Santosh Kumar Gangwar

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Modi creates two cabinet committees to focus on jobs, economic-growth

06 Jun 2019

Modi creates two cabinet committees to focus on jobs, economic-growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally addressed the elephant in the room. On Wednesday, he formed two Cabinet committees to look into job creation and slow economic growth- two issues which his government is facing in its second term.

Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

18 Jul 2018

Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

The government today informed the Rajya Sabha that it will come out with unemployment data from 2016 in the next two months.

Modi-govt to create 1cr new jobs on 12% pension incentive

29 Mar 2018

Modi-govt to create 1cr new jobs on 12% pension incentive

The government hopes to create 1cr new jobs by bearing the entire 12% of the basic salary that employers are mandated to make towards the pension for the first three years for new employees.

Over 11 lakh PANs deactivated: Is yours one of them?

07 Aug 2017

Over 11 lakh PANs deactivated: Is yours one of them?

The government has deleted or deactivated over 11 lakh duplicate Permanent Account Numbers (PANs)- cases where multiple PANs had been issued to one person.

Entrepreneurs in Noida demand lowering of GST on home appliances

11 Jul 2017

Entrepreneurs in Noida demand lowering of GST on home appliances

With consumer durables attracting a GST of 28%, a group of entrepreneurs from Noida have approached UP Finance Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar and demanded the lowering of tax levied on home appliances.

29 lakh debit cards compromised last year

18 Mar 2017

29 lakh debit cards compromised last year

The government said that over 29 lakh debit cards were the victims of malware attacks in 2016. The cards in question were those used on ATM machines operated by Hitachi.

Banks free to fix charges on cashless transactions

05 Feb 2017

Banks free to fix charges on cashless transactions

To encourage greater participation by banks in developing cashless economy, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed them the freedom to fix service charges on cashless transactions.

Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

12 Dec 2016

Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

Over 202,000 ATM machines in India run on Microsoft XP software that hasn't been upgraded in over two years, making them vulnerable to hackers.

Government to move an amendment bill to strengthen debt recovery

01 Aug 2016

Government to move an amendment bill to strengthen debt recovery

In a bid to strengthen debt recovery laws, Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, 2016 has been cleared in Lok Sabha through a voice vote.