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Economic Times | 14 Sep, 2019 | 04.39PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman press conference highlights: Rs 10,000 crore special funding window for affordable housing

Housing scheme only open to non-NPA, non-NCLT projects, says FM.

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04:24 PM

Finance Minister reaches out to exporters with fresh stimulus

Sitharaman said a comprehensive Agriculture Export Policy was launched on December 6, 2018 with the aim to double farmers' income by 2022.
04:24 PM

Inflation under control, clear signs of revival in factory output: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister said the steps announced to increase credit flow to NBFCs, including the partial credit guarantee scheme, has started showing results.
Inflation under control, clear signs of revival in factory output: Nirmala Sitharaman
04:10 PM

Government announces Rs 10,000 crore special window for completion of non-NPA housing projects

The last-mile funding will be for projects that are non-NPA and non-NCLT and are net worth positive in affordable and middle income category.
04:09 PM

Govt makes house building advances cheaper for government employees

The measures are aimed at solving the funds crunch in the sector and individual home buyers will only feel the secondary impact.
04:08 PM

Key Highlights: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces measures to boost exports, help home buyers

In the last few weeks, government has announced a slew of measures to revive economy.
Key Highlights: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces measures to boost exports, help home buyers
04:08 PM

Nirmala's real estate relief: GOI announces support for affordable housing projects

03:58 PM

What is important at this juncture to ensure MSMEs get cushion

- Nirmala Sitharaman

03:56 PM

Every attempt made is with an expectation it will bring improve numbers next quarter

- Nirmala Sitharaman

03:47 PM

External Commercial Borrowing guidelines will be relaxed to facilitate financing home buyers who are eligible under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

03:43 PM

NIIF, LIC to invest in new housing fund

03:42 PM

3 and half lakh schemes to be targeted for special housing funding window: FM

03:35 PM

Professionals, not govt officials to operate special funding window for housing

03:34 PM

Push aimed at construction of unfinished units: FM

03:34 PM

House building advance to help govt officials buying home

03:32 PM

Last-mile funding window with size of Rs 10,000 crore for affordable, middle-income housing

03:31 PM

Interest rate on house-building advance to be lowered and connected to GSecs: FM

03:30 PM

Revival signs in industrial production, fixed investment: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

03:30 PM

ECB guidelines will be relaxed to faciliate finance for home buyers after consulting RBI: FM

03:29 PM

Steps taken so far for housing

Steps taken so far for housing
03:26 PM

Artisans to be directly onboared govt's e-commerce platform: FM

03:24 PM

Government announces setting up of FTA Utilisation Mission headed by a senior officer in Dept of Commerce, to work with FIEO and export houses to utilise concessional tariffs in each FTA

03:23 PM

FTA booster

FTA booster
03:21 PM

Action Plan to reduce turn around time at airports and ports bench marked to international standards to be implemented by Dec 2019

03:19 PM

Technology to put in place to reduce export turnaround time: FM

03:18 PM

Dubai-like shopping festivals in 4 places in 2020, says FM

03:17 PM

Higher cover for banks lending working capital for exports: FM

03:17 PM

Premium for MSMEs to be far lesser for exports

- Nirmala Sitharaman

03:17 PM

Small tax payers with minor procedural default will not be prosecuted: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

03:16 PM

Export finance will be actively monitored by an inter-ministerial working group. The dept of commerce will run it

03:15 PM

Revenue foregone as a result of RoDTEP implementation would be Rs 50,000 cr

03:14 PM

Fully automated refund route for GST credit: FM

03:11 PM

Will monitor and speed up IT refunds, says FM

03:11 PM

Booster shot

Booster shot
03:11 PM

The scheme of Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP) is a new scheme, it shall completely replace all Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) from January 1, 2020

03:10 PM

Govt to extend the scheme of reimbursement of taxes & duties for export promotion

03:09 PM

New scheme called Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Products to replace the existing all MEIS. Existing MEIS and old ROSL in textile to continue till Dec 31

03:08 PM

Small taxpayers with minor procedural default will not be prosecuted: FM

03:06 PM

Moves for exports

Moves for exports
03:06 PM

On tax assessments

On tax assessments
03:03 PM

What govt has done so far

What govt has done so far
03:01 PM

FM will be meeting PSB chiefs on September 19 on credit flows

03:01 PM

Have improved fiscal deficit, forex reserves are high. Measures being taken to improve credit outflows from banks: FM

03:00 PM

Minimal human interface in tax assessment, says FM

02:59 PM

Transmission of rate cut is being effected by the banks, says FM

02:58 PM

Positive signs

Positive signs
02:57 PM

Inflation under control, IIP steady, says FM

Inflation under control, IIP steady, says FM
02:55 PM

Clear signs of revival in industrial production till July end, says FM

02:55 PM

Revival signs consistent, says FM in presser

02:55 PM

FM shares slides on current macros

FM shares slides on current macros
02:52 PM

This an attempt to connect with the previous announcements made: FM

02:51 PM

We've come before you to announce some measures, which have been formulated during inputs during consultations with stakeholders

- Nirmala Sitharaman

02:36 PM

The measures are expected to boost the economy which reported its weakest growth in more than six years at 5% in the June quarter.

02:36 PM

FM had earlier announced a slew of measures, including front-loading of public expenditure, a massive Rs 100-trillion investment into infrastructure, improved access to credit for businesses.

02:36 PM

Sitharaman is expected to announce sector-specific solutions and targets

02:36 PM

Sitharaman will probably share feedback she has received on the measures taken in recent weeks to lift business confidence and liquidity.

02:35 PM

FM may release sops for realty, export sectors

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to announce further relief measures for the economy on Saturday to reverse the current economic slowdown. Though the agenda of her conference is not detailed, sources said that the focus of the announcements could be on measures to boost the realty and export sectors. (IANS)
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