Nirmala Sitharaman speaks about a special meeting to be held in July to discuss State compensation.

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There is no denying the fact that these are uncertain times and the government is feeling the heat as the national economy takes a dramatic hit. To palliate the blow faced by the economy, Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Finance Minister said on Friday that there will be a meeting held next month. The agenda of this meeting is to mainly discuss the compensation to states.  Sitharaman said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) council will discuss borrowing to compensate states and ideally who will pay it back.  The minister said,…

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: 8.19 cr. farmers got 1st installment of Rs 2,000. If you didn’t get it, do this.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the fifth and final phase related to the economic package of 20 lakh crore rupees that as of May 6, the beneficiaries of 8.19 crore PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana have got an installment of Rs 2,000 under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. After the launch of the scheme, 5 installments of Rs 2,000 have been sent to the farmers so far. Its sixth installment is also coming soon. If the amount of PM farmer has not come in your account then you can still get…

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New on the banks of Ganga! Herbal Medicine Corridor to generate Rs. 5000-crore income for farmers

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The Finance Minister had said that the government is planning to spend Rs 3.16 lakh crore for families of migrant workers. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced the third tranche of Rs 20 lakh crore Coronavirus relief package announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on May 12. She has announced an assistance of Rs 4,000 crore for the promotion of herbal cultivation in the country. The government has decided to cover 10 lakh hectares in the next two years with a fresh set of investments.…

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