Thursday, December 1, 2022

Nirmala Sitharaman concludes pre-Budget meetings for forthcoming Union Budget 2023-24

New Delhi | November 29, 2022 2:00:14 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the pre-Budget consultation meetings for Budget 2023-24 held in virtual mode from November 21-28, 2022. The pre-Budget meetings were concluded here on Monday.... read..

Uttarakhand govt tables supplementary budget of Rs 5,440.42 crore.

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | November 29, 2022 9:01:19 PM IST
The Winter Session of the Uttarakhand Assembly commenced on Tuesday, with the JP government presenting a supplementary budget of Rs 5,440.42 crore.... read..

FM Sitharaman concludes pre-budget meeting for Union Budget 2023-24

New Delhi | November 28, 2022 6:30:31 PM IST
The week-long pre-budget consultation meetings for budget 2023-24 chaired by Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman concluded on Monday.... read..

CPI miffed with Sitharaman for time limit to trade unions for pre-budget consultations

New Delhi | November 27, 2022 11:59:51 AM IST
The Communist Party of India (CPI) has opposed the Union Finance Ministry's decision of limiting the pre-budget consultation meeting with the trade unions to 75 minutes.... read..

Trade unions threaten to boycott pre-budget meeting with Sitharaman

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
Ten major trade unions of the country in a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman have threatened to boycott their pre-budget meeting scheduled for November 28, protesting lack of proper time to put forward their demands.... read..

Government invites suggestions for union budget 2023-24

New Delhi | November 27, 2022 1:30:37 AM IST
The government has invited ideas and suggestions from people for the Union Budget 2023-24 which will be presented in February next year.... read..

States seek greater fund allocation during pre-budget consultation

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
State finance ministers on Friday reiterated their greater fund allocation demand during the pre-budget consultations with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.... read..

Odisha's health budget doubled in three years: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 25, 2022 11:30:27 PM IST
Odisha's health budget has doubled in three years as part of efforts to provide quality health services to the people, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Friday.... read..

Budget 2023: Maharashta deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks incentives for clean energy industries

New Delhi | November 25, 2022 7:02:06 PM IST
Congratulating the central government for the updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) which seeks to enhance India's commitment towards combating the climate change goal, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who also holds the fin... read..

12 central trade unions request physical pre-budget meeting

New Delhi | November 25, 2022 4:01:40 PM IST
The central trade unions on Friday requested Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold a physical pre-budget meeting, taking place on November 28, in place of a virtual meet.... read..

Chhattisgarh CM demands return of NPS amount, GST compensation in pre-budget Delhi meeting

New Delhi | November 25, 2022 4:01:32 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in a pre-budget meeting in the national capital on Friday asked the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to return the National Pension Scheme (NPS) amount and said that the state's share will be deposited i... read..

Budget 2023-24: Sitharaman meets state finance ministers for their inputs

New Delhi | November 25, 2022 2:31:34 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman has chaired a pre-Budget meeting with the finance ministers of all States and Union Territories for taking their inputs and suggestions for the upcoming Budget for 2023-24.... read..

Odisha govt presents Rs 16,800cr supplementary budget

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday tabled the first supplementary budget of Rs 16,800 crore for the year 2022-23 in the state assembly.... read..

Baghel heads to Delhi to participate in pre-Budget chief ministers' meet

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | November 24, 2022 7:00:13 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel left for Delhi on Thursday to participate in the pre-Budget meeting of chief ministers to be chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.... read..

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel to participate in pre-Budget meeting tomorrow

New Delhi | November 24, 2022 4:00:29 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will participate in the pre-Budget meeting chaired by the Union Finance Minister. A meeting of Finance Ministers of all states of the country has been called at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on November 25 at 11 am.... read..

Provide tax rebate, reduce cost of doing business for MSMEs: PHD Chamber to Sitharaman during pre-budget consultations

New Delhi | November 24, 2022 10:01:13 PM IST
Enhancing consumption by incentivising the consumer with wider tax rebate benefits, steps to reduce cost of doing business especially for MSMEs and removing tax on bio-fuels are among suggestions made by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry to Finance Min... read..

Odisha Government presented Supplementary Budget of Rs 16,800 cr in State Assembly

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 24, 2022 12:00:48 AM IST
Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Minister, Pradip Amat on Thursday laid the Supplementary Statement of Expenditure for 2022-23 in Odisha Legislative Assembly, The proposal for the supplementary provision of Rs 16,800 crore has been placed.... read..

UP: State to present supplementary budget for 2022-23 on December 5

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | November 22, 2022 12:00:29 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government will present its supplementary budget for the current financial year 2022-23 on the first day of the winter session of the Assembly on December 5, informed sources on Tuesday.... read..

