Tag: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman
Rs 1,000 cr worth of infra projects launched by Nirmala Sitharaman

The Finance Minister said that projects like these renew confidence and boosts morale of the officials that the government continues to provide for their welfare and well-being.

  • Friday, 01 March 2024
FM Nirmala Sitharamana addressing Budget 2024
From economic railway corridors to development of tourist centres, here are key highlights of interim budget 2024

The Finance Minister further informed that the projects have been identified under the PM Gati Shakti for enabling multi-modal connectivity

  • Thursday, 01 February 2024
Budget Session 2024 LIVE updates: Capex outlay for next year increased by 11.1%, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday addressed a joint sitting of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, marking the onset of the Budget Session of Parliament. While

  • Thursday, 01 February 2024
National Pension Scheme: Finance Ministry approves additional borrowing of Rs 60,877 crore to 22 sta
National Pension Scheme: Finance Ministry approves additional borrowing of Rs 60,877 crore to 22 states

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday approved an additional borrowing of Rs 60,876.8 crore to 22 States in 2023-24 for contribution to the National Pension Scheme (NPS).

  • Tuesday, 19 December 2023
Jan-Dhan scheme biggest instrument of financial inclusion: FM Sitharaman
Jan-Dhan scheme biggest instrument of financial inclusion: FM Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), launched in 2014, has emerged as the biggest instrument of bringing financial inclusion in the country.

  • Friday, 20 October 2023
FM Minister speaks about President
Parties speaking highly of President now ran bitter campaign against her: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman stated that the present Central government gives high respect to the President and added that the opposition parties had not said anything to honour the President.

  • Thursday, 25 May 2023
India To Require 400k Charging Stations For 2 Mn EVs By 2026: Report
EVs to get cheaper, Centre proposes Customs duty exemption on batteries

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Union Budget 2023-24 speech said that the subsidies on EV batteries will be extended for one more year, hence making EVs cheaper in the country.

  • Wednesday, 01 February 2023
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