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Union Budget 2019: New Space India Ltd. incorporated to spearhead commercialization of various space products

New Delhi: Presenting the General Budget 2019-20 in the Parliament today, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs  Nirmala Sitharaman said that a Public Sector Enterprise viz. New Space India Limited (NSIL) has been incorporated as a new commercial arm of Department of Space to tap the benefits of the Research & Development carried out by ISRO.

Union Budget has quite a few positives to take away: Jaiswal

Kolkata, Feb 6 (IBNS): Laxman Jaiswal, Chairman & Managing Director, Ascon Indrastructure India Ltd, has said that there were quite a few positives as a take away from the Union Budget presented by the Centre on Feb 1.

Piyush Goyal presents Interim Budget 2019: Live Highlights

New Delhi: Amid expectations of big ticket benefits for India's distressed farmers and tax cuts ahead of elections and Opposition attacks on the Modi government over economic issues, Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday began presenting the Interim Union Budget 2019 in Parliament from 11 am.  

Union Minister Piyush Goyal will present interim budget today

New Delhi: Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will present the Interim Union Budget 2019 in the Parliament today at 11 am. The budget is the last of the Narendra Modi government ahead of elections in few months and there are expectations that the budget will contain an income support scheme for  farmers in distress and tax cuts for salaried people. 

Budget proposals should provide growth impetus to Indian economy: ITC

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Y C Deveshwar, Chairman of ITC Limited on Wednesday lauded the Union budget and said it should should provide a growth impetus to the Indian economy and a pickup in consumption demand.

Budget 2017 is progressive which aims at holistic development: SAIL

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Chairman P K Singh on Wednesday hailed the Centre's general budget and said it aims at "holistic development."

Budget: Govt proposes to establish National Testing Agency

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament today said that the Government proposes to establish a National Testing Agency as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct all entrance examinations for higher education institutions.

Rural, agriculture, allied sectors to get about Rs. 1,87000 crore in the Budget 2017-18 , 24 % higher than the previous year

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Jaitley said that the pace of construction of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, (PMGSY) roads has accelerated to reach 133 km roads per day in 2016-17, as against an average of 73 km during the period 2011-2014.

Current Financial Year 2016-17 is not a conventional year as major reformative decisions have been taken: FM

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the current Financial Year 2016-17 is not a conventional year as many major reformative decisions have been taken during the year.

Union Budget is commendable as it decouples vision, policy from financial planning: Angel investor

New Delhi, Mar 2 (IBNS): Ravi Kiran, angel investor and Co-Founder, VentureNursery has said the 2016 Budget, which was presented by Arun Jaitley on Monday is commendable as it decouples vision and policy from financial planning.

Union Budget: With digital literacy,financial literacy should have been clubbed, says AISECT

New Delhi, Mar 2 (IBNS): In response to the allocations for the Banking and Financial Inclusion sectors in Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2016-17, Abhishek Pandit, Director-Business Services, AISECT, has said that along with digital literacy, financial literacy should also have been clubbed.

Union Budget took positive step regarding skills and digital initiatives: AISECT

New Delhi, Mar 2 (IBNS): In response to provisions on Skills and Digital Initiatives in the Union Budget 2016-17 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Siddharth Chaturvedi, Director, AISECT, has termed the same as a step in positive direction.

Union Budget ignores non-voting population: CRY

Kolkata, Mar 1 (IBNS): The 2016-17 Union Budget has considerably increased outlays for the social sector; yet, children remain to be at the margins of policy discussions, interface, and allocations, CRY said.

Dissatisfaction over EPF tax may compel government to consider the decision

New Delhi, Mar 1 (IBNS) The central government is likely to consider a partial rollback of the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) tax on fund withdrawals proposed in the Union Budget 2016 by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday following wide-spread dissatisfaction expressed by the salaried employees, according to media reports.

Govt has made affordable housing national agenda: MB Infrabuild

New Delhi, Feb 29 (IBNS): Simarjit Bhogal, Snr Consultant, MB Infrabuild Pvt Ltd, on Monday said Arun Jaitley's Union Budget has made affordable housing a national agenda with a mandate of 22 million homes by 2022.