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All You Need To Know About Wholesale And Retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

All You Need To Know About Wholesale And Retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Among different speculations, experts believe it would be interesting for India to have its own central bank digital currency (CBDC), because of the many advantages of wholesale CBDC

25 April 2022
Parliament Passes Budget: FM Sitharaman Says Will Ensure Predictable Recovery

Parliament Passes Budget: FM Sitharaman Says Will Ensure Predictable Recovery

Sitharaman also defended the handling of inflation but acknowledged the ongoing war in Russia and Ukraine has posed fresh challenges

29 March 2022

Budget Assumptions Prudent, Will Help Macro-Fundamentals To Hold-Up Amid Russia-Ukraine Tensions: CEA

Nageswaran, who joined as the CEA days ahead of the budget presentation, said the assumptions on growth and revenue mop-up are prudent because they internalise...

PM Modi Bats For Timely Implementation Of Schemes, Vibrant Border Villages

PM Modi Bats For Timely Implementation Of Schemes, Vibrant Border Villages

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to visit border villages to impart a degree of vibrancy to sparsely populated regions along the country's frontiers.

23 February 2022

Government Aims For Sustained Recovery; Infrastructure Spends To Help Economy, Says Finance Minister

Stating that technology has helped the government make payments to the affected people during the pandemic, Sitharaman said it is also looking at how digital...

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13 February 2022
Budget Provisions To Boost Financial Inclusion Goals, Bring Best Practices In Postal Department, Says Government

Budget Provisions To Boost Financial Inclusion Goals, Bring Best Practices In Postal Department, Says Government

Overall, the gross budgetary support for the Department of Posts has been pegged at Rs 36,395.89 crore for 2022-23, against Rs 35,173.27 crore in fiscal...


11 February 2022
'What Is This Poverty?': Sitharaman On Rahul Gandhi's 2013 'State Of Mind' Remark

'What Is This Poverty?': Sitharaman On Rahul Gandhi's 2013 'State Of Mind' Remark

Without naming Gandhi, she referred to the Congress leader's remarks on poverty to counter the criticism from Opposition leaders, including former finance...


09 February 2022
Nirmala Sitharaman To Address RBI Board On February 14

Nirmala Sitharaman To Address RBI Board On February 14

It has been a custom that the finance minister addresses the RBI board, consisting of the RBI Governor and existing four deputy governors, after the budget.


08 February 2022
Sustainability High On The Agenda Of Budget 2022

Sustainability High On The Agenda Of Budget 2022

The “green economy’ has been referred to as a “sunrise economy” with a potential for job creation as has been the circular economy transition and the...


06 February 2022
Budget 2022-23 Carves Out Vital Global Role For India: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Budget 2022-23 Carves Out Vital Global Role For India: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Singh said he has had the opportunity of being present at all the 10 budgets presented by the Modi government, including the Vote on Account presented by Arun...


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03 February 2022
Budget Went Gracious On Capex But Failed To Address Consumption: CRISIL

Budget Went Gracious On Capex But Failed To Address Consumption: CRISIL

The report states that despite raising the capital expenditure, the budget fails to address the major issue of consumption—both private consumption and...


02 February 2022
Higher Public Investment To Stimulate Demand, Generate jobs, Says Economic Affairs Secretary

Higher Public Investment To Stimulate Demand, Generate jobs, Says Economic Affairs Secretary

Finance Minister Nirmala Sithaharaman in her Budget 2022-23 hiked public investment by as much as 35.4 per cent to Rs 7.5 lakh crore or 2.9 per cent of the...


02 February 2022
Budget 2022: Serving The DFM Troika

Budget 2022: Serving The DFM Troika

Digitalisation, financial inclusion and MSME support are the prongs of the budget for the financial sector


02 February 2022
Digital Rupee Can Be Exchanged For Cash, Says PM Modi

Digital Rupee Can Be Exchanged For Cash, Says PM Modi

He said the central bank digital currency or the digital rupee will make online payments more secure and risk-free and boost the digital economy in the years...


