Finance

‘Saving more’ continues to be the top financial goal of Indians in 2020

YouGov’s latest research reveals that ‘Savings’- either starting to save or increasing one’s current savings is the main financial goal of more than a third of urban Indians (37%) in 2020. Following this, ‘Starting or increasing investment’ (28%) and ‘Securing self or family through insurance’ (22%) were ranked as the mai...

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Credit & Financial Facilities to MSMEs

Credit & Financial Facilities to MSMEs (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) MSME sector has been recognised as a very important sector of the Indian Economy. MSMEs play a major role in industrialization of rural & backward areas and also play a crucial role in providing large employment opportunities. Ministry of Micro, Small &...

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Fund Raising: All you need to know about

Funding means and includes the money required to start and run a business. It is a financial investment in a Company by the owner or external personal for expansion, product development, sales and marketing, office spaces, manufacturing and inventory. Many startups choose to not raise funding from third parties and are funded by their fou...

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A Robot For Accounting & Financial Reporting ?

Robotic Process Automation –  A Technology Saviour For A CFO: A contemporary CFO is expected to not only partners with the CEO in addressing critical business and governance issues, but he is also expected to provide real-time insight on performance. One of the critical roles that a CFO delivers is making the analytical presentatio...

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How to extend PPF account beyond 15 years

We have to initially open the Open the PPF account for 15 years and after the initial period of 15 years is over, one can keep on extending the deposit for a period of 5 years at a time. In fact, this is where the magic of PPF begins. One need not start a fresh PPF account and continue it for all of 15 years — just extend the old one fo...

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Printing process for Budget 2020 commences with Halwa Ceremony

The Halwa ceremony, marking the commencement of Budget printing process for Union General Budget 2020-21, was held here in North Block today morning in the presence of the Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman....

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Pre-Budget: Mounting Fiscal Pressures

Mr. Abheek Barua, Chief Economist, HDFC Bank Ltd. HDFC Banks Treasury has recently come up with a Report on Union Budget 2020-21.  In this report  take a look on how the fiscal math is likely to unfold this year and what can be expected from the 2020-21 budget. ♠ In our opinion the 2020-21 budget […]...

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PM Chairs Meeting with various sectoral groups in a pre-budget exercise 

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi called for a focussed effort from all stakeholders in order to achieve the target  of 5 Trillion Dollar Economy in India. Prime Minister was interacting with various senior Economists, Private Equity/Venture Capitalists, Business Leaders from  Manufacturing, Travel & Tourism, Apparel & FMCG, Analytic...

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FM releases Task Force Report on National Infrastructure Pipeline for 2019-2025

To achieve the GDP of $5 trillion by 2024-25, India needs to spend about $1.4 trillion (Rs. 100 lakh crore) over these years on infrastructure. In the past decade (FY 2008-17), India invested about $1.1 trillion on infrastructure....

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FM launches eBक्रय for online auction of assets attached by banks

Finance Minister launches eBक्रय for online auction of assets attached by banks. Steps announced for boosting digital transactions. Bankers assured of protection for prudent commercial decisions taken. Bank outreach to MSMEs and transmission of rate cuts continues....

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HC dismisses petition against amendments in PMLA through Money Bill

Mr. Jairam Ramesh Vs Union of India And Ors (Delhi High Court) - Mr. Jairam Ramesh Vs Union of India and Ors (Delhi High Court) There is no dispute that the petitioner herein is a Member of Rajya Sabha. The plea of Mr. Chidambram that the petitioner was not aware that such amendments have been carried out as Money Bills, is no reason to challenge the amendments, ...

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Mere use of any forged or counterfeit currency/bank notes is not an offence

Sanskriti Jayantilal Salia Vs. State of Maharashtra (Bombay High Court) - Sanskriti Jayantilal Salia Vs. State of Maharashtra (Bombay High Court) When mens rea is conspicuously absent, mere use of any forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank notes cannot attract the provisions of Section 489(B). The essential ingredient of the said offence being that the person, who r...

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CAG can audit Pvt. Companies if Govt Revenue is in question

Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others (Delhi High Court) - The Delhi High Court has delivered a judgement in the case of Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others on the powers of CAG to audit the revenues of Private Telecom Companies flowing to the Consolidated Fund of India...

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Publishing loan defaulter’s photos in newspapers is illegal

Ujjal Kumar Das & Anr. Vs State Bank of India & Ors. (Calcutta High Court) - Whether or not a secured creditor, which has initiated action for enforcement of its security interest in terms of the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Asset and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002...

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SAT held Ranbaxy Director Guilty of insider trading

Mr. V.K. Kaul Vs Adjudicating Officer (Securities Appelate Tribunals Mumbai) - It is highly improbable to believe the statement of Mrs. Bala Kaul that she bought shares of the target company because of its intrinsic value and strong fundamentals. If that was so, it is not clear, what made her sell these shares on April 10, 2008, when Solrex was still in the process of investin...

