Budget News

03 Feb 2021, 15:55

Budget 2021-22 will enhance India's manufacturing capacities and boost trade, says Commerce Secretary

Budget 2021-22 will enhance India's manufacturing capacities and boost trade, says Commerce Secretary

Budget 2021-22 will enhance India's manufacturing capacities and boost trade, says Commerce Secretary

New Delhi, Feb.The Budget for 2021-22 extensively and comprehensively envisages several initiatives and areas of focus, aimed at enhancing India's overall competitiveness and manufacturing capacities, which would enable growth, diversification and technological enhancement of India's exports, Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan said on Wednesday.

All things fintech in Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget 2021
Sanchita Dash
01 Feb 2021, 19:25

All things fintech in Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget 2021

  • Nirmala Sitharaman kept it simple for India’s startups in the Budget 2021.
  • But fintech got a big push.
  • The Budget allocated ₹1,500 crore as incentives f
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Sitharaman becomes the first Finance Minister to come clean on food subsidy⁠— a loophole that hid billions of dollars earlier
Katya Naidu
01 Feb 2021, 19:04

Sitharaman becomes the first Finance Minister to come clean on food subsidy⁠— a loophole that hid billions of dollars earlier

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) funds its loss on account of food subsidy, with loans from the National S...