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Nirmala Sitharaman says no plan to print currency notes to tide over crisis

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that the government has no plans to print currency notes to overcome the economic crisis faced by country due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). She was asked a question by a member of the Lok Sabha about any such plans, to which Sitharaman replied …

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‘Govt committed to clear MSME dues within 45 days’: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union inance minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated the Centre’s commitment that Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will receive their pending payments within the 45-day deadline set by the government. She was replying to a question on the issue in the Lok Sabha on Monday. “I have over the last year (2020) reviewed it from the …

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Nirmala Sitharaman says honest taxpayers should be recognised

Nirmala Sitharaman also lauded the department for ensuring the process remained hassle-free and transparent, By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 08:55 PM IST Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that honest taxpayers deserve to be recognised for dutifully paying their …

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Wide-ranging reforms make India an attractive investment destination: Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: India is committed to long term relationship with investors from the US and the two partners have set a target of achieving $500 billion trade, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday while addressing prominent foreign investors such as General Electric, Baxter Healthcare USA, Brambles, Marsh & McLennan Companies, and PepsiCo. According to …

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Every state gets allocation as per density of population: Nirmala Sitharaman on Covid-19 vaccine shortage | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid different statements coming from political leaders over the shortage of vaccines in states, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday clarified the basis of vaccine allocation to states and said every state gets allocation as per the density of the population/number of the vulnerable population. Addressing media in Bengaluru, Sitharaman said, “Every …

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On GST day, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman says enhanced tax collection is ‘new normal’

India is marking ‘GST Day’ on Thursday, i.e. July 1 to mark the completion of four years since the rollout of the historic tax reform. Speaking on the occasion, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that enhanced revenue collection under the new tax regime should be considered as the “new normal”. The finance …

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Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman expands scheme for Covid relief to health and tourism | India News

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a fresh set of measures to provide relief to a string of Covid-hit sectors, such as tourism and small businesses, apart from steps to boost health infrastructure, both in the private and public sector. Her announcements were a mix of expansion of existing steps, such as …

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