Budget 2022: Covid-hit Education Sector Seeks Higher Budgetary Allocation from FM

Budget 2022: Consumer Durables Makers Want FM Sitharaman to Reconsider Tax Slabs

The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in India has been largely disruptive. The second wave of the outbreak created major economic setbacks and impacted the overall growth trajectory. Over the last year, the economy has witnessed high levels of inflation across industries, influenced by rising input costs and disruptions in the supply chain. Restrictions […]

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Budget 2022: Banking Sector Wants GST Relaxation, Tweaks in KYC Norms

Budget 2022: Banking Sector Wants GST Relaxation, Tweaks in KYC Norms

Budget 2022 Expectations: Ahead of the Budget Day, expectations of different sectors from the government are coming into the light. The banking sector is no different. The sector has a host of demands from finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who will present the Union Budget 2022 on February 1, which is next week. From tax relaxations […]

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Budget 2022: GST Cut, Incentives Likely for Startups and MSMEs? What Analysts Say

Budget 2022: GST Cut, Incentives Likely for Startups and MSMEs? What Analysts Say

Budget 2022 Expectations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier this month dedicated a special day for startups, to celebrate them and their success in taking India to new global heights. The startup culture has taken over India in the past few years, with the central government announcing various policies for the sectors. However, the Covid-19 […]

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Budget 2022: Infra is Engine for Growth, Mega Push Expected for NIP, Make-in-India Projects

Budget 2022: 75% Positive About Economic Growth, 90% For Atmanirbhar Bharat, Finds Deloitte Survey

Despite the third Covid wave, more than 75 per cent business leaders are positive about India’s economic growth and expansion ahead of the Union Budget 2022-23, according to the survey by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP (DTTILLP). The number was 68 per cent last year. Compared to 58 per cent last year, about 91 per […]

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Union Budget 2022: From Briefcase to Iconic 'Bahi Khata' and iPad, Journey of Budget Bag

Budget 2022: Date, Time, Key Things to Watch Out For

Union Budget 2022: Since decades, the central government holds a budget session in the Parliament where a host of decisions regarding the country’s economic growth, and its economy in general, is taken. The Union Budget of that fiscal is presented during the Budget day by the finance minister. This year, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will […]

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Oil Price at 7-year High, Hiked by 25% in 4 Weeks; Will Petrol, Diesel Rates Increase?

Oil Price at 7-year High, Hiked by 25% in 4 Weeks; Will Petrol, Diesel Rates Increase?

Crude Oil Prices at Seven-Year High: Petrol and diesel prices in India are likely to see another rise after months as crude oil prices in the global scenario are at their seven-year high at the time. Crude oil prices have increased to over $88 per barrel, according to reports, amid a host of events. Brent crude futures […]

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Budget Expectations 2022: More Funds to Ed-Tech Start-Ups, Better E-Learning Infra in Education

Budget Expectations 2022: More Funds to Ed-Tech Start-Ups, Better E-Learning Infra in Education

The education section has witnessed a drastic transformation since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Mushrooming of ed-tech start-ups, shift to online classes, new software and video conferencing technologies and learning apps were tangible changes witnessed in the education ecosystem. The Centre had cut the education budget by 6% last year, amounting to a […]

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Budget 2022: More Trains to Boost Tourism, Ways to Reduce Freight Costs

Budget 2022: More Trains to Boost Tourism, Ways to Reduce Freight Costs

With a few days left for the Union Budget 2022, an outpouring of suggestions to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman can be seen from all quarters, particularly for Railways, which is considered the ‘lifeline of India’. The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) has recommended that the government consider setting up of the railway line […]

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Budget 2022: Infra is Engine for Growth, Mega Push Expected for NIP, Make-in-India Projects

Budget 2022: Infra is Engine for Growth, Mega Push Expected for NIP, Make-in-India Projects

The Union Budget 2022, which will be presented in the Lok Sabha by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1, should give a push to infrastructure projects under the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP), experts say, as it is crucial to economic growth. According to EY India, a sustained momentum for infrastructure spending is critical to […]

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