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Ministry of Finance


Maharashtra Budget lacks schemes for poor: MoS Bhagwat Karad

March 11, 2022 8:10 pm

The Union Minister said the MVA government was “known for big promises and failing to fulfil them”.

Green finance: Can India grab the opportunity?

February 14, 2022 4:23 pm

It needs to urgently scale up the quantum of finance to meet climate obligations and finance low-carbon development

Union Budget 2022-23: Farmers cold to natural farming proposal; say not viable

February 01, 2022 11:16 pm

In her budget speech, Sitharaman said that chemical-free farming will be promoted throughout the country, starting with fields within a 5-km wide corridor along the Ganga River.

CBDT extends income tax return filing deadline till March 15 for specific taxpayers

January 11, 2022 10:23 pm

Income tax return filing deadline for Assessment Year 2021-22 for specific taxpayers has been extended till March 15, 2022, a finance ministry statement informed.

Public health groups, doctors urge govt to hike excise duty on tobacco products in next Union Budget

December 12, 2021 7:45 pm

In their appeals to the Finance Ministry, they have sought an increase in excise duty on cigarettes, bidis and smokeless tobacco.

Explained: When can PSU bank staff be probed for NPAs?

November 03, 2021 12:43 pm

Govt lays down new norms for when bank staff may be investigated if a loan goes bad. How does this address staff’s fears, and how can it help the economy?

Revive postal savings schemes

September 08, 2021 8:18 pm

Mobilising household savings and channelising them for development activities has drastically reduced. Government can address this issue

To give better control over state cos, DPE merged with Finance Ministry

July 08, 2021 12:56 am

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, the parent ministry of DPE, will now be called the Ministry of Heavy Industries.

Ajay Seth takes over as new Economic Affairs Secretary

April 16, 2021 1:58 pm

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister on April 6 appointed Ajay Seth as the new Economic Affairs Secretary.

Audit red flags: Rs 3.88 crore meant for New Pension Scheme not deducted from salary accounts of 133 Chandigarh cops

March 24, 2021 2:46 am

The objections were raised after the UT Audit department found that New Pension Scheme contribution was not being deducted from the salary accounts of 133 police personnel, who have been continuously in the service from last two to 14 years.