You have entered an incorrect email address! , The Jawaharlal Nehru University conferred her the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019. Copyright © 2020 Printline Media Pvt. Also read: 2019 was the year when India’s education system took a backseat under Modi regime. 2- She was also ranked as the 34th most powerful women in the world in 2019 by Forbes Magazine. In 1984, she moved to Delhi to complete her Master of Arts and M.Phil in economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). The NRF, however, never took off. 12:29 PM: Domestic markets turn nervous ahead of Nirmala Sitharaman's press conference. Prior to that, she served as a national spokesperson for the BJP. On February 1, 2020, she presented Union Budget 2020-21. ', Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan: All you need to know about the package announced by Prime Minister Modi. , On 31 May 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman was appointed as the finance and corporate affairs minister.
On Tuesday, PM Modi in his fifth address to the nation, since the countrywide lockdown, announced this package to make India self-reliant and urged the people to become vocal for local products, i.e., use of swadeshi. The government had recently come up with two festive schemes to spur demand. Sitharaman formerly served as the Defence Minister of India, thereby becoming India's second female defence minister and also the second female finance minister after Indira Gandhi, and first full-time female Finance Minister. Nirmala Sitharaman; Full Name: Nirmala Sitharaman: DOB: 18/08/1959: Place of Birth: Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu: Political Party: BJP. On the elevated food prices, Bajaj said it is a temporary phenomenon and the government has taken some measures to cool down prices.
On May 2016, she contested and won the Karnataka seat in Rajya Sabha elections. Despite having different political ideologies, the couple married in the year 1986 and have a daughter.
Nirmala Sitharaman (born 18 August 1959) is an Indian economist and politician serving as the current Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India. The current Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian politician who also serves as Minister of Corporate Affairs of India. Sitharaman's father hailed from Musiri, Tiruchirappalli, and her mother's family had its roots in Thiruvenkadu, and in the Thanjavur and Salem districts of Tamil Nadu. Discussions are going on between various stakeholders in the states. Nirmala Sitharaman to unveil another stimulus package soon, says Economic Affairs Secretary The finance minister last month had announced a slew of measures to spur demand and ramp-up capital expenditure. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our. The new measures are mostly focused on generating demand through various new schemes including interest subsidy on loans. 11:50 AM: The government's earlier stimulus package announced in May where it had announced a series of measures to boost economic growth.
In the higher education sector, the policy outlines the setting up of liberal arts universities on the lines of IITs (engineering) and IIMs (management), among other things.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will share the details about the 'Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan' package today at 4 pm via a press conference at the National Media Centre. In 2006, Nirmala Sitharaman joined Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and became the national spokesperson of BJP in 2010. The benefit is likely to ease difficulty for struggling MSMEs. It is difficult for me to commit a date but we have received a lot of requests and comments from various sectors and we are looking into it. She has also worked as a Senior Manager (Research and Development department) for PWC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and at the BBC World Service. , "Who Gets What: Cabinet Portfolios Announced. Read below to find about her early life, education, political career, recognitions and more. 12:20 PM: With the announcement of a fresh stimulus package comes just ahead of Diwali, the government hopes to revive lost demand as people are expected to spend more during the seasonally-active quarter.  She then enrolled for a Ph.D. in Economics with a focus on Indo-Europe trade; but a move to London after her husband secured a scholarship in London School of Economics left her unable to complete the degree. But the news media is in a crisis of its own.  In 2017, she was one of the founding directors of Pranava in Hyderabad. It was followed by the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package of Rs 20.97 lakh crore in May, largely focussed on supply-side measures and long-term reforms. The FDI announcement headlined the many steps the government is planning to take in education.