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Registration Of Charity Institutions To Be Made Completely Electronic, Says Sitharaman

To facilitate the registration of the new charity institutions which are yet to start their charitable activities, the Union Budget proposed to allow provisional registration for three years.

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Sitharaman Proposes Measures To Improve Railways Infrastructure

With an aim to build a seamless national cold supply chain for 'perishables', the Minister also proposed that the Indian Railways will set up a "Krishi Rail"- through PPP arrangements.

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Deposit Insurance Cover Increased From Rs 1 Lakh To Rs 5 Lakh: Sitharaman

"Insurance cover per depositor is Rs 1 lakh. It has been now revised to Rs 5 lakh," she said in Lok Sabha while presenting the Union Budget 2020-21.

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Sitharaman Quotes Thiruvalluvar's Verse On '5 Jewels Of A Good Country'

Quoting the seer's thoughts, Sitharaman read in Tamil: "Pini Inmai Selvam Vilaivu Inbam Emam Ani Enba" and translated it in English.

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Govt Committed To Eliminating Tuberculosis By 2025: Sitharaman

"The government will launch "TB harega desh jeetga" (TB will be defeated and the country will win) campaign to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025," said Sitharaman.

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Rs 6,400 Cr For Ayushman Bharat Yojna, Hospital In 100 More Districts: Sitharaman

"I propose Rs 69,000 crore to the healthcare sector, out of which Rs 6,400 crore will be for Ayushman Bharat Yojna," said Sitharaman while presenting the budget.

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Govt To Sell Its Holding In IDBI Bank: Sitharaman

It is proposed to sell the government's balance holding in IDBI Bank to private retail and institutional investors through the stock exchanges," Sitharaman said during the presentation of Union Budget 2020-21.

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Rs 85,000 Cr For Welfare Of SCs, OBCs In FY 20-21, Says Sitharaman

"For SC/ST relief and development, a proposal of Rs 85,000 crore for welfare of SC and other backward classes for the year 2021," said Sithraman.

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Will Achieve Seamless Delivery Of Services Through Digital Governance: Sitharaman

"The government aims to achieve seamless delivery of services through digital governance," she said while presenting the Union Budget for 2020-21.

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GST Has Resulted In Efficiency Gains In Transport, Logistics Sector: Sitharaman

"GST has resulted in efficiency gains in the transport and logistics sector. Inspector Raj has vanished. It has benefitted MSME. Consumers have got an annual benefit of Rs 1 lakh crore by GST," Sitharaman said.

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Fundamentals Of Economy Are Strong: Sitharaman

Presenting the Union Budget 2020-2021 in the Lok Sabha, Sitharaman said the central government has brought a paradigm shift in governance.

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Sitharaman's Goes Bright Yellow For Budget Presentation

Sitharaman's bright saree could be seen as a mark of the vibrant and dynamic economy that the country is aiming to achieve in the present scenario of an economic slump.

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Sitharaman Begins Presenting Budget 2020-21 In Lok Sabha

"With renewed vigour, under PM's leadership, we commit ourselves to present the people of India with all humility and dedication. People have reposed faith in our economic policy," she said.

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Sitharaman Holds Pre-budget Consultation With Finance Ministers Of States/UTs

The meeting was attended by Chief Ministers of Goa, Haryana, and Puducherry, Deputy Chief Ministers of Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, and Tripura as well as 17 Finance Ministers and Ministers representing their states.

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