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CBEC launched a mobile application for Goods and Services Tax

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

GST Mobile Application is an initiative of CBEC towards improving ease of doing business and providing outstanding taxpayer services.

Digital payments industry to hit USD500 billion by 2020: Google-BCG study

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The report said that more than 50 per cent of India's Internet users will use digital payments by 2020, when the size of digital payments industry in the country will be 500 billion dollars.

CCEA approved SJVN’s investment proposal in Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project

Feb 22, 2017
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The power from the project shall be exported from Dhalkebar in Nepal to Muzaffarpur in India.

Revised Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects approved

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI) administers the scheme under the direction of Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).

EPFO introduces single page composite claim form for withdrawing money

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

EPFO subscribers will not have to submit documents like marriage invitation cards for withdrawal from their PF accounts.

GST Council approved bill to reimburse revenue loss to States

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Once fully implemented, the Goods and Services Tax is expected to boost the investment potential of India.

Tripartite MoU to help Scheduled Caste artisans signed

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The tripartite MoU was signed among various agencies of the Union Government to boost livelihood opportunities for scheduled caste artisans.

Award of contracts under Discovered Small Field Policy Bidding Round – 2016 approved

Feb 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

All the 31 contract areas, including 23 onshore and 8 offshore fields, have been awarded under the new regime of Revenue sharing Model.

Union Cabinet approves merger of 5 associate banks with SBI

Feb 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

In May 2016, the proposal for the merger was cleared by the State Bank of India. The Union Cabinet approved the merger in principle in June 2016. The proposal then went to the respective bank boards before returning to the Union Cabinet for a final nod.

Piyush Goyal launched TAMRA Portal for transparent Mining Clearances

Feb 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

TAMRA as a platform to interact and monitor will help in establishing a participative and informative network among all stakeholders of mining.

Union Government signs agreement with Croatia on economic cooperation

Feb 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Agreement will help both the countries in stepping up the ties in continuity as the last agreement expired in November 2009.

Lok Sabha passed Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017

Feb 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The bill was introduced by the government in the Lok Sabha to facilitate the demonetization measure announced on 8 November 2016.

RBI to set up separate Enforcement Department

Feb 10, 2017
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The department will deal with cases of non-compliance with regulations noticed either through the surveillance process or otherwise.

RBI decided to set up Committee on Cyber Security

Feb 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The primary responsibility of the committee is to examine various threats and suggest measures to deal with it.

Central Board of Direct Taxes signed 4 Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements

Feb 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

With the signing of these agreements, the number of advance pricing agreements signed in FY 2016-17 reached 66.

RBI releases Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18

Feb 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The policy statement projected GVA growths for 2016-17 and 2017-18 at 6.9 per cent and 7.4  per cent respectively.

Union Government notified amendment to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme

Feb 8, 2017
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The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme seeks to utilize black money for purposeful nation building activities.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant launches India Innovation Index

Feb 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The index is in tune with the National Intellectual Property Rights Policy 2016. The policy aims at achieving the objective of ‘Innovative India’.

Union Budget 2017-18, Economic Survey 2016-17 and State Budgets 2017-18

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

So far, the year 2017 has been abuzz with the presentation of various budgets at the Union and State level. With this in view, jagranjosh.com has developed this page to provide various articles related to Budget at one place so that readers and competitive exam aspirants get all the information in one go.

Union Budget 2017: Underprivileged

Feb 1, 2017
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The Budget 2017 has identified Underprivileged as one of the key drivers of the economy.

Union Budget 2017: Agriculture Sector

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

The Union Budget 2017 has identified Agriculture Sector as one of the key drivers of the economy.

What's Costly and What's Cheap: Find out how Budget 2017 will affect your pocket?

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Answering the expectations of the 1.2 billion Indians, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017 in the Parliament today. While expert analysis and opinions are already underway with even PM lending his support by terming the budget as ‘Utam’; for the common man, it all boils down to how the union budget 2017 will affect his pocket.

Union Budget 2017: Public Service Sector

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

In the independent India, this will be the 87th budget and the third of the Modi Sarkar.

Budget 2017: Income Tax reduced, find revised Tax slabs and rates here

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The new tax rates are aimed at putting more money into the pockets of the middle class to boost expenditure and in-turn economic growth.

Union Budget 2017: Digital Economy

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

A Mission will be set-up with a target of 2500 crore digital transactions for 2017-18 through UPI, USSD, Aadhar Pay, IMPS and debit cards.

Key Takeaways from Budget 2017

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Finally, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017 for the FY 2017-18. More than increasing allocations, the focus of the budget is on improving the governance by bringing necessary amendments to various legislations and simplifying the processes.

Union Budget 2017: Taxation Reforms

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The General Budget 2017 proposed following changes with regard to taxation.

Union Budget 2017: Financial sector

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Total allocation for infrastructure stands at Rs. 3,96,134 crore.

Union Budget 2017: Fiscal Expenditure

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Total allocation for infrastructure in Budget 2017 for Better India stands at a record level Rs 3,96,135 crore in 2017-18.

Union Budget 2017: Infrastructure

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Budget 2017 is also unique in the sense that it is the first budget after introduction of three key changes to the budget process viz., merging of the Railway Budget with the General Budget, doing away with the classification of plan and non plan expenditure and most importantly advancing the budget presentation date by one month.

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