35,000 km to be completed under Bharat Mala with outlay of Rs 5.35 lakh cr
Approx. 148000 crores of CapEx of railways
Feb 1, 2018 12:03 pm (IST)
Projects worth Rs 2,350 cr under smart city mission completed: FM
Tourist facilities to be upgraded at 210 important monuments: FM
Road Infra – National Highway 9000+ crore roads to be completed
FM proposes reduction in mandatory EPF contribution for women from 12% to 8% for first 3 years
Govt to contribute 12 percent under EPF for all employees for next 3 years: FM
Feb 1, 2018 11:57 am (IST)
2.04 Lcs for Smart City programme: FM Jaitley
Rs 3794 crore allocated for development of MSME sector
Rs 1.38 lakh crore allocated for higher education
Allocation increased to recognised hard work of individuals belonging to SC & ST category
INR 600 cr for nutritional support to all TB patients.
1325 crore people insured under Pradhanmantri Bima Suraksha Yojana
Feb 1, 2018 11:47 am (IST)
National Health Protection scheme to cover 10 crore families i.e. 50 crore beneficiaries, INR 5 Lakh per family per year.
Ekalavya School for the tribal children of India to initiate integrated B-Ed Programme for teachers: FM
Rs 1.38 lakh crore allocated for higher education.
Rs 3794 crore allocated for development of MSME sector. Feb 1, 2018 11:45 am (IST)
Livelihood creation – 14.34 Lacs crore across all ministries. Feb 1, 2018 11:45 am (IST)
National Livelihood Mission ~ 5000 cr. Feb 1, 2018 11:45 am (IST)
Loans to Self-help groups of women will increase to 75000 cr by 2019. Feb 1, 2018 11:42 am (IST)
Everyone in the country to have a house by the year 2022. Feb 1, 2018 11:40 am (IST)
Target to provide free LPG connections to 8cr women population under Ujwalla Yojna. Feb 1, 2018 11:40 am (IST)
Swaccha Bharat Mission – 2 crore toilets to be built Feb 1, 2018 11:40 am (IST)
Government plans to spend 16000 crores under PM Soubhagya Yojana. Feb 1, 2018 11:39 am (IST)
Encourage to sell their surplus solar power at remunerative rates. Feb 1, 2018 11:39 am (IST)
Allocation to promote bamboo sector with an outlay of INR 1290 crores. Feb 1, 2018 11:39 am (IST)
Export of agricultural commodities to be liberalised, says FM Arun Jaitley. Feb 1, 2018 11:35 am (IST)
Setting up an agriculture market fund with a corpus of Rs 2200 Cr is on the to-do list, mentions FM Jaitley. Feb 1, 2018 11:30 am (IST)
Minimum support price for Kharif crops to increase 1.5 times the cost of their produce.
19 minutes ago
Feb 1, 2018 11:24 am (IST)
Operation green has been launched on the lines of operation flood. Sum of Rs 500 crore has been allocated for this purpose. This operation will help farmers generate produce. We also propose to extend kisaan credit cards to live stock farmers,” says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Feb 1, 2018 11:20 am (IST)
Good news for our farmer brothers! Government to emphasize on generating higher income for farmers.
Feb 1, 2018 11:18 am (IST)
Quick updates: As per the Finance Minister, exports are expected to grow at 15% in FY18 & manufacturing sector is already back on growth path.
Feb 1, 2018 11:15 am (IST)
FM says the focus will now be on agriculture, improving education & better health. Feb 1, 2018 11:10 am (IST)
FM Jaitley starts Budget speech in Parliament. Says, we are on track for GDP growth of over 8%.
When our government took over, our nation was considered a part of the fragile five. We have transformed the nation into the fastest growing economy in the world. We are a $2.5 Trillion economy. As a result of measures taken by the government, there is a premium on honesty. India achieved an average growth of 7.5% growth in the last 3 years. We are the third-largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity and seventh largest economy in the world in terms of growth. The manufacturing sector is back on track and services sector, which is India’s backbone, is performing well. This year’s budget will particularly concentrate on agriculture and rural economy. We will also focus on promoting education and healthcare,” says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.