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Hasmukh Adhia appointed as new Finance Secretary

Hasmukh Adhia appointed as new Finance Secretary

"The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved designating Hasmukh Adhia, Secretary, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance as Finance Secretary," said the order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training.

Nov 06, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal restrictions likely to continue beyond December 30

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal restrictions likely to continue beyond December 30

Since RBI and printing presses are unable to keep pace with the demand of new currency notes, restrictions on withdrawal of cash from banks and ATMs may likely to continue beyond December 30 

Dec 25, 2016, 15:47 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: Revised allowances for central govt employees to come into effect only after March 2017

7th Pay Commission: Revised allowances for central govt employees to come into effect only after March 2017

Central government employees have been demanding a better monthly pay package under the 7th Pay Commission, and demanding reinstatement of all the allowances abolished or subsumed by the pay panel.

Dec 17, 2016, 07:26 AM IST

Ratan Watal new Finance Secy, new team takes charge

Ahead of beginning of work on the Budget for 2016-17, government Monday designated Ratan P Watal as new Finance Secretary even as a new team of officials took charge at the finance ministry.

Aug 31, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

India plans to amend RBI Act by Feb to set up monetary panel: Official

The government plans to change the Reserve Bank of India Act before the end of the fiscal year so it can set up a new committee to direct the country`s monetary policy, retiring Finance Secretary Rajeev Mehrishi told Reuters.

Aug 31, 2015, 14:18 PM IST
Senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new Home Secretary

Senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new Home Secretary

Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi on Monday was appointed as the Home Secretary, the PIB India reported.

Aug 31, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

Loans under PMMY to double to over Rs 1 lakh cr by March

Since the launch of the scheme in April by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, about Rs 14,000 crore worth of loans have been disbursed under the scheme to 20 lakh people.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Govt clears FDI proposals worth Rs 10,379 crore

"The government has approved 23 proposals of foreign direct investment amounting to Rs 10,378.92 crore," the Finance Ministry said.

Aug 13, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Govt has right to nominate representative on RBI board: FinSecy

Defending the Finance Ministry's decision to nominate Additional Secretary on the board of RBI, Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi Monday said government has the right to decide who will represent it at the board meetings.

Aug 03, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Finance secretary says doesn't wants to curb RBI's powers

Rajiv Mehrishi said it was not right to conclude on the basis of the draft bill that the government was trying to clip the central bank`s wings.

Aug 03, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Govt names Additional Secretary to RBI board in place of Fin Secy

As per the convention, Economic Affairs Secretary besides the Financial Services Secretary is part of Central Board Directors of RBI.

Jul 31, 2015, 11:53 AM IST

Impact of Greek developments will be indirect: Finance Secretary

Ongoing developments in Greece have only indirect implications for India and their impact, if any, is difficult to quantify, Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said on Monday.

Jul 13, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

NIA arrests 'finance secretary' of Naga insurgent group

Self-styled Finance Secretary of banned Nagaland insurgent group NSCN (K) was on Thursday arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA).

May 28, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Measures will be in place in case of poor monsoon: FinMin

Government will put in place a combination of measures like offloading rice and wheat stocks to cool down prices in case of a below normal monsoon this year.

May 20, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Union Finance Secretary releases Rupee 1 notes

Union Finance Secretary Rajiv Mahrishi has released new Rupee 1 notes at Srinathiji temple in Nathdwara after offering prayers, a temple spokesman said.

Mar 08, 2015, 21:10 PM IST

Rajiv Mehrishi designated as Finance Secretary

The Finance Ministry has four secretaries - Economic Affairs, Expenditure, Revenue and Financial Services.

Nov 11, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Arvind Mayaram gets second transfer order in a fortnight

Senior bureaucrat Arvind Mayaram has received a second transfer order in a fortnight.

Oct 30, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

Arvind Subramanian appointed CEA; finance secy Mayaram shifted to tourism

Government has brought in a new team at the Finance Ministry shunting out Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram and inducting US-based economist Arvind Subramanian as Chief Economic Advisor as it prepares the groundwork for its first full-fledged Budget next February.

Oct 16, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

Economic conditions becoming favourable for rate cut: Mayaram

Mayaram argued that the WPI inflation is at the lowest level since October, 2009 and retail inflation is less than 8 percent which is the target for this year according to a RBI panel report.

Sep 29, 2014, 21:06 PM IST