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Piyush Goyal to participate in 9th BRICS Trade Ministers Meet in Brasilia

New Delhi/IBNS: Commerce and Industry and Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal, will be on tour to Brazil and United States from Nov 9 – 14, officials said.

Thrust is on urban as well as rural sectors: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, July 5 (UNI): Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Friday commended finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the Budget presented in Parliament and maintained that the thrust in the budget is well balanced for the urban as well as the rural sectors.

TPCI greets new Minister Piyush Gyoal

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) congratulated Piyush Goyal on being allocated the Commerce and Industry Ministry on Friday.

Rs. 1330 Crore provided in the Interim budget 2019-20 for the mission for protection and empowerment for women

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): An amount of Rs.1330 Crore has been provided in the Interim Budget for 2019-20 for the Mission for Protection and Empowerment for Women.

Union Budget: Indian government allocates Rs.64,587 Crore for Railways in 2019-20

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): In the Interim Budget 2019-20, the Railways has been allocated Rs.64,587 crore. 

One Lakh villages to go digital over next five years: Govt

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): India having emerged as the world leader in the consumption of mobile data, the Government on Friday said it is now aiming to widen its impact by reaching out to the interior and rural areas.

Anti-black money measures brought undisclosed income of about Rs 1.3 Lakh Crore to tax: FM Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The anti-black money measures taken by the Government during the last four and half years in the form of Black Money Law, the Fugitive Criminal Offenders Act, and Demonetisation, have brought undisclosed income of about Rs 1,30,000 crore to tax, said Finance Minister Piyush Goyal.

Rationalization of customs duty and procedures to give boost to “Make in India” initiative: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The Indian government on Friday said it has undertaken rationalization of customs duties and procedures to promote the “Make in India” initiative.

GST, the biggest taxation reform, led to increase in tax base, higher collections and ease of trade: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The Goods and Services Tax (GST) reforms has resulted in increased tax base, higher collections and ease of trade, Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. 

India now 6th largest economy in the world with high growth: FM Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Under the leadership of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the country has witnessed its best phase of macro-economic stability, becoming the sixth largest economy in the world from being the 11th in the World in 2013-14, said Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday.

Union Budget: Highest ever growth of 42% recorded in minimum wages of labours during last 5 years

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): During the last 5 years, the minimum wages of labours of all classes have been increased by 42% which is the highest increase so far, revealed Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal while presenting the budget on Friday.

Union Budget: Government proposes to launch pension scheme for unorganised sector workers

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The Government on Friday proposed to launch a mega pension yojana namely 'Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan'for the unorganised sector workers with monthly income upto Rs. 15,000.

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi announced to provide assured income support to small and marginal farmers

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): To provide assured income support to the small and marginal farmers, the Government said it is launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN).

Budget 2019: Income tax exemption limit raised to Rs. 5 lakh

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS) : Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal proposed rise in the income tax exemption limit to Rs. 5 lakh as he presented the National Democratic Alliance Government's sixth and final budget on Friday.

FM Goyal promises Rs 6,000 a year for small farmers in Interim Budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Amid expectations of big ticket benefits for distressed farmers ahead of general elections, Finance minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that the Centre would give Rs 6,000 a year to vulnerable farmers.