Tag: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

FM Sitharaman
Inflation 'manageable' at 7.4%, love to see it down to 4%, says Sitharaman

Sitharaman first spoke of the inflation being at a "manageable level" earlier this month.

  • Sunday, 16 October 2022
Nirmala Sitharaman
Inflation has eased to manageable level; job creation, growth remain priorities: FM

The Consumer Price Index-based retail inflation was at 7.01 per cent in June and 5.59 per cent in July 2021.

  • Wednesday, 07 September 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Discussions On With RBI Over Digital Currency: FM

Replying to questions after addressing the RBI's Central Board of Directors here on Monday, Sitharaman said the central bank and the government are on board regarding digital currencies.

  • Monday, 14 February 2022
Budget 2022-23
Union Budget 2022: No Midas Touch On Personal Taxes, Know New Tax Proposals On Digital Assets

A new updated return filing system is proposed wherein a voluntary updated return can be filed within 2 years from the end of the relevant Assessment Year (AY)

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Pure-Bred 'Horse Trading' Made Free
Union Budget 2022: 'Horse Trading' Made Free, Kaju to Khajur & Nighties To Trousers Cheaper

The FM has taxed high where that hurts Indian local industries, and has gone liberal where the imports as inputs are critical for Indian industries to run the show

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Central Tax Devolution To Odisha In 2022-23
36.97K Cr For Odisha In Budget 2022-23 As Pandemic Stress On Centre's Earnings Eases

Pandemic blow is writ large. As against the 15th FC award of Rs 114,777 cr to Odisha for FY 21-23, State will be receiving Rs 70,674 cr

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
PM e-Vidya Programme To Be Expanded To 200 TV Channels: FM Sitharaman

Under the PM e-Vidya programme, there will be 200 DTH channels dedicated to Classes 1 to 12, which will enable all the states to provide supplementary education in regional languages, the Finance Minister said.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Budget 2022
Union Budget: Sops For Capex, Infra, MSME, Electric Vehicles

What is noteworthy is the investment in cargo terminals, logistic parks, railways modernisation and importantly, the integration between the transport systems, it said.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
New Age Business
Budget Gives Renewed Thrust To New-Age Businesses For $5 Tn Economy

There will also be a 1 per cent tax deducted at source (TDS) on the payments made for the transfer of digital assets.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Dons Odisha’s Bomkai Saree During Budget Presentation

Sitharam kept her look simple and elegant with the Bomkai Patta saree which was weaved in two colours- brown and red. She paired her saree with a white shawl and white face mask.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
PM Awas Yojana
80 Lakh Houses To Be Completed In FY23 Under PM Awas Yojana; Rs 48K Cr Allocation In Budget

For better land records management, Sitharaman said the states will be encouraged to adopt Unique Land Parcel Identification Number to facilitate IT-based management of records.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Defence Budget
Budget 2022: 68% Capital Expenditure Boost For Domestic Procurement In Defence

The minister said that defence research and development will be opened up for the industry, startups and academia with 25 per cent of the defence research and development budget earmarked.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
National Tele-Mental Health Programme
National Tele-Mental Health Programme To Be Launched

The programme will consist of 23 tele-mental health centres as a part of the network with NIHMANS being the central agency.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Budget 2022
Economics Of Budget 2022: Blueprint For India At 75 To India At 100

Coming to the Budget Estimates, the total expenditure in 2022-23 is estimated at Rs 39.45 lakh crore, while the total receipts other than borrowings are estimated at Rs 22.84 lakh crore.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Govt Enhances PLI For Domestic Solar Cells, Modules Manufacturing To Rs 24,000 Cr
Govt Enhances PLI For Domestic Solar Cells, Modules Manufacturing To Rs 24,000 Cr

In her Budget speech on Tuesday, Sitharaman stated that the risks of climate change are the strongest negative externalities that affect India and other countries.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022