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What are Off-Budget Borrowings?

The Government of India is all set to present the Union Budget 2021 on February 1, 2021. This year, the focus of the budget will be on off-budget borrowings so as to reduce the Fiscal Deficit. What are off-budget borrowings? The loans that are taken by any public institution and not by the Centre directly ..

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What is Economic Survey?

The economic survey for 2020-2021 will be tabled in the parliament on January 29, 2021 days before the presentation of Union Budget on February 1, 2021. Key Facts The Economic survey will be released with the focus on the impact of lockdown and COVID -19 on the economy. It is expected that, the survey will ..

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Businesses, with an annual turnover of up to Rs 40 lakh are exempted from GST

The Finance Ministry of the Government of India has declared in a series of statements that Businesses with an annual turnover of up to Rs 40 lakh will enjoy GST exemption. Previously the threshold limit was Rs 20 lakh. Key highlights During the commemoration ceremony of the first death anniversary of former Finance Minister Arun ..

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Banks sanction loans worth over Rs 1.5 lakh crore under ECLGS for MSME

The finance ministry declared, Public and Private Sector Banks have disbursed loans over Rs 1.5 lakh crore under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for the MSME sector. The top three lenders under the scheme are the State Bank of India, Canara Bank, and Punjab National Bank. What is the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee ..

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GoI: No New Schemes for a year

On June 5, 2020, the Government of India announced that no new schemes will be approved till March 31, 2021. Till then, the schemes under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana and Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan are to be implemented. Highlights The Government of India will implement the schemes that were announced under Atma Nirbhar Bharat ..

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