Economy Policy

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 01:45:00 +0530
Advance tax collection up 52% in September quarter, shows CBDT data
Current mop-up 14.6% higher than the 2019-20 level of Rs 2.21 trillion

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 01:30:00 +0530
Finance ministry notifies procedure for goods exported under RoDTEP
The rates for 8,555 products - such as marine, agriculture, leather, gems and jewellery - were announced under the RoDTEP scheme in August this year.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:23:00 +0530
Govt releases interactive digital airspace map for drone operations
The government on Friday released an interactive digital airspace map for drone operations that demarcates areas into zones, including yellow and red, across the country for flying drones

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:20:00 +0530
PM to launch Swacchh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0 on October 1, says official
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Swacchh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0 on October 1, a senior official in the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said on Friday

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 20:13:00 +0530
Rural demand expected to get Rs 10,700-cr boost from bumper crops: Report
Rural demand is expected to get around Rs 11,000-crore boost from the record kharif harvest along with the marginal hike in minimum support price, according to a report by Care Ratings

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 20:02:00 +0530
NHPC board okays proposal to form subsidiary for renewable energy biz
State-owned hydro power giant NHPC on Friday said its board has approved the proposal to form a subsidiary for the development of renewable energy, small hydro and green hydrogen projects.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:58:00 +0530
Karnataka to hold global investors meet in November 2022: State Minister
: Karnataka will host a global investors meet (GIM) in November 2022 to attracting more investments and job creation, State Minister of Large & Medium Industries Murugesh Nirani said on Friday. The State government plans to set up a bulk drug-manufa...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:53:00 +0530
Made additional efforts to clear Punjab's GST dues: Nirmala Sitharaman
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said she made additional efforts to clear Punjab's pending GST dues of more than Rs 1,400 crore, which should be recognised

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:23:00 +0530
CAG Murmu becomes external auditor of International Atomic Energy Agency
India's Comptroller and Auditor General G C Murmu was on Friday selected as the external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:15:00 +0530
Centre notifies scheme for promotion of 'Medical Device Parks'
Centre has taken a key initiative to support the medical devices industry to reach its potential in the coming years under the "Promotion of Medical Device Parks" scheme

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:05:00 +0530
Indian-origin Pixstory ties up with French club PSG for social media ethics
The startup, backed by NBA eight time all-star and Los Angeles Lakers player Dwight Howard, is also in talks with two major European clubs too for a tie-up to promote their venture

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 18:04:00 +0530
Don't see RBI withdrawing ultra-loose policy in FY22: Former DG Gandhi
Gandhi also pointed to RBI DG Michael Patra's recent statement, where he made it clear that the central bank will prefer to have a clearly communicated glide path rather than taking any strong actions

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 17:54:00 +0530
ESIC scheme adds 1.3 million new members in July 2021: Official data
This provides a perspective on formal sector employment in the country

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 17:37:00 +0530
Net direct tax mop-up grows 74% at Rs 5.7 trn so far this fiscal
Refunds amounting to Rs 75,111 crore have also been issued so far this fiscal.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 17:08:00 +0530
RBI to retain cash surplus, may announce GSAP auction: Report
This fiscal year, the RBI has bought bonds worth 2.05 trillion rupees in auctions forming part of its government securities acquisitions programme (GSAP).

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 17:05:00 +0530
Govt will mandate flex-fuel engines in vehicles in next 3-4 months: Gadkari
Flex fuel, or flexible fuel, is an alternative fuel made of a combination of gasoline and methanol or ethanol

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:20:00 +0530
India state refiners to buy more light crude to boost gasoline output
The move dovetails with an earlier push to reduce India's reliance on Middle Eastcrudes to enhance energy security.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:18:00 +0530
India, Australia hold first Joint Working Group meet on coal, mines
Avenues for B2B collaboration on coal technology, transfer of technology, cooperation on skill development and training, issues related to coking coal import from Australia were discussed

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:48:00 +0530
India signs $2.5-bn contract for 56 Airbus C-295 military aircraft
Under the terms of the contract, Airbus will deliver the first 16 aircraft in 'fly-away' condition from its final assembly line in Seville, Spain. The remaining 40 planes will be manufactured in India

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:34:00 +0530
Disinvestment to increase PSUs' income, create jobs: MoS Finance Karad
The government plans to increase public sector undertakings' (PSUs) income and create employment through the disinvestment process, Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat K Karad said on Friday. He said public sector companies provide employment to 14...