Finance Minister to hold pre-budget consultations with representatives from various sectors today

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair pre-budget consultations with stakeholders from various sectors in two sessions in the national capital in connection with the forthcoming general budget 2022-23 on Friday. The meeting will be held virtually. She will hold consultations with representatives of the services and trade sector and with experts from industry, infrastructure and […]

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces launch of two new metro technologies in Tier-2, Tier-1 cities

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that two new technologies — MetroLite and MetroNeo — will be deployed to provide metro rail systems at a much lesser cost in Tier 2 cities and peripheral areas of Tier 1 cities. While presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, Sitharaman said that the metro rail network of […]

One Ration Card, Minimum Wages: Finance Minister Relief for Migrants, Farmers

On Thursday Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman  unveiled the second tranche of fiscal stimulus, emphasizing ‘one nation, one ration card. The second tranche detailed relief measures for the migrant workers, farmers, street vendors, and marginal traders. Introducing national portability cards under the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ scheme, Sitharaman said workers […]