Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

No shortage of Central funds to AP, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has assured Andhra Pradesh that there will not be any lapses in cooperation or shortage of funds from the Centre.

published on : 6th March 2022

Dr Amit Mitra calls the Union budget a 'pie in the sky'

Dr. Mitra, speaking to the media recently, had said that the budget has nothing to offer for ‘Atamnirbharta’ or addressing poverty and unemployment.

published on : 6th February 2022

Union Budget 2022: FMCG makers say higher MSP allocation will drive consumption in rural markets

FM in her budget made a provision for Rs 2.37 lakh crore worth of Minimum Support Price direct payments to wheat and paddy farmers and other incentives for agro-forestry and natural farming initatives

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022 'growth-oriented', devoid of populism: Indian corporates

Corporates termed the budget business-like with an emphasis on improving the ease of doing business and reviving economic growth by catalysing demand and investments.

published on : 1st February 2022

Extension of emergency credit guarantee scheme to ensure availability of credit to MSMEs: Experts

The extension of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme could help the hospitality and related services, that are yet to regain their pre-pandemic level of business.

published on : 1st February 2022

Centre allocates Rs 9,259 crore to special purpose vehicle set up to handle Air India debt

A total of Rs 51,971 crore towards the settlement of outstanding guaranteed liabilities of Air India and its other sundry commitments was listed in the revised estimate of capital expenditure.

published on : 1st February 2022

Women and Child Development Ministry allocated Rs 25,172 crore, rise of just 3 per cent

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her budget speech, also announced that two lakh Anganwadis will be upgraded under the Saksham Anganwadis scheme.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022: Realtors unhappy over lack of tax sops for home buyers, industry

Allocation of Rs 48,000 crore for the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, however, was welcomed with applause.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022: Support measures extended for startups

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed a tax incentive for three consecutive years out of ten years from incorporation for eligible startups established before March 31, 2022.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022: Government raises farm credit target to Rs 18 lakh crore for FY23

About Rs 7.36 lakh crore agri-credit has been disbursed to farmers during the first six months of the 2021-22 fiscal year against the target of Rs 16.50 lakh crore.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022: New Co-operation Ministry allocated Rs 900 crore

The FM also proposed to reduce the surcharge on co-operative societies from the present 12 per cent to 7 per cent for those having a total income of more than Rs 1 crore and up to Rs 10 crore.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022 seeks to support economic growth momentum: bankers

Focus on clean energy, infrastructure, agriculture, MSME, education, digital economy, hospitality and transportation logistics will help the growth of the economy, opine bankers.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022: Revenue target from telecom lowered to Rs 52,806 crore in 2022-23

The receipt budget, however, expects to beat the budget estimates of Rs 53,986.72 crore for the current financial year and collect Rs 71,959.24 crore.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022-23: Rs 3,030 crore allocated to Environment Ministry

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her budget speech, underlined India's commitment to reduce its carbon footprint, saying the Budget proposes several near-term and long-term actions accordingly.

published on : 1st February 2022

With 9.2% growth in FY22, economy to recover 101.3% of pre-pandemic FY20 output: Budget

India's economic growth is supported by a strong rebound seen in several high-frequency indicators in the third quarter of 2021-22 and rapid progress in vaccination coverage, budget documents said.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022: Proposal to set up task force for animation, visual effects, gaming, comic sector

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech said that the task force will recommend ways to realise this and build domestic capacity for serving our markets and the global demand.

published on : 1st February 2022

Digital university, 200 TV channels for supplementary education in schools proposed

The Finance Minister in her budget speech spoke of bettering digital education tools like the expansion of the 'one class-one TV channel' programme of PM eVIDYA from 12 to 200 TV channels.

published on : 1st February 2022

Union Budget 2022-23: Nirmala Sitharaman spurs spending to sustain economic recovery

While she primed up spending on infrastructure to create jobs and boost economic activity, Sitharaman did not tinker with income tax slabs or tax rates.

published on : 1st February 2022

Budget 2022 to make imported headphones, solar cells costlier, cocoa beans, frozen mussels cheaper

Imported items whose costs will reduce according to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech include chemicals like methyl alcohol and acetic acid.

published on : 1st February 2022

Battery swapping policy in Union Budget 2022 big booster for EV mobility, startups, says industry

FM Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech announced that the government will bring a battery swapping policy and formulate interoperability standards for batteries to boost EV usage in the country.

published on : 1st February 2022
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