Category Archives: Union Budget

The Aam Aurat’s Khaas Budget wishlist

Today, the Aam Aurat too wants the Finance Minister to pay heed to her evolving needs this budget. Keeping up with voice share of women in all kinds of media and forums, the emphasis on financial empowerment of women is conspicuous in the previous few Budgets. This has contributed significantly to the well-being of the… Read More »

FDI – The big story of the union budget 2014-15!

  The first union budget of the newly elected NDA government did not disappoint the market expectations and announced a substantial increase in the foreign investment limit in defence, manufacturing and insurance sectors. The proposal to increase foreign direct investment augers well for the government and the underlying sectors as it showcases a future economic… Read More »

Union Budget 2014-15 highlights – Part 2

As the FM takes his first 5 minute break from giving his budget speech here’s a look at some immediate impact for our personal finance… 1. Unified PPF account to be introduced – so that you don’t have to worry about your PF money next time when you change city or jobs. This is a good… Read More »

Will Modi’s reforms be women friendly?

The Budget 2014 to be presented in July by the Modi Government is awaited by the whole country with great interest. Robust measures are expected to be outlined in almost every sector. Women related reform is one such area which will be keenly watched. With women becoming an important part of the economic development and… Read More »