Tag: The Finance Ministry

Scholarship for 60 lakh Scheduled Caste school students stuck after end of Central funding

New Delhi: A key central scholarship scheme to help over 60 lakh Scheduled Caste students of classes 11 and 12 to complete their schooling has...

Will ask Centre to make employers’ contribution, tier-II account tax free for all: PFRDA

NEW DELHI: Pension fund regulator PFRDA will propose to the government to make employers’ contribution of 14 % under NPS tax free for all categories...

Finance Minister to unveil another stimulus soon, says Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will soon announce the next set of stimulus package to boost the coronavirus-hit economy, Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj...

Banks sanctions Rs 1.86 lakh crore to 50 lakh MSMEs under credit guarantee scheme

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Thursday said banks have sanctioned loans of about Rs 1.86 lakh crore to 50 lakh business units under the...

Centre unlikely to cede ground on GST compensation

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 31, 2020) NEW DELHI: The government is unlikely to give in to demands for changing the compensation formula...

G20 Action Plan expression of collective commitment to fight COVID-19: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the G20 Action Plan is an expression of collective commitment to fight COVID-19 pandemic and it...

Over 42 crore poor received financial assistance of Rs 65,454 crore under PMGKP

NEW DELHI: More than 42 crore poor people have received Rs 65,454 crore in financial assistance under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) to...