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Finanance Commission: N K Singh Committee for a new Fiscal Consolidation Road Map

On March 19, 2020, the Finance Commission Constituted a committee under Shri N K Singh in order to build a fiscal consolidation road map for the centre and the states. Highlights The Finance Commission had submitted its first report to the GoI in February 2020. The Commission will submit its final report covering the financial ..

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Budget Allocation to fight Corona: Odisha, Tamil Nadu allocated funds

The US Government recently allocated 100 billion USD to fight Corona Virus. Following the US, UK had announced 400 billion USD to be allocated for Corona Virus. Ranked the fifth largest economy in the world with a GDP of 2.94 trillion USD, overtaking UK, India is yet to allocate funds for Corona Virus. However, the ..

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Corona Virus: GoI halts three crucial policies as revenues shrink

As the outbreak of corona virus has hit revenue collection, the Government of India has dropped three crucial policies. Highlights The revenue collection for the fiscal year 2019-20 has contracted by 3.5% in the first 11 months. With the increasing threat of Corona Virus, it is expected that the revenue collection is to get reduced ..

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RBI Monetary Policy – Repo rate remains 5.15%

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently conducted its sixth bi-monthly Monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting and released the statement. The repo rate was left unchanged at 5.15%, as a unanimous decision taken by the MPC members. The central bank also announced that it had no plans to monetize the government’s fiscal deficit, which means ..

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Fiscal Deficit of GoI touched 132% of full year target

On January 31, 2020, the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) released data on fiscal deficit of Government of India. According to the report, the fiscal deficit of India touched 132.4% of the full-year target in December, 2019. Highlights The gap between revenue and expenditure is terms as fiscal deficit. According to the CGA data, the ..

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