union budget 2020-21 Current Affairs, GK & News

Economic Survey 2021- Key Highlights

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha on January 29, 2021. Highlights The Economic Survey 2021 presented an estimation of the progress that the Indian economy has made in the last 12 months. The survey highlights that the real growth rate for Financial Year 2021 was taken as ..

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Cabinet Clears Policy on PSU Privatization

The Union Cabinet has cleared the policy on the privatization of public sector undertakings (PSUs). The details regarding the policy will be announced in the upcoming Union Budget that will be presented on February 1, 2021. About the Policy The policy will present a road map for the presence of government-owned entities in strategic and ..

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Indian Institute of Heritage

The Union Minister of Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel recently reviewed the proposal to set up Indian Institute of Heritage. About Indian Institute of Heritage Indian Institute of Heritage is a proposed institute under the Ministry of Culture. It was announced as part of the Budget 2020-21. It is to be set up in accordance ..

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Deadline to payments under Vivad se Vishwas scheme extended

On October 27, 2020, the Government of India extended the deadline for making payment under the Vivad se Vishwas scheme. The deadline has been extended to March 31, 2021. The deadline is being extended for the third time under this direct tax dispute settlement scheme. Key highlights In order to provide relief to the taxpayers ..

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First ‘Kisan Rail’ to ply between Maharashtra and Bihar

The Railways has decided to commence its ‘Kisan Rail’ services to transport perishable goods from August 07 onwards and the first train will be flagged off via video conferencing by the Union Minister of Agriculture and that of the Railways. This train will run between Maharashtra and Bihar and will carry vegetables and fruits. Details ..

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