Tue, Nov 28, 2023
The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP28, will be the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will be held from November 30 until December 12, 2023, in Dubai.
Fri, Oct 20, 2023
In a scathing critique of global multilateral institutions, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that they've become less effective than a participation trophy. She called for a rethink of their role in the world, saying that they are no longer able to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The comments come as the world grapples with a number of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and the climate crisis.
Thu, Oct 19, 2023
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement at the Global Maritime India Summit, 'Government's focus on blue economy in the last 9 years', 'Middle-East economy improved through maritime'
Tue, May 19, 2020
The government of India had launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme in 2018 with an aim to help farmers. The scheme has been running with 100 per cent funding from the Government of India, though the entire responsibility of identification of beneficiary farmer families rests with the State and UT Governments.
Mon, May 18, 2020
Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said that the vision for an 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' laid down by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been duly supported by the announcements and several reforms announced by the finance minister
Sun, May 17, 2020
First tranche of stimulus amounted to Rs 5.94 lakh cr; second Rs 3.10 lakh cr; third Rs 1.50 lakh cr and Rs 48,100 cr in fourth and fifth tranches.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said companies can list their securities directly in foreign jurisdictions and described it as "one big step for Indian companies".
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday listed all the measures and allocations made under the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package for the `self-reliant India` programme, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
On March 28, the EPFO had allowed formal sector workers to withdraw a non-refundable advance from their retirement savings to deal with the hardships due to the lockdown.
In a major decision, the Centre on Sunday agreed to raise the borrowing limit of states from 3 per cent of gross state domestic product (GSDP) to 5 per cent in 2020-21, to make available an extra of Rs 4.28 lakh crore.
In a bid to give relief to companies defaulting on loans due to the COVID-19 stress, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said no fresh insolvency will be initiated for one year under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said a new coherent public sector enterprises policy will be formulated that will define strategic sectors which will have not more than four PSUs.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur on Sunday addressed a press conference on the 5th and last tranche of announcements under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to address a press conference on the 5th and last tranche of announcements under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
Sat, May 16, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that the Government of India (GoI) is going to introduce commercial mining in the coal sector and thereby end government monopoly in this sector.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman today announced the government's decision to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit under the automatic route from existing 49 per cent to 74 per cent in the defence production.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today, while announcing the fourth tranche of the stimulus package first revealed by PM Narendra Modi, said that there will be more world-class airports coming to India.
FM Sitharaman today, presented the 4th tranche of the Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package announced by PM Narendra Modi to kick-start the economy that has been badly hit by the coronavirus lockdown.
Fri, May 15, 2020
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Announcing third tranche of Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman n Friday unveiled a Rs 10,000 crore package for the Micro Food Enterprises (MFEs), along with several other measures for the Indian economy.
The government will amend the six-and-a-half-decade old Essential Commodities Act to deregulate food items, including cereals, edible oil, oilseeds, pulses, onion and potato, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today made a big announcement by extending Operation Greens to all fruits and vegetables from just tomato, onion and potatoes earlier.
The Government will launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana for integrated, sustainable, inclusive development of marine and inland fisheries to plug critical gaps in fisheries value chain, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a press briefing today
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