Budget 2023-24: Sitharaman chairs consultation with farm sector experts

New Delhi | November 22, 2022 3:00:45 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday chaired her third pre-Budget consultations and this time with group of agricultural and food processing industry experts here in the national capital.... read..

Budget 2023-24: Sitharaman chairs second consultation with industry leaders, experts

New Delhi | November 21, 2022 4:29:20 PM IST
New Delhi [India], November 21... read..

Budget 2023-24: Sitharaman chairs first consultation with industry leaders, experts

New Delhi | November 21, 2022 1:00:17 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday chaired her first pre-Budget consultations with the first group of captains from industries and experts in the field of infrastructure and climate change in the national capital.... read..

Finance Minister to begin pre-budget consultations from Monday

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will begin pre-budget consultations with different stakeholder groups from Monday.... read..

Budget 2023-24: Sitharaman to begin pre-budget consultations

New Delhi | November 20, 2022 12:00:18 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will start her pre-budget meetings from Monday with industry leaders and experts in infrastructure and climate change, the Ministry of Finance said on Sunday.... read..

AIFF holds meeting on budget, approves several committees

Gangtok (Sikkim) | November 17, 2022 11:00:27 AM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) held a long, fruitful discussion on the budget, and its intricacies and approved various other committees to look into matters of club licensing, medical matters, legal matters and grassroots issues among others, i... read..

Kreedo Early Childhood Solutions launches a gaming app to improve learning outcomes in budget private schools and preschools

Business | November 16, 2022 3:59:47 PM IST
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], November 16 (ANI/NewsVoir): Kreedo Early Childhood Solutions, a Bengaluru-based company that provides end-to-end solutions to transform the way early learning is delivered in schools, has launched 'Practico', a gaming app fo... read..

Sri Lanka's 2023 budget aims a way out of current economic crisis

Colombo |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Presenting Sri Lanka's Budget for 2023, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Monday that his country has resumed efforts to integrate with key markets such as India and China in order to expand its market access.... read..

upGrad's workforce donates their Annual Gifting Budget towards a Scholarship Fund this Festive Season

Business | October 26, 2022 4:29:10 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 26 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Adding to the festivities of the year, upGrad, Asia's largest Higher Edtech company saw its workforce make a sizable donation by creating a Scholarship Fund towards higher education and Li... read..

Indian economy's growth momentum will be sustained in next budget: Sitharaman

By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington | October 12, 2022 3:30:35 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said in the upcoming budget next February, growth will be among the top priorities of the government and attention will be paid to sustaining the momentum that the Indian economy has got coming out of the COV... read..

KIFF's 28th edition to have record budget of nearly Rs 16 crore

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The West Bengal government has earmarked a budget of Rs 15.75 crore for 28th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) scheduled in December, surpassing all records in expenditure allocation for this annual event.... read..

With Rs 25 crores budget, Delhi govt to organise Chhath Puja at 1100 sites

New Delhi | October 7, 2022 10:57:53 PM IST
Delhi government will organise Chhath Puja at 1100 ghats this year for which the government has approved a budget of Rs 25 crore to facilitate lakhs of devotees in offering their prayers on Chhath.... read..

National Tourism Policy will be brought out before next Budget session: G Kishan Reddy

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | September 19, 2022 4:28:09 AM IST
The three-day National Conference of State Tourism Ministers at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh began on Sunday with an aim to boost tourism across the country.... read..

FY 2023-24: Pre-Budget meetings to commence on October 10

New Delhi | September 8, 2022 1:28:41 PM IST
The Ministry of Finance is all set to start the exercise to prepare the annual Budget for the next financial year -- 2023-24 -- from October 10.... read..

Sri Lankan President presents Interim Budget, says talks with IMF in final stage

Colombo | August 30, 2022 7:29:02 PM IST
To provide relief to the Island nation amid the unprecedented economic crisis, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday presented the Interim Budget and said that the talks with International Monetary Fund is in final stage.... read..

Don't burden DISCOMs, make budgetary provision for freebies: Sitharaman

New Delhi | August 26, 2022 9:58:16 PM IST
Amid the row over pre-poll promises of freebies by political parties to capture power, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that political parties making promises prior to elections should make budgetary provisions to take care of expe... read..

India hands over USD 1 million to BIMSTEC Secretariat's operational budget

New Delhi | August 26, 2022 8:29:19 PM IST
Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs and Education Rajkumar Ranjan Singh ceremonially handed over a cheque of USD 1 million for the BIMSTEC Secretariat's operational budget as a follow-up to the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at... read..

Taiwan raises defense budget 14.9 pc amid escalating China tensions

Taipei | August 25, 2022 11:59:09 AM IST
Taiwan proposed a budget of USD 17.3 billion in defence for 2023 on Thursday, a 14.9 per cent increase from this year's total allocation, weeks after China started its military drill around the self-ruled island country post the visit of US House Speaker ... read..

