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Economic Relief Package Announced by the Finance Minister in the Wake of COVID-19

GST Council Meeting Highlights: Amnesty Scheme to provide relief to taxpayers regarding late fee for pending returns, Simplification of Annual Return [Read Other Key Decisions]

The 43rd GST Council met under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman through video conferencing here today. The meeting was also attended by Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri Anurag Thakur besides Finance Ministers of States & UTs and senior officers of the Ministry of Finance …

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Government Relaxations provided under Gas Cylinders Rules, 2016

Relaxations provided under Gas Cylinders Rules, 2016,so as to fast track approvals for imported cylinders, pressure vessels for storage and transportation of medical oxygen. Government of India has reviewed the existing procedure for approval of global manufacturers for importing oxygen cylinders by Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organization (PESO). In view of the COVID pandemic, PESO …

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Prime Minister reviews preparations by Armed Forces to assist in Covid-19 management

The Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat today called on the Prime Minister. They reviewed the preparations and operations being undertaken by the Armed Forces to deal with the pandemic. The CDS briefed the PM that all medical personnel from armed forces who have retired or taken pre-mature retirement in the last 2 years …

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PM holds a high level meeting on oxygen supply and availability

PM Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to review the oxygen supply across the country and discuss ways and means to boost its availability. The officials briefed him on the efforts undertaken in the last few weeks to improve the supply of oxygen. PM spoke about the need to work rapidly on multiple aspects: increasing …

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Rajasthan becomes the 5th State to complete Urban Local Bodies (ULB) reforms

Rajasthan has become the 5thState in the country to successfully undertake Urban Local Bodies (ULB)
reforms stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance and has thus become eligible for
additional reform linked borrowing. Accordingly, the State has been granted permission by the Department of Expenditure to mobilise additional financial resources of Rs.2,731crore through Open Market Borrowings.

PIB DIGITAL MEDIA JOURNALISTS

I&B Ministry to consider in near future to extend PIB accreditation to Digital Media Journalists

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry will consider in the near future to extend the facilities and benefits for entities engaged in Uploading and Streaming of News and Current Affairs through Digital Media which are presently available to Print and Television media. These benefits include PIB accreditation for its reporters, cameramen, videographers enabling them with better …

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