Budget 2019 speech: FM proposes to replicate zero-budget farming : 05-07-2019

Budget 2019 speech: 19.5 million houses to be constructed under PMAY from FY20 to FY22

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says that 19.5 million houses will be constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) between FY20 and FY22.

11:44 AM

Budget 2019 LIVE: 125,000 km roads to be upgraded under PM Gram Sadak Yojana

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says 125,000 km of roads will be upgraded under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

11:43 AM

Budget 2019 speech: 30,000 km roads built using green tech, says FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says 30,000 km of roads have been built using green technology and recycled plastic.

11:38 AM

Budget 2019 speech: Govt to seek views on more FDI in aviation, media, animation; 100% FDI in insurance intermediaries

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says the govt will invite suggestions on further opening up the aviation, media and animation sectors to FDI, in consultation with all stakeholders. 100% FDI will be permitted for insurance intermediaries

11:37 AM

Budget 2019 speech: Village, poor and farmers at the centre of all govt programmes, says FM

Village, poor and farmers were at the centre of all govt programmes, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

11:37 AM

Budget 2019 speech: Local sourcing norms will be eased for single-brand retail sector, says FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says the local sourcing rules will be eased for the single-brand retail sector

11:33 AM

Budget 2019 speech: Sebi asked to consider increasing minimum public shareholding

FM Nirmala Sitharaman says Sebi has been asked to condier increasing minimum public shareholding criterion from 25 per cent to to 35 per cent

11:33 AM

Budget 2019 speech: Will examine proposals on 100% FDI in aviation, media

FM Nirmala Sitharaman says proposals on 100% FDI in aviation and media will be examined.

11:31 AM

Budget 2019 speech: FDI inflows robust in FY19, despite headwinds, up 6%

Budget 2019 speech: Despite headwinds, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows were robust in FY19, rising 6% over the previous year

11:27 AM

Budget 2019 speech: UDAY to be re-examained, new package for power sector tariffs, says FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) will be re-examained. A new package for power sector tariffs, removal of unnecessary duties on power rates, open access and group captive projects will be initiated.

11:26 AM

Budget 2019 speech: FM proposes measures to promote rental housing

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposes measures to promote rental housing.

11:25 AM

Budget 2019 speech: FM moots up to Rs 1 cr of loans to MSMEs in 59 minutes

Budget 2019 speech: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed loans of up to Rs 1 cr for micro, small and medium enterprises in 59 minutes. 

Source : Economic Times