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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.

Union Budget: FM Nirmala Sitharaman rejoices 75-yr-old elderlies with no tax

New Delhi/UNI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced exemption of senior citizens 75 years or above in filing income tax, who are dependent on pensions or interests on savings.

Union Budget: Additional 11,000 kms of national highway corridors to be completed by March 2022

New Delhi: The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs  Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced several measures to augment road infrastructure in the Union Budget 2021-22 presented in the Parliament.

Union Budget: Government to introduce single securities markets code

New Delhi: While presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament today the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the Government will consolidate the provisions of SEBI Act, 1992, Depositories Act, 1996, Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 and Government Securities Act, 2007 into a rationaliszed single Securities Markets Code.

Union Budget: FDI limit in insurance sector increased from 49 pct to 74 pct

New Delhi: While presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament today the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the Government will amend the Insurance Act, 1938 to increase the permissible FDI limit from 49% to 74% and allow foreign ownership and control with safeguards.

Union Budget: More than Rs. 2 lakh crore allotted for states, autonomous bodies for capital expenditure

New Delhi: While presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament on Monday the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman announced a sharp increase in capital expenditure with BE of Rs 5.54 lakh crore which is 34.5% more than the BE of last financial year (Rs. 4.12 lakh crore).

Union Budget: Rs. 3,768 crore allocated for first digital census in the country

New Delhi: Presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament on Monday, the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs,  Nirmala Sitharaman outlined the plans for reforms in one of the six pillars of the budget i.e. of Minimum Government, Maximum Governance.

Union Budget: Rs. 2,23,846 crore allocated to health sector

New Delhi: The Union Budget 2021-22 presented in Parliament  on Monday by the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs  Nirmala Sitharaman clearly reflected the deep imprint the global pandemic of COVID-19 has left on the country’s public health landscape.

Union Budget: Govt proposes Public Private Patnership mode for operational services at major ports

New Delhi: Seven projects worth more than Rs 2,000 crore will be offered by the major ports on Public private partnership mode in FY21-22.

#Budget2021: Nirmala Sitharaman vaccinates India's economy with healthcare and infra shots; no IT filing for 75+ pensioners

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the pandemic and riding on the call for a self-reliant (Atmanirbhar) India, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented a budget with substantial focus on healthcare and vaccine, while exempting pensioners  above 75 years from filing Income Tax, keeping the personal IT unchanged and announcing infrastructural funds for poll-bound states Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala and Assam.

Nirmala Sitharaman to present Union Budget today

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on Monday.

Union Budget: Govt must take measures to lower ATF prices to help aviation sector reeling under Covid-19, say experts

Mumbai/IBNS: The aviation sector has suffered unprecedented losses due to Covid-19 pandemic and still continues to cast its shadow on the sector.

Finance Minister launches “Union Budget Mobile App” to provide easy and quick access to Union Budget information to all stakeholders

New Delhi: The Halwa ceremony, marking the final stage of the Budget making process for Union Budget 2021-22, was held in North Block here today afternoon in the presence of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.