Top events of the day: Rajya Sabha session, GST council meet & more

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PM Modi to meet Fin Min officials 

Ahead of the Union Budget presentation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet officials of all the five departments under the finance ministry on June 20 to discuss the road map for boosting the country's growth and generating jobs. Modi is expected to discuss the road map for every department as well as the strategy for increasing the revenue mop-up and taking reform steps to push GDP growth, which has slipped to five-year low of 6.8 per cent in 2018-19. 

 
First day of new Rajya Sabha session 

The Rajya Sabha will meet from June 20 to July 26 for the upcoming session of Parliament, the Upper House secretariat said. President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament in the Central Hall at 11 am on June 20.

RBI to infuse Rs 12,500 cr into financial system

The Reserve Bank of India said it will infuse Rs 12,500 crore into the financial system through bond purchases on June 20. The decision has taken based on a review of the evolving liquidity conditions and assessment of the durable liquidity needs going forward, the central bank said in a statement.

BMW International open 

The 31st BMW International Open is all set to kick-off at the new look Golfclub München Eichenried in Munich, Germany. The four-day event, which is a part of the European Tour, will get underway from June 20. Ace India golfers like S.S.P. Chawrasia, Shiv Kapur and Gaganjeet Bhullar will be seen participating in the tournament and will put forth the Indian challenge.
First day of new Rajya Sabha session 

The Rajya Sabha will meet from June 20 to July 26 for the upcoming session of Parliament, the Upper House secretariat said. President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament in the Central Hall at 11 am on June 20.