02 February 2022
Budget 2022: Understanding How Every Rupee Will Be Utilised This Financial Year

Budget 2022: Understanding How Every Rupee Will Be Utilised This Financial Year

For any taxpayer, it becomes extremely important to know how taxes they pay are being managed and how each rupee is being spent.


02 February 2022
Will Budget 2022 Bridge The Digital Gap In Education?

Will Budget 2022 Bridge The Digital Gap In Education?

The announcements do not offer anything new or try to address the existing issues such as the huge shortage of human resources and infrastructure in education,...


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01 February 2022
Deputy CM Sisodia Calls Union Budget 'Extremely Negative' For Delhi, Says It Betrays Farmers

Deputy CM Sisodia Calls Union Budget 'Extremely Negative' For Delhi, Says It Betrays Farmers

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's comments came after the central government reduced allocation for minimum support price (MSP) and also cut down the number of...


01 February 2022
Budget 2022 | Opposition Targets Govt; Calls Budget ‘Pegasus Spin Budget’, ‘Zero Sum Budget’

Budget 2022 | Opposition Targets Govt; Calls Budget ‘Pegasus Spin Budget’, ‘Zero Sum Budget’

Budget 2022: The opposition parties reacted sharply against the government's economic blueprint while BJP leaders, including Union ministers, welcomed the...


01 February 2022
Reducing MGNREGA Allocation To Hit Rural Employment: Ex- Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra

Reducing MGNREGA Allocation To Hit Rural Employment: Ex- Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra

According to the Union Budget 2022 allocations, the MGNREGA outlay gets slashed to Rs 73000 crore from Rs 98000 crore at a time when unemployment is high


01 February 2022
Government Allocates Rs 19,500 Crore For Solar PLI Schemes In Budget 2022-23

Government Allocates Rs 19,500 Crore For Solar PLI Schemes In Budget 2022-23

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also announced four pilot projects for coal gasification along with other green schemes.


02 February 2022
Government Capex Jumps 35.4% In Budget 2022, But Is It Enough To Spur Growth?

Government Capex Jumps 35.4% In Budget 2022, But Is It Enough To Spur Growth?

Private capital expenditure, and even consumption, has been muted over the years, a trend that goes back to pre-Covid days. Government expenditure may not be...


01 February 2022
Budget 2022: Arvind Kejriwal Terms Budget ‘Disappointing’; Says ‘Nothing To Reduce Price Rise’

Budget 2022: Arvind Kejriwal Terms Budget ‘Disappointing’; Says ‘Nothing To Reduce Price Rise’

Budget 2022: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said: ‘People had high expectations from the Budget during the corona period. The Budget has disappointed the people....


01 February 2022
PM Modi Calls Budget 2022 'People Friendly, Progressive' & Full Of Possibilities For Investments, Infrastructure & Jobs

PM Modi Calls Budget 2022 'People Friendly, Progressive' & Full Of Possibilities For Investments, Infrastructure & Jobs

PM Narendra Modi said that the budget was welcomed by all sections of society and this reaction of common man has increased manifold the govt's eagerness to...


01 February 2022
Government Proposes To Reduce MAT For Co-Op Societies To 15%, Surcharge To 7%

Government Proposes To Reduce MAT For Co-Op Societies To 15%, Surcharge To 7%

The government proposes to reduce the minimum alternative tax (MAT) for cooperative societies from current 18.5 per cent to 15 per cent at par with private...


31 January 2022
At least 17 States Pre-publish Draft Rules On 4 Labour Codes: Survey

At least 17 States Pre-publish Draft Rules On 4 Labour Codes: Survey

In 2019 and 2020, 29 central labour laws were amalgamated, rationalised and simplified into four labour codes, viz., the Code on Wages, 2019; the Industrial...


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