Ritesh Agarwal

OYO clarifies 5,000 job cuts is not due to Coronavirus scare

Oyo issues coronavirus advisory to its employees and announces 5,000 job cuts globally. The job cuts are a part of the company's restructuring announcement in January 2020, and not owing to Covid-19 scare, an OYO spokesperson clarified. Mar 5, 2020

Cryptocurrency ban lifted by RBI in India: What the SC ruling means?

The SC lifted the cryptocurrency ban imposed by RBI in early 2018, which prevented financial institutions in India from providing banking services to cryptocurrency companies. Industry experts hail SC's bold move, but advise users on exercising caution trading in crypto and companies to improve AML policies and ensure data privacy. Mar 5, 2020
Schemes by Ministry of Finance for Women Empowerment in India

Women's Day 2020: Women empowerment schemes in India since 2014

Besides allocation of Rs. 16712.72 crore under the Stand-Up India scheme for women empowerment, the Ministry of Finance has launched various schemes with special provisions to benefit women and help them accentuate their dreams in the last six years, since 2014. Mar 3, 2020
Farmers' suicide

Government enables farmers secure loan upto Rs 3 lakh at 4% interest through KCC scheme

In an intent to free farmers from the clutches of money lenders, the government introduced the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme to enable farmers to secure loans up to Rs 3 lakh at a 4% interest rate on the condition of timely repayment. The government has set an estimate of Rs 20,000 crore which will be utilized to sanction loans to KCC cardholders. Mar 2, 2020