.

published on : 8th January 2022

Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Buggana seeks incentives for Uttarandhra & Rayalaseema

Finance Min urges Centre to approve revised outlay for Polavaram

published on : 1st January 2022

GST tax hike on textiles put on hold: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said a similar demand for footwear was not agreed to. A group of state finance ministers that is looking at GST rate rationalisation, has been asked to look at tax rate on textile.

published on : 31st December 2021

Withdraw additional GST on textile industry: KTR to Centre

The Minister said the GST hike would affect the industry which is hoping to come out of the Covid crisis.

published on : 31st December 2021

Keep promises made to Telangana, state tells Centre

Telangana tells Union government to honour Finance panel recommendations, release backward districts grant as Harish Rao ‘told to’ skip the pre-budget meeting

published on : 31st December 2021

Power tariff less in Telangana than in other States: Ministers

The power tariff is less in Telangana when compared with Gujarat and other States in the country, Finance Minister T Harish Rao and Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy said.   

published on : 16th December 2021

Power tariff hike inevitable, hint Telangana Ministers

The increased cost of coal means an additional burden of Rs 725 crore on Discoms every year, the Ministers said.

published on : 15th December 2021

Film festivals offer a platform for dissent: Kerala Minister

Finance Minister K N Balagopal also said Kerala should be watchful to ensure that the art world is not affected even in times of the pandemic.

published on : 15th December 2021

Ministers' meeting undecided on power tariff hike in Telangana

The meeting explored the options at hand to bridge the revenue gap, without raising the tariffs, and finally put off the decision to a later date.

published on : 14th December 2021

Companies raised Rs 52,759 crore from IPOs till October this fiscal, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that a large number of manufacturing and service sector companies are coming up for listing.

published on : 6th December 2021
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