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TN CM EPS made two major announcements in TN Assembly today that could change the way of Governance

  • Zero proof Identity based predictive Govt. service delivery.

  • Establishment of a Blockchain backbone infrastructure for the Govt of Tamil Nadu

 

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman replies to Budget 2019 debate in Rajya Sabha

Congress leader T Subbarami Reddy speaking during the discussion on the Union Budget in Rajya Sabha

0% loan scheme for farmers – exchanges between YS Jagan and Naidu in the AP Assembly

  • AP Assembly witnessed a verbal duel between AP CM YS Jagan and former CM Chandrababu Naidu over the interest paid towards the 0% interest scheme for farmers.
  • Mr Naidu quoted from the Socio-Economic Survey to say that his Govt had met its Commitment.
  • Mr Jagan retorted by saying that the TDP Govt had contributed only Rs 630 crores towards the scheme where Rs 11,600 cr was payable.
  • The AP Assembly witnessed exchanges from both sides on the issue.

What Structural reforms will the Govt. do, What Bold decisions will they take, How will they improve investments?: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Union Budget

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s speech in the Rajya Sabha on the Union Budget, Excerpts:

  • Very unhappy democracy is suffering a blow every day.
  • Condemn what is happening in Karnataka and Goa.
  • This could have a very damaging effect on the economy.
  • I appeal to them to respect Democracy.
  • Quotes Bharatiyar and says I am very Happy she is the first Woman Finance Minister of India and doubly Happy she is from Tamil Nadu.
  • Refers to the Macro economic figures missing from the Budget Speech.
  • Economy could grow between 6.5 to 6.8%, which is not good for the bottom 20% of the population.
  • The projections of Tax collections are unrealistic.
  • The Economy is weak the Budget Speech is unsipid.
  • Expect the Govt to tell us
  • What Structural reforms, they will do
  • What Bold decisions they will take to revive the economy
  • How they will improve investments
  • To spur India’s growth to 8 % this year and to raise it to double digit 10% …