Finance Minister also said that the Congress manifesto of the 2019 general elections had promised the same reforms which have been initiated under the three new farm laws
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the government will be spending in a big way in public infrastructure but govt alone cannot meet demand of growing and aspirational India.
The last round of talks was held on January 25, when India and China agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in eastern Ladakh.
MoS Finance Anurag Thakur spoke to India Ahead on Wednesday (February 3) about the what was the broad theme of the Union Budget 2021 and also on the much-spoken about post by Rihanna on the ongoing farmers’ protest in India.
Currently, the interest paid of EPF contributions stands at 8.5 percent since FY 2019-20, down from the previous 8.65 percent in FY 2018-19.
She announced an outlay of Rs 2,23,846 crore for the health sector. This is an increase of 137 per cent from the budget allocation of last year (Rs 94,452 crores).
A total of 15,000 schools across India will include all components of the National Education Policy (NEP), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday (February 1) while announcing the Union Budget 2021.
The Sensex soared by 13,300 points, Nifty tops 14,000 as D-Street celebrated FM’s expansionary budget.
The Insurance Act, 1938.was amended in 2000, with the FDI limit set at 26 percent. Another amendment was made in 2015 which raised the FDI limit to 49 percent.
Her speech lasted for 109 minutes, which was surprising given that she had delivered a 160-minute speech while presenting the budget for the fiscal year 2020-21. She had broken her own record from the previous year as her budget speech lasted for 137 minutes in 2019.