While the details were not announced, the scheme is likely to be enforced through the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008, (UWSS Act) that gives a legal framework for providing social security benefits to workers in the unorganised sector. … [Read more...] about Piyush Goyal sounds poll bugle: Direct cash to farmers, pension for unorganised workers, tax break for middle class
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The decision will allow at least 25 malls, several other shops and restaurants across the city to stay open throughout. However, it is the choice of owners whether they want to keep them open 24X7, in view of the business benefits. The days on which the establishments will remain open round-the-clock will also be decided by the owner, said the report. … [Read more...] about Mumbai’s malls & eateries to run 24×7, move called by state tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray
Given the impending elections and the political narrative of farm distress, a special package aimed at farmers was largely expected from the Budget. It primarily focused on a direct cash transfer to farmers (land holdings of up to 2 hectares) of Rs 6,000 annually, costing Rs 75,000 crore (0.36 percent of GDP) in FY20, and a partial Rs 20,000 crore (0.1 percent of GDP) in FY19. The government also announced a 5 percent interest rate subvention on the timely repayment of loans by farmers (pursuing animal husbandry and fisheries). … [Read more...] about Budget 2019: An Election Agenda?
During this period, Goyal said that benami assets worth Rs 6,900 crore and foreign assets worth Rs 1,600 crore have been attached. He also added that as many as 3,38,000 shell companies have been detected and de-registered, and their directors disqualified. … [Read more...] about Budget 2019: Centre brought Rs 1.3 lakh crore under tax net after demonetisation