Nirmala Sitharaman

Tax Relief for Home Buyers, Credit for MSMEs and Employment Boost Part of FM's Third Stimulus Package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced yet another fiscal stimulus on the same day when the Reserve Bank of India said that India has most likely entered its first ever recession

Shipra Singh

· 3 min read

The Govt Wants You to Spend; Announces Festival Advance to Boost Consumer Spending

To encourage consumer spending, Sitharaman announced two schemes- a leave travel concession (LTC) cash voucher and special festive advance-mainly aimed at benefitting central government employees

Shipra Singh

· 2 min read

25,000 Returnee Migrant Workers to Get Jobs Under Garib Kalyan Rojgaar Abhiyaan: FM Sitharaman

The INR 50,000 crore public work scheme for migrants will be launched by PM Narendra Modi on 20 June via video conference from Telihar village in Khagaria District of Bihar

Shipra Singh

· 2 min read

FDI Limit for Defence Equipment Hiked from 49% to 74%; FM Stresses on 'Make in India' for Defence

In the fourth tranche of measures, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced policy reforms that will help build Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India)

Shipra Singh

· 3 min read

Migrant Workers Get Free Food Grains, Portable Ration Cards and Subsidised Rental Housing Under INR 20 Lakh Cr Special Package

The second installment of special economic package of INR 20 lakh crore meant to fight the economic fallout of Covid-19 and help Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan was announced on Thursday by FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Shipra Singh

· 2 min read

INR 20 Lakh Crore Package: Emergency Credit For MSMEs, PF Rate Reduced and Liquidity Boost to NBFCs

FM Sitharaman on Wednesday announced first tranche of measures under special economic package of INR 20 lakh crore meant to fight the economic fallout of Covid-19

Shipra Singh

· 7 min read

Coronavirus: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Unveils Package For the Poor

Named Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the stimulus package includes measures related to food security and direct cash transfer. It is expected to benefit urban and rural poor and migrant workers over the next three months.

Shipra Singh & Debroop Roy

· 6 min read

[Budget 2020] Misses For the Healthcare Sector

At INR 69, 000 crore for FY21, the outlay for the health sector in Union Budget 2020 is a marginal improvement over INR 62,659 crore provided in the previous Budget

Rohit MA

· 5 min read

[Budget 2020] Government Focuses On Data and Technology To Build New Economy

Data centre parks , national mission on quantum technologies and applications and digitization via BharatNet on the offing

Shreya Ganguly

· 4 min read

[Budget 2020] A Precious Little Something for Everyone

Rejigging of tax slabs appears a welcome move at first however, it is important to look closely into the implications of forgoing your deductions u/s 80C, 80D, 8024(b) etc

Raj Khosla

· 2 min read

[Budget 2020] Seed Funds, ESOP Tax Deferral By 5 Years Announced For Start-ups

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said start-ups "have emerged as engines of growth for our economy" and announced some key policies benefiting the community

Tahira Noor Khan

· 4 min read

What Can Businessmen Expect From Budget 2020

Sector Focused Policies Over the last one year, several sectors have witnessed a downward spiral and here's what the economy needs

Abhishek Kumar Gupta

· 4 min read