Arun Jaitley Current Affairs - 2019

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Thawarchand Gehlot appointed as Leader of Rajya Sabha

Thawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment was recently appointed as Leader of Rajya Sabha (Council of States). The Leader of the Rajya Sabha is appointed by the party in power at Centre. This position was occupied by senior BJP leader and former Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley in previous Narendra Modi-led government Read More…

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‘Benefits of the Aadhaar – where it stands today’

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has released a Facebook post titled ‘Benefits of the Aadhaar – where it stands today’ highlighting how the efficient use of the Aadhaar based identification has aided in improving the governance and in efficient delivery of services. How Aadhaar has aided in reducing leakages? The Finance Minister highlights the efficacy Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Two years of insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has written a Facebook post titled ‘Two years of insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)”. In the post, he explains how things have been changed after the IBC was passed by the Parliament. Once the IBC was passed by the government, the government took immediate steps to set up Insolvency Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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19th meeting of FSDC held in New Delhi

The 19th meeting of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The meeting was attended by RBI Governor Dr. Urjit R. Patel, SEBI chairman, IRDAI Chairman along with heads and other senior officers of Government and financial sector regulators. Key Highlights of Read More…

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Government launches Financial Inclusion Index

Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley launched Financial Inclusion Index in New Delhi. It was launched after his Annual Performance Review Meeting with CEOs of Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Financial Inclusion Index (FII) The annual FII will be released by Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance. It will be measure Read More…

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Finance Ministry launches web portal to grant loans to MSMEs within hour

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched portal www.psbloansin59minutes.com to enable micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get in-principle approval of loans within hour without need for branch visit. The web portal will enable in principle approval for MSME loans up to Rs. 1 crore within 59 minutes from Small Industries Development Bank of India Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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GST Council approves converting GSTN into government owned entity

The 27th meeting of GST Council chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has approved proposal of convert GST Network (GSTN) into government entity from current private entity status by taking over stakes held by private entities. The council has agreed to buy out stake of private entities in GSTN. Following the move, central government will Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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