Budget 2021

Pandemic-hit tourism & hospitality sector looks forward for fair deal in Budget

The federation has also asked for industry status for the tourism industry across the country, by putting it in the concurrent list, it added.

Jan 15, 2021, 17:47 PM IST

Prioritise spending, boost infrastructure, sell PSUs: Raghuram Rajan on Budget

The upcoming Budget for the fiscal year beginning April 1 should look to provide "relief to the poorer households and small and medium enterprises," he said.

Jan 15, 2021, 17:43 PM IST

Naredco seeks hike in deduction on home loan interest to Rs 5 lakh in upcoming Budget

The association also sought incentives for rental housing and more stress funds to help complete distressed and stalled projects.

Jan 15, 2021, 17:40 PM IST

Railway Budget 2021: Will there any big bonanza for Indian Railways? Here's what's in store

For the Rail Budget, the government may this year focus more on private trains.

Jan 15, 2021, 17:01 PM IST

Budget 2021: Why and when was Rail Budget merged with Union Budget? Know the motive behind One Nation, One Budget

A separate Railway Budget was started by the British in 1924.

Jan 15, 2021, 11:22 AM IST

Budget 2021: IRCTC may serve ready-to-eat meals to Indian Railway passengers soon

In the upcoming Union Budget 2021-22, the Ministry of Railways may propose some measure that may refurbish IRCTC's revenue manifold. 

Jan 14, 2021, 00:17 AM IST

Budget 2021: Industry experts seek additional funds, incentives for agriculture sector

The direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme should be utilised more to support farmers instead of giving subsidies, said experts.

Jan 12, 2021, 22:04 PM IST

Budget 2021: Big decision on scrappage policy likely; know what is scrappage policy and how it benefits you

The Scrappage policy, if implemented would mean that old vehicles plying on the roads will be phased out. 

Jan 12, 2021, 15:10 PM IST

Union Budget 2021: Budget to go paperless, first time in history of independent India

Touted to be a historic move, it will be for the first time in the history of independent India that the budget papers will not be printed.

Jan 11, 2021, 12:44 PM IST

‘Kisan Rail’ services may be expanded in Union Budget 2021 to reach farmers

The 'Kisan Rail' scheme has benefited many farmers and the government is looking to expand this scheme in the financial year 2021-22

Jan 09, 2021, 00:53 AM IST

MFIs pitch for issuance of tax free social bonds by NABARD, SIDBI

In a pre-Budget memorandum to the Finance Ministry, Sa-Dhan, the association of microfinance sector, also made a case for introduction of credit guarantee scheme and refinance facility for MFIs.

Jan 08, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Lower tax burden on partnership firms, impose special duty on etailers: Traders' body urges govt

The traders' body also claimed that the online retailers have experienced a surge in their revenue and reported sales of USD 4.1 billion in a week of October 2020 during the festive season.

Jan 08, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Budget: Steel sector seeks relief in customs duty on key raw materials

The non-availability of these items in good quality and quantity hinders the growth of the steel industry, industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said in its Budget recommendations for the sector.

Jan 08, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Budget to set course for economic pick up after COVID carnage

India, which had in 2019 overtaken the UK to become the fifth-largest economy in the world, was knocked off course somewhat due to the carnage.

Jan 08, 2021, 13:25 PM IST

Union Budget 2021: PM Narendra Modi to interact with leading economists on Friday

The upcoming Union Budget is likely to be presented on February 1, 2021. 

Jan 06, 2021, 15:16 PM IST

Union Budget 2021-22: FM Nirmala Sitharaman concludes pre-Budget meetings

More than 170 invitees representing 9 stakeholder groups participated in 15 meetings scheduled during this period. 

Dec 24, 2020, 10:33 AM IST

Budget 2021-22: FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds 6th pre-budget consultations with representatives of social sector

Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday held pre-budget consultations with top industrialists in the national capital ahead of the forthcoming Union Budget 2021-22.

Dec 17, 2020, 21:01 PM IST

Budget 2021-22: FM Nirmala Sitharaman says it 'will have vibrancy to ensure economic revival'

The Budget for 2021-22 fiscal is expected to be tabled in Parliament on February 1

Dec 16, 2020, 02:20 AM IST

Union Budget 2021: Will ask govt to make employers' contribution, tier-II account tax free for all: PFRDA

There are two types of NPS accounts -- tier-I and tier-II.

Nov 16, 2020, 09:45 AM IST

Finance Ministry kickstarts Budget making exercise amid COVID-19 pressure

The Finance Ministry kicked off the exercise to prepare the annual Budget for 2021-22 amid the urgency to push economic growth hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct 17, 2020, 02:26 AM IST