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Advancing Budget to Feb 1 will ensure quality in Govt expenditure

*Prakash Chawla  

The Central Government earmarked close to Rs 20 lakh crore on the expenditure head of the Budget for 2016-17. It would be safe to assume that for the financial year 2017-18, the total expenditure to be allocated by Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley would be between Rs 22 lakh crore and Rs 23 lakh crore. 841 more words

NO BIG DEAL if Budget is presented on Feb 1, says SC

The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking postponment of the Union Budget on February 1.

During the course of the arguments, the SC however observed that tentatively there is nothing wrong in Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s statement that he will present the Budget on February 1.

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Centre, States break impasse over GST, rollout likely from July 1

LATEST NEWS – In a significant breakthrough, the GST Council on Monday broke a deadlock on contentious issues of administration over assesses, the right of coastal states to tax economic activities within 12 nautical miles inside sea and broadly agreed to roll out the  143 more words

Arun Jaitley launches Airtel Payments Bank; Commits investment of Rs 3,000 Cr

Airtel Payments Bank, India’s first payments bank was launched by union minister of finance and corporate affairs Arun Jaitley nationally, and is now live in all 29 States of India. 73 more words


Gender Budgeting in India

Several budgeting practices have been adopted in India in the recent past. Techniques like outcome based budgeting, making separate tax foregone statements are some of them. 446 more words

Regulatory News

Growth chill: Note ban impact on economy still uncertain; more pain to come

LATEST NEWS – India on Friday predicted robust economic growth in the financial year that ends in March, but without fully accounting for the disruption caused by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to abolish high-value old currency bills. 142 more words

Union Budget and state polls.

Opposition parties are fighting tooth and nail to deter the Narendra Modi government from presenting the 2017 Union Budget on 1 February, 72 hours before voters enter polling booths in five key states including Uttar Pradesh. 688 more words

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