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India's Growth, Fiscal Deficit Projections Challenging To Meet: Moody's Analyst

India's finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, set a fiscal deficit target of 3.5 per cent of GDP for the year ending March 2021 and said it expected nominal GDP of 10 per cent.

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FM Sitharaman Proposes Rs 2,500 Crore For Tourism In 2020-21, Eight New Museums

Due to tourism revenues foreign Exchange earnings grew 7.4 per cent to Rs 1.88 lakh crore for the period January 2019 from Rs 1.75 lakh crore.

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Will Make India Healthy And Wealthy In Coming Years: Rajnath Hails 'Promising, Proactive' Budget

The Defence Minister underlined that the Budget is not only investment-friendly but it will go a long way in doubling the farmers' income and unshackling the Indian industry.

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Sitharaman Praises Entrepreneurs, Announces New Scheme To Achieve Higher Export Credit Disbursement

The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is moving ahead for creating a unified procurement system for providing a single platform for procurement of goods, services and works.

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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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India To Spend $40 Billion On Farm Sector To Lift Wobbly Economy; Fiscal Deficit Slips

Agriculture accounts for 15% of India's gross domestic and a source of livelihood for more than half of the country’s 1.3 billion population.

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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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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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Nirmala Sitharaman Says Budget 2020-21 Woven Around 3 Prominent Themes

"This budget is woven around three prominent themes, aspirational India, in which all sections of society seek better standards of living, economic development for all, indicated in Prime Minister's exhortation 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas', and lastly, ours shall be a caring society," Sitharaman said.

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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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Cabinet Approves Union Budget For 2020-21

Facing the worst economic slowdown in more than a decade, Sitharaman is expected to pull out all stops to spur consumer demand and investment, government sources and economists said.

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Cabinet Meets At 10.15 Am Ahead Of Union Budget

Finance Minister and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget in. It will be her second Budget.

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Nirmala Sitharaman To Present Budget In Parliament Today

The Budget speech will begin at around 11 am today with Sitharaman beginning it with an address to the speaker of Lok Sabha.

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Union Budget: Sitharaman Arrives At Finance Ministry

Sitharaman will present her second budget in the Parliament at 11 am today. Before presenting the budget, she will meet President Ram Nath Kovind.

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India Forecasts Faster Economic Growth, Warns Of Fiscal Challenge

The budget deficit for the upcoming fiscal year may need to exceed this year's target of 3.3% of gross domestic product, the government said in an economic survey.

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