Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Current Affairs, GK & News

Finance Minister announces Stimulus Package

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announce Rs 6.28 lakh crore stimulus package on June 28, 2021 with the aim of boosting Covid-affected sectors following the eight measures proposed by Ministry of Finance. Eight key announcements 1. Expansion of healthcare infrastructure Credit guarantee scheme and an amount of Rs 23,220 crore was earmarked to expands medical infrastructure ..

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Third Phase of ‘Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela’

The third phase of Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar mela is set to be held in Guwahati on February 6, 2021. The event will be attended by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Highlights The Assam government will be distributing the financial assistance of 3 thousand rupees to each of 7.5 lakh people who belongs to tea ..

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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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Paperless Budget: Mobile app launched ahead of Budget 2021

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has launched the “Union Budget Mobile App” ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget on February 1, 2021. The mobile app was launched for hassle-free access of Budget-related documents by Members of Parliament (MPs) and the public. The budget will completely be paperless for the first time ..

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New Development Bank’s financial assistance of 1 billion USD to India

On April 20, 2020, Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman attended the fifth annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the National Development Bank through a video conference. Outcomes The New Development Bank of the BRICS grouping is to provide a financial assistance of 1 billion USD of COVID-19 funds to India. India has pitched ..

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