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Odisha places Rs 6,500 crore proposal in rail budget

Odisha government today placed a demand of Rs 6,500 crore before the Centre for railway infrastructure development in the 2018-19 budget.The demand includes detailed proposals for ongoing projects, sanctioning of new lines, station modernisation, introduction ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Budget 2018: An Exercise in Mindlessness

'In the final analysis, all Budgets everywhere are like the schemes hatched by A A Milne's lovable Winnie-the-Pooh.''They may be well-intended, but often go awry.''Although Pooh and his friends agree that he 'has very little brain', he is occasionally acknowledged to have a clever idea, usually driven by common sense.''This Budget at a first glance does not appear to belong to that latter category,' says economist Shreekant Sambrani. IMAGE: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley makes a point during the ...
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Piyush Goyal: 'Private sector may be allowed to set up their own railway line'

'Our focus will be on introducing new technologies to improve passenger comfort.' 'We are planning to introduce closed-circuit television and wi-fi facility on every train and in every station.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com As Indian Railways undergoes a major transformation, the Union Budget has unveiled its largest ever capital expenditure plan, with Rs 73,065 crore earmarked for safety-related initiatives alone.   Against this backdrop, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal, ...
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Jaitley: 'Budget reflects conviction and mood of PM'

'This year, the surprise package is going to be the GST' 'This year is the year of consolidation'  'Healthcare and social spending is a big thing for this Budget. The focus is legitimate' In an interview with Doordarshan News, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the fiscal deficit slippage this financial year (2017-18) was largely statistical. He told A K Bhattacharya that the glide path of the economy would remain consistent.   This is the first time that you have slipped in meeting ...
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India needs $ 4.5 trn by 2040 to develop infrastructure

About railways sector, the Survey said that it is facing stiff competition from other modes of transportation and the government is initiating various transformative measures to keep railways on track. India will need about $4.5 trillion in the next 25 years for infrastructure development, of which it will be able to garner about USD 3.9 trillion, the Economic Survey said.   "The Global Infrastructure Outlook reflects that rising income levels and economic prosperity is likely to further ...
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Budget: FM may raise divestment target for 2018-19 to Rs 100,000 crores

This will encompass the sale of Air India, a number of other privatisation initiatives, mergers, initial public offerings, the Centre’s two exchange-traded funds, buybacks and offers-for-sale, and even monetisation of land assets. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Buoyed by the success of this year’s divestment programme, the finance ministry could set an even higher target of Rs 900 billion-1 trillion (Rs 90,000-100,000 crore) for 2018-19.   This will encompass the sale of ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Budget 2018 Highlights: India Creates World’s Largest Healthcare Program!

Current BJP Govt’s last Union Budget has been announced, and there have been mixed reactions from the business community, and the public at large. While socialists and liberals are rejoicing on the fact that India has created world’s largest healthcare ...
 Trak.in3 weeks ago

Union Budget 2018: Here is the full text of Finance Minister Arun Jailtey's speech

On Thursday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the last full budget of the Modi government. Arun Jaitley, who arrived in the Lok Sabha to present the general budget for the fiscal year 2018-19, was the center of attraction between journalists and ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago
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How Gadkari plans to change the way you travel

'Do not want to stop production of petrol, diesel cars.' ‘Environment-friendly and cost-effective indigenous production is our philosophy.’ Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, bottom, left, known for promoting innovative ideas in transportation, created a stir some time back when he pitched for 100 per cent electric mobility by 2030. In an interview with Megha Manchanda & Jyoti Mukul, he talks about the Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) and electric vehicles.
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'Achche Din has become an albatross around Modi's neck'

'The middle class stood by the BJP, especially after demonetisation, and they expected something in return.''Some section of the BJP believes the middle class is condemned to vote for the BJP as they have no other choice.''They think they can treat them any way, still the middle class will run to vote for it.''That's what the Budget seems to convey.' "Giving Rs 40,000 standard deduction and taking away other benefits worth Rs 35,000. And increasing cess. These are all tactless decisions. You ...
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