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Task force on National Infrastructure Pipeline submits its report

On April 29, 2020, the task force on National Infrastructure Pipeline has submitted its final report to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman. The report has been prepared for the year 2019-25. Highlights The summary of the report prepared by the task force on National Infrastructure Pipeline had already been released in December 2019. The Finance Minister ..

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Finance Minister on COVID-19: Tax Filings extended, ATM, bank charges waived off, Business Rules Eased and much more

On March 24, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced several key measures in the view of Corona Virus Pandemic. The minister also announced that the Economic Task Force is to announce Economic Relief Package to contain the spread of the disease. Financial Measures No charges on withdrawal of cash in bank ATMs. Also, the ..

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Finance Bill, 2020 passed in Lok Sabha

On March 23, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman introduced the Finance Bill, 2020. The bill was introduced and passed in Lok Sabha without any discussion. Key Features of the Bill The bill provides the financial proposals of the fiscal year 2020-21. With the bill being passes, the proposals made under the Union Budget 2020-21 has ..

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GoI notifies rules for Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme

On March 19, 2020, Govenrment of India has notified rules to avail full benefit of direct tax dispute resolution under the Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme. Highlights Currently, there are more than 400,000 cases that are eligible to avail the scheme. This involves Rs 9.3 lakh crores. The scheme aims to settle disputes and aid in ..

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PM Modi addresses the Nation: Introduces “People’s Curfew”, Economic Response Task Force to fight Corona Virus

On March 19, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on combating Corona Virus. The PM introduced People’s Curfew during his speech. He also said that Economic Task Force is to be implemented under the Finance Minister. Highlights PM Modi introduces “Hum Swasth, toh Jag Swasth” mantra to fight COVID-19. This means “The World ..

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