Page-7 of Nirmala Sitharaman Current Affairs, GK & News

Global conference on rural finance hosted by NABARD

On 12 Nov, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed 6th World Congress on Rural and Agriculture Finance jointly organised by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and Asia-Pacific Rural Agricultural and Credit Association (APRACA).  During the event, the minister said the Central government is impressing upon states to dismantle the Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) and ..

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Govt. launches ATITHI app for improved customs clearance

Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman launched ‘ATITHI’ app, an IT initiative to facilitate electronic filing of customs baggage and currency declarations by arriving international passengers. About ATITHI app ATITHI app is an easy to use mobile application for international travelers to file Customs declaration in advance. Passengers can use this app ..

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Govt. launches ICEDASH for faster customs clearance

Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman launched a new IT initiatives called ICEDASH for improved monitoring and pace of Customs clearance of imported goods. ICEDASH would be key drivers for further improvement in Customs especially as it would reduce interface and increase transparency of Customs functioning. What id ICEDASH? It is an ..

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Finance Minister chairs meeting of NIIF’s Governing Council

The governing council meeting of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) was chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in North Block, New Delhi. Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur was also present at the meet. About National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) NIIF is India’s first sovereign wealth fund set ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman leads Indian delegation at G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Washington

In Washington DC, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian delegation at G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors as well as the BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meetings on the side-lines of the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings. The focus of discussions in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting ..

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