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Union Budget 2011-12: Analysis

Mar 1, 2011
The Union Budget 2011-12 was drafted with an objective to promote sustained economic growth, strengthen infrastructure, moderate the price rise & reduce social imbalances through inclusive development.

Railway Budget 2011-12: Plans & Schemes

Mar 1, 2011
Railway Budget 2011 presented plans & schemes to acheive objectives highlighted by Vision 2020.

Railway Budget 2011-12: Passenger Concerns

Mar 1, 2011
In the Railway Budget 2011-12 special thrust was given to ensure greater amnesties to passengers & to provide them with better experience at the stations.

Railway Budget 2011-12: Infrastructure

Mar 1, 2011
Mamata Banerjee while presenting the Railway Budget for 2011-12 mentioned that the expansion of rail infrastructure requires meticulous planning.

Railway Budget 2011-12: Safety & Security

Mar 1, 2011
Extension of Anti Collision Device (ACD) to Eastern, East Coast, East Central and South Eastern Railways was proposed in Railway Budget 2011.

Railway Budget 2011-12: Green Initiatives by Ministry

Mar 1, 2011
Mamata Banerjee while presenting the Union Railway Budget 2011 in the Lok Sabha on 25 February 2011 declared 2011-12 as the Year of Green Energy.

Union Budget 2011-12: Highlights

Feb 28, 2011
Union Finance minister of India, Pranab Mukherjee, presented the budget in the Parliament on 28 February 2011. The total expenditure proposed for 2011-12 is Rs 1257729 crore. Indian Economy is expected to grow at 9% in 2011-12.

Economic Survey of India 2010-11: Analysis

Feb 26, 2011
The Economic Survey of India 2010-11 was tabled in the Parliament. It predicted the 9% growth for Indian economy in the next fiscal and estimated 8.6 percent growth in this financial year.The Economic Survey also expressed concern over inflation

Railway Budget 2011-12 Highlights

Feb 26, 2011
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee presented the Railway Budget 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha on 25 February 2011.

Railway Budget 2011-12 Analysis

Feb 26, 2011
Mamata Banerjee did not increase passenger fares and freight rates inspite of the Railways losing over Rs 15000 crore every year on their passenger business.

Railway Budget 2011-12 Summary

Feb 26, 2011
Mamata Banerjee while presenting the Railway Budget 2011 declared 2011-12 as the Year of Green Energy.

The Economic Survey of India 2010-11: Highlights

Feb 26, 2011
According to the Economic Survey of India 2010-11, Indian Economy is expected to grow at 8.6% in 2010-11 and 9 per cent in next fiscal

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) Released Data on Food Inflation

Feb 25, 2011
The index of food articles group declined by 0.3 per cent as per the data released by Wholesale Price Index (WPI).

RBI Issued Guidelines to Develop Indian Corporate Bond Market

Feb 25, 2011
With an aim to develop the Indian corporate bond market RBI limited foreign institutional investors’ role only to hedging the credit risk.

Commerce & Industry Ministry Released Draft Strategy for Doubling Exports

Feb 24, 2011
Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 23 February 2011 released a draft strategy paper for doubling exports to $450 billion by 2014.

World Bank’s India Economic Update estimated 8.5 to 9 per cent Growth

Feb 24, 2011
According to World Bank's India Economic Update Indian economy will grow 8.5% to 9% in 2011.

Food & Public Distribution Ministry’s Estimates on Total Food Subsidy Bill

Feb 17, 2011
Food And Public Distribution Ministry estimated that the total food subsidy bill will increase to 110600 crore.

SEBI proposed New XBRL based Reporting System for Mutual Funds

Feb 17, 2011
SEBI in February 2011 proposed a new reporting system for mutual funds based on XBRL.

EPFO backed 9.5 per cent Interest on PF

Feb 16, 2011
EPFO Central Board of Trustees backed an earlier decision to pay 9.5% interest to EPFO subscribers.

Inter-ministerial Task Force Formed to evolve Direct Subsidies Mechanism

Feb 15, 2011
Inter-ministerial task force to be set up under UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani to evolve a suitable mechanism for direct subsidies to those who are entitled to kerosene, LPG and fertilizer.
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