Sitharaman asked the state governments and NICDIT to maintain the same momentum for realising the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a Developed India by 2047.
The finance minister was also briefed on various events planned on the sidelines of FMCBG meeting, which will see the participation of G20 ministers, governors, invitee countries and heads of various international organisations.
The Congress said there was much fanfare in the run-up to the episode but it was "maun ki baat (silence)" on critical issues.
Cautioning investors against ponzi apps, Sitharaman said investors should do their due diligence and should not be lured by claims of lucrative returns made by them.
She said things were tweaked, twisted and made an emotional issue because it is election time in Karnataka, where Assembly polls would be held on May 10.
The Minister was responding to a question on regulating digital or crypto currency during the interaction with 'Thinkers Forum, Karnataka' in Bengaluru.
The World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference had last year extended the moratorium on taxation on e-commerce transactions, but with a deadline of 2024.
A London based newspaper in its report published on April 10 had said that FTA talks between UK and India stood suspended, without a public condemnation of Khalistan movement.
RBI MPC Meet 2023: The Monetary Policy Committee decided to retain the repo rate at 6.5 percent on April 6, with a 5:1 majority, focussing on withdrawal of accommodation to ensure that inflation progressively aligns with the target while supporting growth.
Price rise is a matter on which the Centre is very sensitive and responsive, she said.
Amid din and continuous uproar by the Opposition demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Adani issue, Speaker Om Birla applied guillotine and put Demands for Grants of all ministries for voting.
The Summary stated that the G20 nations "reiterated" their national positions on the Ukraine war.
Several nations are experiencing debt crises and vulnerable nations are looking to the G20 for an answer to ease the burden of debt, the finance minister said
A targeted cluster-led approach for SMEs with a specific global and GVC-led focus is crucial
49th GST Council Meeting 2023: The GST Council has also decided to lower the GST on liquid jaggery, pencil sharpeners, and certain tracking devices, the minister added.
"Economic challenges which are even today prevalent in terms of fuel and fertilisers. Fertilisers are coming down a bit, but even then it is a factor beyond us. These are the primary concerns," she further said.
"The provision is already available for petroleum products to be brought into the GST. My predecessor had already made the window kept open," she said while speaking at the Post-Budget interactive session with the members of the industry chamber PHDCCI.
The FM said crypto assets and web3 are relatively new and evolving sectors, and require significant international collaboration for any specific legislation on these sectors to be fully effective.
Budget 2023 for the fiscal year starting April (2023-24) also provides impetus to green growth, healthcare and keeping the economic engine running with record capital spending, she said.
The 2023-24 Budget proposal to tax the income from life insurance policies with an aggregate premium of more than Rs 5 lakh has sent the sector into a tizzy.
In her budget speech earlier this week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, this budget provides Rs 35,000 crore for priority capital investments towards energy transition and net zero objectives.
To the extent that this annual exercise is a window into the government's thinking and vision for the future, Budget 2023, dares to be different
Budget 2023 Analysis Highlights: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman believes that there will be more money in the hands of taxpayers under the new income tax regime; this would enable them to become the best judge to decide their own choice of investment.
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