Demonetise Rs 2000 notes, says ex-babu in fin min



“Cash is still quite high in the system. There is also stocking of Rs 2,000 notes in evidence. The expansion of digital payments is taking place all over the world. It is happening in India as well. The pace is much slower,” S C Garg, who took VRS from government service after he was abruptly shifted out of the finance ministry, said in a note.



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BSNL, MTNL to spend Rs 11,000 cr on 4G infrastructure



The asset monetisation exercise in the first phase will help BSNL shave off its Rs 14,000-crore debt. The government has said that these firms are strategically important and will not be closed down or divested.



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Stung by shift from finance ministry, Garg seeks VRS



It was not immediately clear when Garg submitted his voluntary retirement scheme application to the government. It was also not known if the government would accept the application. If he hadn’t applied for VRS, he would have retired from government service at the end of October 2020 on attaining of 60 years of age.



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Why getting the 'right' price for Air India will be a tough task



If the government is asking a maximum price for Air India but asks to keep old personnel, it will not match.



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