Puducherry presents Rs 10,696 crore Budget for 2022-23

Puducherry | August 22, 2022 4:26:47 PM IST
Chief Minister of Puducherry Rangasamy, who also holds the finance portfolio on Monday presented the Budget for the Union territory for the financial year 2022-2023 (April-March). The total Budget size was pegged at Rs 10,696 crore.... read..

Pakistan 1st mini-budget of this fiscal year to render luxury imports 'out of reach'

Islamabad | August 20, 2022 3:58:02 PM IST
Pakistan's Finance Minister Miftah Ismail on Thursday unveiled fresh revenue measures of over Rs 50 billion in the first mini-budget of this fiscal year, however it will render luxury imports "out of reach" for its citizens.... read..

"Impossible", says Dolo 650 manufacturer on allegations of its Rs 1000 crore marketing budget

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | August 19, 2022 10:57:18 PM IST
Bengaluru-based pharmaceutical company Micro Labs Limited on Friday termed allegations that it had gifted freebies worth Rs 1000 crore to doctors to promote its Dolo-650 tablets as "baseless and incorrect".... read..

Clean Ganga Mission urges farmers to adopt zero-budget natural farming under 'Arth Ganga' campaign

New Delhi | August 19, 2022 10:57:12 PM IST
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organised a training-cum-workshop camp in Shirdi, Maharashtra and urged the farmers to adopt zero budget natural farming under 'Arth Ganga Campaign', said a press release by the Ministry of Jal Shakti on Friday.... read..

Draft youth policy submitted to CM; Youth Budget next year

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 5, 2022 1:26:47 AM IST
The R Balasubrahmanya-headed committee submitted the draft Youth Policy to Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday.... read..

9,000 crores of budget already given to Indian defence industries for ammunitions: Army Chief

New Delhi | July 28, 2022 9:26:47 PM IST
Emphasising the need for self-reliance and sufficiency in critical defence requirements, the Chief of the Indian Army staff, General Manoj Pande, on Thursday, said that a budget of 9,000 crore has already been given to Indian Defence industries for ammuni... read..

Odisha's health budget doubled in 3 years: Patnaik

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 23, 2022 2:56:51 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Friday that the state health budget has doubled in the past three years as his government was committed to providing universal access to quality medical services.... read..

MCD finalised budget estimate of Rs 15,276 crores, focus on sanitation and education sector

New Delhi | July 22, 2022 1:26:38 AM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi on Thursday finalised budgetary estimates of Rs 15,276 crore for the financial year 2022-23.... read..

Budget for 'Ummid', palliative care centres reduced in Goa

Panaji |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Goa Forward Party MLA Vijai Sardesai on Monday charged that the BJP government is neglecting senior citizens and has decreased the budgetary allocation for the 'Ummid' scheme and the palliative care centres where terminally ill patients get medicines.... read..

US House of Representatives approves amendment in defense budget to train Ukrainian pilots

Kyiv | July 16, 2022 4:26:08 AM IST
The United States House of Representatives has approved an amendment for the defense budget bill for 2023 to train Ukrainian pilots on F-15 and F-16 fighter jets amid the reeling crisis in Ukraine, said the head of the Ukrainian presidential office, Andri... read..

The wait is over as the big-budget Gujarati film "Raado" is releasing soon

Business | July 15, 2022 3:27:06 PM IST
New Delhi [India] July 15 (ANI/GPRC): Raado is set to release on July 22, 2022, and after a long wait and even more anticipation from the audience, this film is finally ready to speak its destiny. This is also considered one of the big-budget films in the... read..

Israel sees 12-month budget surplus for 1st time since 2007

Others | July 10, 2022 10:55:14 PM IST
Jerusalem [Israel], July 10 (ANI/Xinhua): For the first time since 2007, Israel's state budget recorded a 12-month surplus, the country's Finance Ministry said on Sunday.... read..

Japan, Australia increasing military budgets amid Chinese aggression in South China Sea

Beijing | July 7, 2022 5:54:58 PM IST
Amid escalations by Chinese military aggression in the South China Sea, countries like Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore are all increasing their military budgets and spending as a response to the aggression they have experienced from China.... read..

PoK govt orders 72 new luxury cars worth Rs 34 crores amid budget cuts

Muzaffarabad | July 4, 2022 10:57:33 PM IST
While the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) government cries over the dearth of funds, it has ordered 72 new luxury cars worth more than Rs 34 crores (Pakistani rupees).... read..

Odisha govt presents Rs 2 lakh cr budget for FY 23

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari on Saturday presented the annual budget of Rs 2 lakh crore for the year 2022-23 in the state Assembly.... read..
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