New Delhi [India], April 20 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved a total of Rs 4,567.50 crore as advance payment to Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech to ramp up vaccine production against coronavirus, sources told ANI.
The Centre has reportedly approved a 16 percent wage hike for Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) employees, Over one lakh LIC employees will be benefitted from the move. The Department of Financial Services (DFS) of the Finance Ministry also reported approved five-day working for the LIC staff.
New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): The formal negotiations on both trade and investment agreements will resume at the Leaders' Meeting of India and EU on May 8 in Portugal, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Tuesday.
Washington [US], April 9 (ANI): US Special Presidential Envoy for climate John Kerry and Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed US-India cooperation on addressing the climate crisis and pursue actions to collaborate on a 2030 agenda for clean and green technologies in the service of the planet.
New Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Global Policy Agenda's suggestion to hasten the transition to a low-carbon economy needs to be viewed in the context of its implications for the emerging market and low-income economies, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): The Ministry of Finance said that India's approach is focused on strengthening intra-BRICS cooperation based on Continuity, Consolidation, and Consensus as India on Tuesday hosted the first meeting of BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors virtually, which was jointly Chaired by Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das.
New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday underscored the need to enhance financial flows to developing countries beyond USD100 billion to strengthen climate action in her meeting with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on Tuesday.
New Delhi, [India], April 6 (ANI/NewsVoir): Recent lifting of ban on cryptocurrency trading by the Supreme Court, followed by statements from India's Finance Minister about this new digital age marvel with open-mindedness augurs extremely well for India's next level of digital leap and digital leadership.