fiscal deficit Current Affairs, GK & News

Twin Deficit Problem in India

Ministry of Finance recently released its ‘Monthly Economic Review’ report. In the report, Ministry has highlighted that, Fiscal Deficit and Current Account Deficit (CAD) are two key areas of concern for the Indian economy. Findings of the report Monthly Economic Review report noted that, Fiscal deficit has increased, possibly due to cuts in excise duties on ..

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IMF Annual Report on India

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published its annual report on October 15, 2021. In its report, it states that, India’s economy is gradually recovering after it was hit hard by two Covid-19 waves. Key Findings IMF however cautioned the authorities against inflationary pressures. IMF also recommended a slow reduction in monetary policy support in the ..

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FM addressed USISPF-Global Investors Meet

Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, addressed the Global Investors Roundtable organised by US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) on June 24, 2021. Highlights While addressing the investor’s meet she asserted that; continuous reforms make India a great place to do business. She also invited global investors to take advantage of recent FDI reforms, privatisation policy and performance ..

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Fiscal Deficit Estimated to be 9.5% of GDP for FY 2020-21

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman highlighted, while presenting the union budget for 2021-2022, that the fiscal deficit in the next financial year is estimated as 6.8 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). Highlights The finance minister highlighted that the fiscal deficit is estimated to increase up to 9.5% in the Financial Year 2020-21. The rise ..

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Union Budget 2021-2022- Summary

The 2021-22 Union Budget was presented amid the COVID-19 pandemic on February 1, 2021. Since the 2020 budget, the Indian economy have reduced from 2.24 lakh crore nominal GDP to Rs 1.94 lakh crore. This reduction in the size of the economy was due to the lower revenue growth and higher expenditure in the year ..

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