Arvind Mayaram

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Modi govt lobbied hard for ratings upgrade from Moody's, but US agency didn't budge
Business

Modi govt lobbied hard for ratings upgrade from Moody's, but US agency didn't budge

Moody's Diron said that, not only was India's debt burden high relative to other countries with the same credit rating, but its debt affordability was also low

RBI chief Raghuram Rajan wins over Modi despite broad mistrust
Business

RBI chief Raghuram Rajan wins over Modi despite broad mistrust

Modi's support would be important if the 53-year-old RBI chief is to get the banking sector to complete a cleanup of massive debts and force defaulters to pay up.

Hours before retirement, Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new home secretary
Business

Hours before retirement, Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new home secretary

From being the chief secretary of Rajasthan who was spearheading economic reforms, IAS official Rajiv Mehrishi now takes charge as the new Finance Secretary of India.

Finance ministry to tourism to minority affairs: Arvind Mayaram shifted once again
India

Finance ministry to tourism to minority affairs: Arvind Mayaram shifted once again

Arvind Mayaram, who was shunted from finance ministry to tourism, has now been transferred to minority affairs ministry even before he took charge.

Finance secy Mayaram shunted to tourism, Rajasthan chief secy replaces him
Economy

Finance secy Mayaram shunted to tourism, Rajasthan chief secy replaces him

Mayaram, who has twin roles as both finance and economic affairs secretary and was appointed by the previous government, has been shifted to the tourism ministry.<br />

India for greater intl policy synergy for strong global growth: Mayaram
Economy

India for greater intl policy synergy for strong global growth: Mayaram

Mayaram garnered support from the emerging market economies like China and Indonesia while batting for the need to have greater international policy co-ordination to deal with the negative spillovers

Budget 2015-16: Smart cites, high speed trains on the cards, says Mayaram
Economy

Budget 2015-16: Smart cites, high speed trains on the cards, says Mayaram

The Finance Ministry has already initiated the exercise for Budget 2015-16 by seeking inputs from various Ministries and Departments.<br />

Economic conditions becoming favourable for RBI to cut rate: Mayaram
Economy

Economic conditions becoming favourable for RBI to cut rate: Mayaram

Mayaram argued that the wholesale price (WPI) inflation is at the lowest level since October, 2009 and retail inflation (CPI) is less than 8 per cent which is the target for this year according to a RBI panel report.<br />

HDFC Bank, Punj Lloyd among 26 FDI proposals to be considered on 1 Oct
Finance

HDFC Bank, Punj Lloyd among 26 FDI proposals to be considered on 1 Oct

The other proposals before the FIPB include Holcim (India) Pvt Ltd, O-zone Networks Pvt Ltd and Turner General Entertainment Networks.<br />

Modi govt cuts annual borrowing target by Rs 8000 cr
Economy

Modi govt cuts annual borrowing target by Rs 8000 cr

The Central Government on Friday said it would borrow Rs 2.40 lakh crore from markets in the second half of the current fiscal, Rs 8,000 crore less than the annual estimate.<br />

Something for the FinMin to smile about: Falling crude prices help control fiscal deficit
Economy

Something for the FinMin to smile about: Falling crude prices help control fiscal deficit

Lower crude prices mean less government outlay for India, which imports 80 percent of its oil needs - at a cost of $168 billion last year - and subsidizes oil products such as diesel and fertilizer.<br />

India's GDP to rebound to over 7% in 2-3 years: Mayaram
Economy

India's GDP to rebound to over 7% in 2-3 years: Mayaram

He further said the policies pursued by the Emerging Market Economies (EMEs) to bring growth back have been effective and India stands committed to the incremental 2 per cent growth in the global GDP.<br />

FIPB approves 21 FDI projects; rejects Sistema Shyam's proposal
Economy

FIPB approves 21 FDI projects; rejects Sistema Shyam's proposal

The board also gave a go ahead to Indusind Bank's proposal with regard to foreign investment

FinMin pitches for rating upgrade with Moody's, says will keep fiscal deficit in check
Economy

FinMin pitches for rating upgrade with Moody's, says will keep fiscal deficit in check

Moody's has assigned 'Baa3' rating on India, with a stable outlook, which suggests the possibility of an upgrade.<br />

FIPB to consider 35 FDI proposals on 16 Sept
Economy

FIPB to consider 35 FDI proposals on 16 Sept

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) headed by Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram will hold its 210th meeting on September 16 and there are 35 proposals on the agenda, the ministry said.<br />

Disinvestments to start in 2-3 months, target to be exceeded: Mayaram
Economy

Disinvestments to start in 2-3 months, target to be exceeded: Mayaram

The Budgeted disinvestment target of Rs 58,425 crore include Rs 43,425 crore from selling stake in PSUs and another Rs 15,000 crore from sale of residual stake in the erstwhile government companies.<br />

Diesel subsidy will be wiped out if global oil prices hold: Arvind Mayaram
Economy

Diesel subsidy will be wiped out if global oil prices hold: Arvind Mayaram

Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Thursday he hoped diesel subsidy would be wiped out soon and prices would become market-determined if current global oil prices hold.<br />

Signs of green shoots? Arvind Mayaram says economy to grow 5.8% this fiscal
Economy

Signs of green shoots? Arvind Mayaram says economy to grow 5.8% this fiscal

Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram told an industry event that industrial production data suggested that corporate order books are building up.

Diesel prices will soon become market linked, says Mayaram
Economy

Diesel prices will soon become market linked, says Mayaram

The Finance Ministry today expressed hope that domestic diesel prices will soon become market linked in the backdrop of softening global crude oil rates.

No cheer yet: Fin Min says restrictions on gold imports likely to continue
Economy

No cheer yet: Fin Min says restrictions on gold imports likely to continue

The Finance Ministry today indicated that restrictions on gold import scheme are likely to continue till situation becomes "more comfortable".