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Finance Minister announces 102 lakh crore rupees project

On December 31, 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced 102 lakh crore worth projects to be implemented in next 5 years. During the announcement, she also released the report of Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline for 2019-2025. Highlights The infrastructure projects are to be introduced in railways, power, urban, irrigation, health and education. These ..

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PM Modi attends centenary celebrations of ASSOCHAM

On December 20, 2019, PM Modi addressed the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi. The event was organized to commemorate 100 years of ASSOCHAM. The event was organized under the theme Theme: New India Aspiring for 5 trillion USD ASSOCHAM The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) is the ..

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IMF: World Economic Outlook, 2019

The World Economic Outlook is a biennial report that is released in April and October. According the report released recently on October 15, 2019, the global economy is at its slowest pace of growth at 3%. This is a serious climb down from 3.8% in 2017. Key highlights of the report The Global growth rate ..

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Slowdown effects more pronounced in India: IMF

The new International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva warned that the global economy is witnessing ‘synchronised slowdown’ which will result in slower growth for 90% of the world this year. The largest emerging market economies like India are experiencing an even more pronounced effect of the global downturn. Despite this overall deceleration, close to ..

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Kristalina Georgieva appointed as new IMF chief

The Bulgarian Economist Christina Georgieva was appointed as the new head of the International Monetary Fund. Kristalina Georgieva Kristalina had served as Chief Executive in World Bank as well. Before becoming CEO of the bank in 2019, she had served in number of top positions in the Bank since 2008. In 2014, she served as ..

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