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Ministry of Finance starts ‘Know Your Budget’ on Twitter to educate general public about budgetary process

The Union Ministry of Finance has started ‘Know Your Budget’ fortnight series on its Twitter handle to educate general public about the budgetary process. The series would explain the importance of Union Budget and its making, and would continue for about a fortnight. In the first series of tweets, the Ministry explained the terms – ..

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India signs a loan agreement with World Bank for strengthening public financial management in Rajasthan project

India has signed a loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) for $21.7 million for strengthening the public financial management in Rajasthan project in New Delhi on May 29, 2018. The objective of the project is to contribute to improved budget execution, enhanced accountability and greater efficiency in revenue administration in Rajasthan. It involves strengthening ..

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Highlights of Kerala State budget 2017-18

The Kerala State budget 2017-18 was presented by the State Finance Minister Dr Thomas Isaac. It was is the first full-fledged budget of the present Left Democratic front (LDF) government. In the Budget speech the minister held that the Centre’s demonetization move has affected all sectors of life and will cause economic slump. It also ..

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N K Singh panel submits report on changes in FRBM Act  

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee has submitted its 4 volume report on changes in FRBM Act, 2013 to the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The 5 member committee was headed by N.K. Singh, former Revenue and Expenditure Secretary and former MP. Its member included RBI Governor Urjit Patel, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind ..

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Budget on February 1 to help Kick-Start Projects earlier

The central government expects that its proposal to present the union budget on February 1 will kick start developmental projects from April 1 itself. The government has said that its decision to present the budget early would not get impacted by the recent demonetisation carried out by the government. The Budget for 2017-18 would be ..

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