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Revised Small Savings Schemes interest rates w.e.f. 01.01.2020

SB Order No. 01/2020 - (01/01/2020) - Rate of interest on various National Small Savings Schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2019-20 ( starting from 1st January ,2020 and ending on 31st March, 2020) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the third quarter of Financial Year 2019-20 (01st October 2019 to 31st December...

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National Savings Time Deposit Scheme, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 922(E) - (12/12/2019) - There shall be four categories of time deposit accounts, namely, One-year account, Two-year account, Three-year account and Five-year account in which a deposit may be made for a period of one year, two years, three years and five years respectively....

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Post Office Savings Account Scheme, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 921(E) - (12/12/2019) - An account under Post Office Savings Account Scheme, 2019 may be opened by making an application in Form-1 by the following- a single adult, two adults jointly, a guardian on behalf of a minor, a guardian on behalf of a person of unsound mind, a minor who has attained the age of ten years, in his ow...

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Kisan Vikas Patra Scheme, 2019

Notification No.G.S.R. 920(E) - (12/12/2019) - Government notifies vide notification No. G.S.R. 920(E), new Kisan Vikas Patra Scheme, 2019 which comes into effect from 12th December 2019. Full text of ‘Kisan Vikas Patra Scheme, 2019’ Notification is as follows:- MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Economic Affairs) NOTIFICATION New De...

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National Savings Certificates (VIII Issue) Scheme, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 919(E) - (12/12/2019) - On an application to accounts office in Form-1, following types of accounts can be opened under National Savings Certificates (VIII Issue) Scheme, 2019 namely- (a) Single Holder Type Account; (b) Joint A- Type Account; and (c) Joint B - Type Account....

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Printing process for Budget 2020 commences with Halwa Ceremony

The Halwa ceremony, marking the commencement of Budget printing process for Union General Budget 2020-21, was held here in North Block today morning in the presence of the Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman....

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Pre-Budget: Mounting Fiscal Pressures

Mr. Abheek Barua, Chief Economist, HDFC Bank Ltd. HDFC Banks Treasury has recently come up with a Report on Union Budget 2020-21.  In this report  take a look on how the fiscal math is likely to unfold this year and what can be expected from the 2020-21 budget. ♠ In our opinion the 2020-21 budget […]...

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‘Saving more’ continues to be the top financial goal of Indians in 2020

YouGov’s latest research reveals that ‘Savings’- either starting to save or increasing one’s current savings is the main financial goal of more than a third of urban Indians (37%) in 2020. Following this, ‘Starting or increasing investment’ (28%) and ‘Securing self or family through insurance’ (22%) were ranked as the mai...

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Posted Under: Finance |

PM Chairs Meeting with various sectoral groups in a pre-budget exercise 

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi called for a focussed effort from all stakeholders in order to achieve the target  of 5 Trillion Dollar Economy in India. Prime Minister was interacting with various senior Economists, Private Equity/Venture Capitalists, Business Leaders from  Manufacturing, Travel & Tourism, Apparel & FMCG, Analytic...

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Credit & Financial Facilities to MSMEs

Credit & Financial Facilities to MSMEs (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) MSME sector has been recognised as a very important sector of the Indian Economy. MSMEs play a major role in industrialization of rural & backward areas and also play a crucial role in providing large employment opportunities. Ministry of Micro, Small &...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Fund Raising: All you need to know about

Funding means and includes the money required to start and run a business. It is a financial investment in a Company by the owner or external personal for expansion, product development, sales and marketing, office spaces, manufacturing and inventory. Many startups choose to not raise funding from third parties and are funded by their fou...

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Posted Under: Finance |

Revised Small Savings Schemes interest rates w.e.f. 01.01.2020

SB Order No. 01/2020 (01/01/2020)

Rate of interest on various National Small Savings Schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2019-20 ( starting from 1st January ,2020 and ending on 31st March, 2020) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the third quarter of Financial Year 2019-20 (01st October 2019 to 31st December,2019)....

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FM releases Task Force Report on National Infrastructure Pipeline for 2019-2025

To achieve the GDP of $5 trillion by 2024-25, India needs to spend about $1.4 trillion (Rs. 100 lakh crore) over these years on infrastructure. In the past decade (FY 2008-17), India invested about $1.1 trillion on infrastructure....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

A Robot For Accounting & Financial Reporting ?

Robotic Process Automation –  A Technology Saviour For A CFO: A contemporary CFO is expected to not only partners with the CEO in addressing critical business and governance issues, but he is also expected to provide real-time insight on performance. One of the critical roles that a CFO delivers is making the analytical presentatio...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

FM launches eBक्रय for online auction of assets attached by banks

Finance Minister launches eBक्रय for online auction of assets attached by banks. Steps announced for boosting digital transactions. Bankers assured of protection for prudent commercial decisions taken. Bank outreach to MSMEs and transmission of rate cuts continues....

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