Category Archives: Union Budget

Budget 2013 – Effects on Women!

Women were expected to be given importance in this year’s Budget, considering their increasing importance in different areas in the economy – both as homemakers and as working women.  The Budget was a mixed bag for women, with some positives and some expectations not met.

Proposals directed at your purse!

What will be cheaper? Leather goods including footwear should cost lower if the manufacturers pass on the duty reduction (from 7.5% to 5%) to consumers Pre-forms precious and semi-precious stones would cost lower as a result of duty reduction from 10% to 2%. It should help women shine more J Women and to some extent… Read More »

Budget 2013 highlights on financial sector!

Financial sector to stand on strong legal and structural platform. –      Standing council of experts to analyse financial sector and check transactional costs. –      12500 plus crore for capital infusion of public banks. –      Financial Inclusion on course – all Regional Banks already on Core Banking System. –      All public Sector banks to have ATMs… Read More »