Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman Approves India's First Sovereign Green Bonds Framework

This approval will further strengthen India's commitment towards its nationally determined contribution (NDCs) targets, adopted under the Paris Agreement

Teena Jose

India Needs To Focus More On Coal To Power Growth, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister said that we need greater investments also to help in gasification of coal

Teena Jose

Innovation Plays Key Role In Making India Developed By 2047, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

While pointing out the significance of digitalization that has been laid into medical services, education and software as a service (SaaS) sector, Sitharaman said there is immense potential to take it up further

Teena Jose

India Has Fairly Large Forex Reserve To Tide Over Current Currency Market Situation, Says Ajay Seth

The economic affairs secretary said that the concerns over the reserves were overblown

Teena Jose

Revenue Department Officials To Be Trained To Use Modern Technology Tools, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister also added that, internationally, tax authorities are using IoT technology to automate the scanning of goods using e-seals, QR codes and X-ray scanners

Teena Jose

What's Stopping You From Investing? Nirmala Sitharaman To Indian Industries

The finance minister raised this concern when foreign companies had shown interest in coming to India and vowed to provide every possible support

Teena Jose

Inflation Management Cannot Be Singularly Left To RBI, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister said that the word 'taming inflation' or the word 'keeping it within the tolerance limit', is an exercise of so many different activities and a majority of which is outside the monetary policy in today's circumstances

Teena Jose

War-induced Energy Crisis a Jolt For India: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Indian finance minister was hinting at the proposed cap on import of Russian oil and gas as proposed by the G7, which India fears will lead to rise in prices

Saurabh Kumar

Regulation Or Ban Of Cryptocurrencies Require Global Collaboration, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister said that any legislation for regulation or for banning can be effective only after significant international collaboration on evaluation of the risks and benefits and evolution of common taxonomy and standards

Teena Jose

The Big Bang Budget For Startups

Presenting the Union Budget 2022, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, made a slew of announcements for the startups in the country

Govt Increases Allocation Towards Education By Around INR 8,000 Cr In FY22

The government has earmarked INR 93,224 crore for education-compared with revised figure of INR 85,089 for FY21-which includes INR 38,350.65 crore for higher education and INR 54,873 crore for school education

Debarghya Sil

Budget 2021: Cheer for Senior Citizens, PF Contributors to be Hit

The interest income on PF contributions above INR 2.5 lakh per annum will now be taxed at the normal rates

Shipra Singh