Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has arrived at the parliament and all set to present her next budget in the Lok Sabha today, which is likely to be the most important budget of the decade . She and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur are at the Parliament for presenting the Union Budget 2021-22. Earlier, they met President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The Union Finance Minister said that the budget “like never before”. It is expected that the budget would be initiating transformational measures in the health care, on employment and for the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). India Inc.
On January 23, Finance Minister launched the “Union Budget Mobile App” that will offer easy and quick access to Union Budget information to all stakeholders.
The Budget documents will be available on the Mobile App after the completion of the Budget Speech by the Finance Minister in Parliament on 1st February, 2021.
She presented the Economic Survey 2020,on Friday where she projected the GDP growth at 11 per cent in FY22. Stay tuned for Budget 2021 updates on bfsi.eletsonline.com.
#Budget2021 | Finance Minister #NirmalaSitharaman will present the ninth budget of Narendra Modi’s government in the Lok Sabha at 11 am
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman calls on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, before the presentation of Union Budget 2021-22 in the Parliament today.
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- Physical and Financial capital and infrastructure
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We will also give Rs. 2 lakh crore to states and autonomous bodies for their capital expenditure: FM Sitharaman.
Jal Jeevan Mission will be unveiled across all urban local bodies. Rs 2.87 lakh crore outlay for Jal Jeevan Mission over 5 years: FM Nirmala Sitharaman.
I announce further infusion of Rs. 20,000 crore for public sector banks: FM Nirmala Sitharaman.
I am providing a record sum of Rs 1,10,055 crores for Railways of which Rs. 1,07,100 crores is for Capital Expenditure only: FM.
LCotton farmers saw stupendous increase in the amount that was paid to them in 2013-14, that was 90 cr and it was increased to over 25,000 crore in 2020-21: FM.
No income tax filing for senior citizens above 75 years of age who have only pension, interest income: FM Nirmala Sitharaman.
Affordable housing deduction extended by one year to FY22.
Tax exemption to notified rental housing projects: FM.