Union Budget of India

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Others

Government to sell a part of its holding in LIC by way of Initial Public Offer (IPO).Fiber to the Home (FTTH) connections through Bharatnet to link [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Culture and Tourism

An Indian Institute of Heritage and Conservation under Ministry of Culture proposed with the status of a deemed University.5 archaeological sites to be [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Infrastructure

A National Logistics Policy to be released soon to clarify roles of the Union Government, State Governments and key regulators.Single window e-logistics [...]

Budget highlights 2020-21 – Financial Sector

Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) permitted to increase Deposit Insurance Coverage to Rs. 5 lakh from Rs.1 lakh per depositor.NBFCs [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Women Empowerment

Allocation of Rs. 35,600 crore for nutrition-related programs proposed for the FY 2020-21.Rs. 28,600 crores proposed for women-specific programs.The issue [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 -Health

PM Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY): Viability Gap Funding (VGF) window (incentive scheme in which a certain percentage of the total capital cost is paid by the [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Industry, Commerce and Investment

National Technical Textiles Mission: With four-year implementation period from 2020-21 to 2023-24.At an estimated outlay of Rs 1480 crore. To position India [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Education and skills

National Police University and National Forensic Science University proposed for policing science, forensic science, and cyber-forensics.Degree level [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Agriculture and Rural Economy

The government proposed an action plan to boost agriculture and farmers' welfare.Kisan Rail to be set up by Indian Railways through PPP: To build a seamless [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Fiscal Management

For the FY 2019-20:Revised Estimates of Expenditure: at Rs.26.99 lakh Crores.Revised Estimates of Receipts: estimated at Rs.19.32 lakh Crores.For the year [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Indirect Taxes

Simplified GST returns with features like SMS based filing for nil return and improved input tax credit flow to be implemented from 1st April 2020 as a pilot [...]

Budget Highlights 2020-21 – Direct Taxes

New and simplified personal income tax regime proposed wherein tax rates are as follows: Taxable Income (in Rs.) Existing Tax Rates New Tax [...]