Jun 21, 2021 10:01 PM IST
The Department of Economic Affairs under the finance ministry has amended the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules.
- Jun 09, 2021 07:21 PM IST
On the coronavirus pandemic, the DEA noted that the spread of COVID-19 has been rapid in rural areas.
- Apr 23, 2021 10:10 PM IST
To enable ministries/departments expedite capital expenditure, it said, the cash management guidelines issued by the Ministry of Finance under the OM of 2017 have been relaxed.
- Feb 05, 2021 03:22 PM IST
Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj said that the government will ensure its record borrowing programme for 2021-22 doesn’t crowd out the private sector if credit demand picks up.
- Jun 06, 2019 07:02 PM IST
Excluded sectors include crop production, plantation, defence, public administration and compulsory social security services.
- Jul 12, 2017 12:53 PM IST
A 1983 batch IAS officer, from the Rajasthan cadre, Garg was World Bank executive director for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka prior to this appointment.
- Apr 05, 2017 05:45 PM IST
There were over 33 crore beneficiaries of 84 schemes that have been onboarded under the direct benefit transfer (DBT) programme at the end of February 2017, the government said today.
- Jan 18, 2017 08:56 AM IST
RBI Governor Urjit Patel will brief here tomorrow a parliamentary panel about demonetisation and its impact on the economy and the steps taken by the central bank to deal with the cash crunch.
- Jul 20, 2016 01:50 PM IST
Currently, the FDI policy permits 26 percent foreign direct investment in publishing of newspapers and periodicals dealing with news and current affairs via approval route.
- Jan 22, 2016 08:58 AM IST
"The (central) government and the World Bank today signed a USD 250 million credit agreement under the Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project for reconstruction and recovery support in flood-affected areas in which public infrastructure and livelihoods were impacted severely," World Bank said in a statement.
- Nov 30, 2015 10:53 AM IST
The agreements were signed by the Joint Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs S Selvakumar and Yutaka Kikuta, Deputy Chief of Mission of Japan to India, here on last Friday.
- Aug 31, 2015 04:14 PM IST
The Prime Minister has approved the appointment of Mehrishi, a 1978-batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer, for a period of two years with effect from Monday, an official release said.
- Jun 09, 2015 08:57 PM IST
A two member mission of the World Bank Group is on a two day-visit to India to collect data and information for Doing Business Report, 2016. The members are Nadine Abi-Chakra and Baria Nabil Daye.
- May 27, 2015 10:24 AM IST
Among the members of the committee are C S Rajan, Chief Secretary, Rajasthan Government; S B Nayar, CMD, IIFCL; Shekhar Shah, Director General, NCAER; Pradeep Kumar, MD, CBG, SBI; Vikram Limaye, MD, IDFC; P S Behuria, former IRS and Sudipto Sarkar, Barrister-at-law, Kolkata.
- May 07, 2015 08:02 AM IST
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) recommended proposals are cleared by the Finance Minister and any investment beyond the new ceiling of Rs 3,000 crore will go to Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by the Prime Minister.
- Oct 12, 2014 01:14 PM IST
With the government on a fast-track to lure foreign investments, FIPB will consider as many as 48 FDI proposals, including that of the HDFC Bank and about a dozen from the pharma sector, at its meeting on October 21.
- Feb 28, 2014 09:03 PM IST
The Department of Economic Affairs has issued a notification under the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules Act 1957, permitting the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to become a member of a recognised stock exchange, according to a release.
- Feb 26, 2014 10:16 PM IST
"The project has been approved with an objective to improve more than 900 kilometers of state roads, in line with the Chhattisgarh Road Master Plan, involving upgradation of roads sections and strengthening culverts and bridges," a statement from the Finance Ministry said.
- Jan 13, 2014 04:54 PM IST
Worried over excessive outflow of foreign exchange as royalty and fees for technology transfer and use of brand names, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma wrote to Finance Minister P Chidambram on the matter.
- Dec 26, 2013 07:58 PM IST
Rajan had surprised the markets by leaving all key policy rates unchanged at the mid-quarter policy review on December 18, notwithstanding persistent high inflationary pressure.
- Sep 30, 2013 10:02 PM IST
In 2005, ECB proceeds were allowed to be used in the first stage acquisition of shares in the disinvestment process and in the mandatory second stage offer to the public under the government's disinvestment programme of PSU shares.
- Sep 03, 2013 11:02 PM IST
The beleaguered NSEL has already defaulted in the first two pay-outs as it received only Rs 92.73 crore from members in the first pay-out and Rs 12.05 crore in the second pay-out, out of the scheduled Rs 174.72 crore each.
- Jul 12, 2013 04:53 PM IST
Manmohan Singh-led Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Singh, Ambassador of India to Germany, as OSD in the Ministry in the rank and pay of Secretary with effect from July 15 and till her assumption of charge as Foreign Secretary
- Jul 04, 2013 04:33 PM IST
Excess funds of some PSUs are estimated at around Rs 2.8 lakh crore. The government is working out guidelines for utilisation of such surplus funds with a view to boost investment and promote growth
- Apr 12, 2013 02:56 PM IST
The Finance Ministry today made a strong case for rating upgrade of Indian economy by global agency Fitch on the back of increasing investments, declining import of gold and government's commitment to fiscal prudence.