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BUDGET 2017 – A Look at Every Clause

Budget 2017-18, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday has three significant changes embedded in it. First, presentation of Budget advanced to 1st February to enable the Ministries to operationalise all activities from the commencement of the financial year. Secondly, merger of Railways Budget with General Budget to bring Railways to the centre stage of Government’s Fiscal Policy. Thirdly, ...

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15 Key Reform Measures in Indian Budget 2016-17

With its focus on agriculture and farmers’ welfare, mission to provide LPG connection to poor households, a new health protection scheme, increased outlay for infrastructure, Rs. 2.87 Lakh crore Grant in Aid to Gram Panchayats and Municipalities, setting up of 1500 Multi Skill Training Institutes and incentives for jobs creation, the Budget 2016 presented in Lok Sabha today by Union ...

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Paris Climate Change Talks: India Should Focus on Agriculture Fund

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Team India should focus on agriculture fund among other major issues at the Climate Change Conference (COP)-21 in Paris tomorrow, November 30, 2015, while solar and wind energies may naturally figure prominently in their agenda of green house gas (GHG) emissions, said experts. India’s stand on climate change responsibility has been "Equity and Common ...

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Exclusive Satellite for Farmers Now, Says Minister

The government of India is considering an exclusive satellite for farmers to help in weather forecast and provide timely services for farming and agriculture, said minister Jitendra Singh in a reply to a starred question in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Besides weather, the satellite-enabled services to support farmers include agro-advisory, agromet services, soil moisture and agricultural extension activities to support ...

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Serbian Banks, Funds Organize Lending Workshop for Farmers

The Development Facility of the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE DF), the Technical Assistance Facility of the Green for Growth Fund Southeast Europe (GGF TAF) and the Association of Serbian Banks (ASB) organized a very successful workshop on the potential of dedicated agricultural finance in Belgrade on 27 March 2015, said a statement. The workshop, attended by representatives of ...

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Telengana Presents Maiden Budget Today

The Telangana government on Wednesday presented its maiden budget in the state assembly proposing an expenditure of Rs.100,637 crore focusing on the development and agriculture for the 10 months of financial year 2014-15. This includes a plan expenditure of Rs.48,648 crore and non-plan outlay of Rs.51,989 crore. Finance Minister Etela Rajender presented the budget with a fiscal deficit of Rs.17,398 ...

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