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In Jammu And Kashmir, Sitharaman Hands Over Credit Sanction Letters Of Rs 306 Crore To 145 Beneficiaries

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

On the occasion, Sitharaman said that she will ensure that more bank activities take place in Jammu and Kashmir and more Public Sector Banks set up branches in all districts so that every person has access to banking facilities.

Sitharaman Interacts With CMs, FMs To Step Up Investment, Growth

Nov 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday virtually interacted with the Chief Ministers and Finance Ministers of all the states along with Lieutenant Governors of the UTs.


Credit Outreach Programme: Loans Worth Rs 63,574 Crore Sanctioned To 13.84 Lakh Borrowers

The credit outreach programme was an initiative of the ministry of finance under which banks were asked to reach out to every district of the country to endow loans to eligible borrowers as per prudential norms.

K.V. Kamath Appointed As Chairperson Of NaBFID

Oct 27, 2021 Outlook Business Team

In March this year, the Parliament had cleared the bill for setting up the Rs 20,000 crore National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development.


Department Of Economic Affairs Invites Applications For Next Chief Economic Adviser

The circular states that the last date of receiving the applications if twenty days following the date of publication, that is, November 15, 2021.

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16 October, 2021

India’s Recent Economic Reforms Hailed In US: Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Desk

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman currently on her US visit said Joe Biden administration and US corporates have hailed India’s recent economic reforms.


15 October, 2021

India’s ‘Maitri’ Played Major Role In Global Covid-19 Fight: Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.


13 October, 2021

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Her US Counterpart Yellen For EFP

Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP).


11 October, 2021

India Gets Third List Of Its Nationals Having Swiss Bank Account

Saptaparno Ghosh

This was the third such exchange between the Swiss body and India under the framework of the global standard on the automatic exchange of information (AEOI).


07 October, 2021

Finance Ministry Releases Rs 40,000 Crore To Meet GST Compensation Shortfall

Outlook Business Team

It added that the total amount disbursed as back to back in lieu of GST compensation reached Rs 1.15 lakh crore for the current financial year.


27 September, 2021

Government Will Borrow Rs 5.03 Lakh Crore in H2

Outlook Business Team

A total market borrowing of Rs 12.05 lakh crore was projected for the fiscal year 2021-22 in the Union Budget. The effective borrowing in H1 was Rs 7.02 lakh crore


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16 September, 2021

FM Nirmala Sitharaman To Head GST Meet Today

Kamalika Ghosh

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will preside over the 45th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in Lucknow today.


23 August, 2021

Centre Announces Rs 6 Lakh Cr National Monetisation Pipeline, To Monetise Assets Across Sectors

Outlook Web Bureau

Announcing the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the asset monetisation does not involve selling of land and it is about monetising brownfield assets.


23 August, 2021

Infosys Submits Roadmap To Fix IT Portal Glitches In CEO’s Meeting With Finance Minister

Outlook Web Desk

The finance ministry summoned Infosys CEO Salil Parekh over continued snags in India's new electronic tax filing portal


22 August, 2021

Finance Ministry 'Summons' Infosys MD & CEO Salil Parekh For Not Resolving I-T Portal Glitches

Outlook Web Bureau

Between January 2019 to June 2021, the government has paid Rs 164.5 crore to Infosys for developing the portal.


13 July, 2021

FM Hopes For Stronger Bilateral Ties With Bhutan Upon Launching BHIM-UPI

Outlook Web Desk

The launch is expected to benefit more than 2,00,000 tourists from India who travel to Bhutan each year.


09 July, 2021

Kerala CM Requests Centre To Waive Off Customs Duty For A Life Saving Drug Needed To Save A Child

Outlook Web Desk

Pinarayi Vijayan, in his letter to the PM, mentioned that the medicine costs a whopping Rs 18 crore and is proposed to be imported from the US.


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Police personnel guard outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin wave towards media as the latter arrives at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi.

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