Nirmala Sitharaman

Coronavirus

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.

[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

[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

[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

[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

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The New Taxation Laws Bring Respite for the Manufacturing Sector

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Union Budget 19-20: Unleashing The Indian Entrepreneurial Spirit

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