UNION BUDGET 2021

Key Takeaways For the Fintech Sector

Fintech was acknowledged for the first time and this indicates that the sector plays a major role in the entire banking ecosystem today

Raj N.

RBI Maintains Status Quo On Repo & Reverse Repo Rates

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said the GDP growth is projected at 10.5 per cent for the next fiscal

Debarghya Sil

Govt Increases Allocation Towards Education By Around INR 8,000 Cr In FY22

The government has earmarked INR 93,224 crore for education-compared with revised figure of INR 85,089 for FY21-which includes INR 38,350.65 crore for higher education and INR 54,873 crore for school education

Debarghya Sil

Fintech Hub at GIFT City, INR 1,500 Cr for Digital Payments

While tabling the Budget on Monday, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced setting up of a 'world-class' fintech hub at GIFT City in a bid to bolster innovation in the fintech industry

Shipra Singh

Budget 2021: Cheer for Senior Citizens, PF Contributors to be Hit

The interest income on PF contributions above INR 2.5 lakh per annum will now be taxed at the normal rates

Shipra Singh

Healthcare and Infrastructure Get Big Push; Fiscal Deficit Pegged At 9.5% For FY21

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced the first Union Budget of the decade which envisions to bring the economy back on track

Debarghya Sil

FDI Cap for Insurance Increased To 74%; IPO for LIC; 2 PSBs & 1 GIC To See Disinvestment

FDI Cap for Insurance Increased To 74%; IPO for LIC; 2 PSBs & 1 GIC To See Disinvestment

Shipra Singh

FDI Cap for Insurance Increased To 74%; IPO for LIC; 2 PSBs & 1 GIC To See Disinvestment

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced a divestment target of INR 1.75 lakh crore for FY22

Shipra Singh

Fintechs Want Better Fund Flow, Lower GST and Regulations in Cryptos

The financial technology space is expecting a differentiated treatment in the upcoming Budget

Shipra Singh

Here's What Startups and MSMEs Expect

The government in various forums has communicated and demonstrated that MSMEs are the backbone of the Indian economy

Kapil Rana

Is It Time for India's Own Green New Deal?

While India has already demonstrated remarkable national will through far-reaching sustainability focused policies, it is time to enact a catchall policy

Omer Basith

MSMEs And NBFCs Lending To Them Need Government Boost To Stay On Recovery Path

While the task at hand is a sizeable one, there are some things the government can do to accelerate the process

Aiswarya Ravi