Sticking to her promise of issuing clarifications on the budget presented in Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held an interactive session in Chennai. Acknowledging that due subsidies were to be released; she said that the government will soon be releasing the subsidy amount. She also acknowledged that an amount worth Rs 4000 crore as GST tax collection was yet… Continue reading "Nirmala Sitharaman clarifies on budget in Chennai"
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Stating that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is to provide citizenship and not to snatch one, Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman has said the government is ready to talk with those who have apprehensions that they would be deprived of citizenship. Speaking on CAA at an event organised by the Chennai Citizen’s Forum on Sunday, she… Continue reading "Nirmala Sitharaman in Chennai, says CAA is to provide citizenship"
The Indian Air Force (IAF) will be pressed to rescue students caught in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Theni district, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced. In a series of tweets, she said the Southern Command was in touch with the Theni District Collector. Authorities in Tamil Nadu were engaged in a massive operation on Sunday to rescue 20 students… Continue reading "Kurangani fire: Many trapped in hills, Nirmala Sitharaman rushes IAF"
Nirmala Sitharaman reiterates that GeM is the most transparent, accountable and efficient public procurement portal
Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has reiterated that GeM is the most transparent, accountable and efficient public procurement portal and has already resulted in savings of crores of Rupees to the Government. In a press conference today she strongly denied the charges levelled against GeM by the Congress Party. In the Press conference held on 21st April 2017… Continue reading "Nirmala Sitharaman reiterates that GeM is the most transparent, accountable and efficient public procurement portal"
The logo of the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) was launched today by the Commerce & Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. On the occasion she said that this is an ambitious task as India’s intellectual property related activities need great traction. The logo has been designed keeping in mind the slogan of the National IPR Policy: “Creative India,… Continue reading "Nirmala Sitharaman launches the CIPAM Logo"
Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Commerce and Industry Minister and her Brazilian counterpart Mr. Marcos Pereira, Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services held bilateral talks on 13th October, 2016 in New Delhi who is in India to participate in the BRICS summit. The Brazilian Minister thanked Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman for holding the meeting and congratulated India on taking over the Presidency… Continue reading "Nirmala Sitharaman and Mr. Marcos Pereira, Foregin Trade and Services, Brazil"
As part of the initiative of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to provide easy access to the public with regard to India’s export, import and balance of trade data in an analytical format, over time and space, Commerce & Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today launched a new enhanced Dashboard on Foreign Trade Data. Speaking on the occasion she… Continue reading "Launch of Enhanced Foreign Trade Data Dashboard"
Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has said that steps have been taken to sort out the implementation issues related to CEPA and improve bilateral trade as well as trade balance with Japan. Speaking at the seminar on promoting India’s exports to Japan under India-Japan CEPA and release of RIS report on India-Japan CEPA in New Delhi today she… Continue reading "Nirmala Sitharaman says steps have been taken to sort out the implementation issues related to CEPA"