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Technology takes centre-stage in health budget

New Delhi: Technology has taken a centre-stage for the Health Sector in the General Budget presented in the Parliament by Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance.

Budget 2022: Inclusion of 1.5 lakh post offices under core banking sector big thrust to digital economy, say experts

New Delhi/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has taken major steps in financial inclusion and further digitisation of the rural economy with the announcement of integrating 1.5 lakh post offices under the core banking system and creation of 75 digital banking units.

Union Budget: Manufacturing scheme proposed to build strong ecosystem for 5G

The Union Budget 2022-23 seeks to  lay the foundation and give a blueprint to steer the economy over the Amrit Kaal of the next 25 years – from India at 75 to India at 100.

Union Budget: Rs. 60,000 crore allocated for Har Ghar, Nal Se Jal Scheme

New Delhi:  An allocation of Rs. 60,000 crore has been made in the Union Budget to cover 3.8 crore households in 2022-23 under Har Ghar, Nal Se Jal Scheme.

Budget proposes to form high-level committee to refine urban development

New Delhi: While presenting Union Budget 2022-23 in Parliament on Tuesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to form a high-level committee of reputed urban planners, urban economists and institutions to make recommendations on urban sector policies, capacity building, planning, implementation and governance to steer a paradigm change.

Budget 2022-23: FM Sitharaman ups capital outlay by 35.4% to Rs 7.5 lakh cr for FY2023

Mumbai/UNI: With a clear focus on improving the transportation infrastructure, multi-modal logistic parks, urban planning, as well as energy transition, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2023, on Tuesday proposed a 35 percent increase in capital expenditure to Rs 7.5 lakh crore in fiscal year 2023.

Budget2022: Nirmala spotlights on infra spending; IT slabs unchanged, 30 pc crypto tax imposed

New Delhi/IBNS: With an emphasis on infrastructure spending and keeping the Income Tax slabs unchanged, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her fourth budget in Parliament where she announced a big leap in capital expenditure while imposing a tax of 30 percent on gift of cryptocurrencies at receiver's end amid declaration of digital rupee issuance by the RBI shortly.

Nirmala Sitharaman meets President Kovind ahead of presenting Union Budget

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday ahead of presenting the annual budget.

Nirmala Sitharaman to present Union Budget today

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the annual budget on Tuesday.

Startups seek 'booster dose' in form of tax incentives from Union Budget

Mumbai/UNI: Amid the uncertainties of the Covid-19 pandemic, Indian startups are pinning hopes on the Union Budget, to be tabled on Feb 1, for a booster dose in the form of tax incentives, reduction in GST and relaxing regulatory restrictions, among others.

Higher PLI allocations, change in tax concessions expected in budget 2022-23; Fiscal deficit likely at 6-6.25 pc: BOB Economics Research

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Budget 2022-23 is expected to come with measures to boost consumption, changes in tax concessions and higher allocation to PLI schemes amid twin challenges of fiscal consolidation and boosting growth, according to FY23 Budget Preview by BOB Economic Research. Further, it pegged the fiscal deficit at 6-6.25 percent in view of these factors along with upcoming state elections and gross borrowing expected to be maintained at Rs 12-13tn, despite higher repayments.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to hold pre-budget meeting with state counterparts on Dec 30

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a meeting with the finance minsters of states as part of the customary pre-budget consultations with various stake holders, media reports said.

Private sector has a key role in India’s growth recovery, Government will be a good facilitator: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman said that while the Union Budget 2021-22 provides for enhanced capital expenditure by the Government, it also envisages private sector participation in a big way.

India Inc praises Union Budget 2021 as growth-oriented

New Delhi: Indian business fraternity on Monday praised FM Nirmala Sitharaman's budget that was presented at a time when the country is still fighting COVID-19 outbreak.

Union Budget: Rs.1000 Crore to be provided for Welfare Scheme for tea workers of Assam, West Bengal especially women and children

New Delhi: The Government has taken several measures to protect the weaker and vulnerable sections of the society especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.