Standing Committee on Finance Current Affairs, GK & News

NITI Aayog says Nominal Growth of 12.4% Annually for $5-Trillion GDP

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant informed the Standing Committee on Finance that Gross domestic product (GDP) as per current prices without accounting for inflation the growth measure has to be at least average 12.4% annually for the next five years to achieve the target of $5-Trillion economy by 2024-25. The current rate in the first ..

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Preliminary Report of Standing Committee on Finance

The Preliminary Report of the Standing Committee on Finance was tabled in the Parliament. The report titled Status of Unaccounted Income/Wealth Both Inside and Outside the Country A Critical Analysis makes the following observations: The committee s report was based on the findings of the three studies conducted by National Institute of Public Finance and ..

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Amendments to the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister has approved the amendments to the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018. The amendments introduced based on the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Finance strengthen its objective to effectively tackle the menace of illicit deposit-taking activities in the country, and prevent such schemes from duping poor and ..

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Sansad Ratna Awards

The Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit presented the Sansad Ratna Awards in Chennai. The recipients under various categories include: MP from Cuttack, Odisha, Bhartruhari Mahtab was honoured for his performance in initiating debates. MP from Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, Anurag Singh Thakur received Jury Committee Special award in the Lok Sabha for his distinguished performance. Standing committee on finance headed ..

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Outstanding Parliamentarian Award (OPA) for years 2013-2017

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award (OPA) for the years 2013-2017 in New Delhi on August 1, 2018. Dr Najma Heptullah, the Manipur’s governor and 5-times Rajya Sabha member, won the award for 2013. Meanwhile, BJP’s Lok Sabha member Hukum Dev Narayan was the recipient of OPA for 2014, ..

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