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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.

Union Budget: Fiscal deficit pegged at 3.4% of GDP for 2019-20

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The Interim Budget 2019-20 has pegged the fiscal deficit for the year 2019-20 at 3.4% of GDP.

Income upto Rs 5 lakh to get full tax rebate: FM Goyal announces in Budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Individual taxpayers having taxable annual income up to  Rs.5 lakhs will get full tax rebate and therefore will not be required to pay any income tax, Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced while presenting the budget on Friday. 

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).

Union Ministry to present interim budget on Friday, industry expectations ride high

Interim finance minister Piyush Goyal will present the last budget for the Narendra Modi led government on Friday.

Corporate sector reacts to Arun Jaitley's pro-poor Budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The corporate sector has reacted to the last full budget which was present by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

A record one Lakh Crore Rupees expected to be generated through disinvestment during the period 2017-18

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS) : Union  Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitely, while presenting the General Budget 2018-19 in Parliament on Thursday, said that the Government has initiated the process of strategic disinvestment in 24 CPSEs including strategic privatization of Air India.    

Arun Jaitley presents election-bound budget with a revolutionary healthcare scheme for poor

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS) Ahead of the election year in 2019, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented a wide-ranging Union Budget that envisages a landmark healthcare scheme for the poor proposing to bring 500 million people under it with an annual hospitalisation limit of up to Rs 5 lakh while keeping the personal income tax limits unchanged.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to present Union Budget today

New Delhi, Feb  1 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget at 11 am on Thursday.

Arun Jaitley to present Union Budget tomorrow, Indian companies hopeful

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget on Thursday even as many Indian companies are hopeful of measures by the finance minister that would boost industry.

Budget expectations: Bengal Chamber wants corporate tax structure reduced to 28 per cent

Kolkata, Jan 31 (IBNS): The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a Kolkata-based chamber of commerce, has put forth its expectations from the Union Budget 2018.

Union Budget 2018-19: ASSOCHAM seeks 10% customs duty on pulp imports

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IBNS): Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the Centre to impose 10 per cent customs duty on import of hardwood chemical pulp and bleached chemi-thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) to encourage domestic pulp production, provide fillip to job creation and promote overall economic development of India’s vast rural hinterland housing pulpwood plantations.