Briefly Business: DK Mittal gets additional charge of disinvestment

DK Mittal gets additional charge of disinvestment

new delhi: Financial services secretary DK Mittal was on Monday given additional charge of the department of disinvestment in the finance ministry for a period of two months. Mittal, a 1977 batch IAS officer of the UP cadre, succeeds Mohammad Haleem Khan who held full time charge of the DoD and retired on November 30.

'Fiscal deficit may touch 5.5% this year'

Mumbai: Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn Monday said the fiscal deficit is likely to be around 5.5 per cent of the GDP this financial year, which is creating stress on the inflation front.

Golden Card facility for industrialists in UP

Lucknow: To ease access and reach of industrialists and industrial associations to government offices, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued an order to provide them with a facility of a 'Golden Card'. This facility will be available to state presidents and general secretaries of national level industrial associations. Investors, who propose to invest more Rs 200 crore in UP, will also be issued the cards.

Network18 to exit NewsWire18

new delhi: Network18 has said it will sell its entire stake in financial data and news terminal business NewsWire18 to private equity firm Samara Capital for Rs 90 crore.

REC launches R4,500 cr public issue of bonds

new delhi: Rural Electrification Corporation has launched the public issue of tax free bonds to raise Rs 4,500 crore.

FDI inflows jump to $4.67 bn in September

new delhi: India's foreign direct investment inflows more than doubled to $4.67 billion in September, according to an official of the DIPP.

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