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Union Budget 2016 - Agriculture Articles

Mar 4, 2016

Budget 2016: At the time of deepening distress, govt's rural push may not be adequate

Many of these schemes are to be financed as per the restructured formula of the Centrally Sponsored Schemes where the States would be contributing more towards implementation. Amidst the competing priorities of States, the sector may not receive adequate attention in their budgets. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #NDA #PM Nardendra Modi #Union Budget 2016

Mar 1, 2016

55% wages still delayed: Why more funds for MNREGA in Budget not enough

The allocation for MNREGA was the "highest ever" according to the FM at Rs 38,500 crore for 2016-17. This year the amount stood at Rs 36,967 crore. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #MNREGA #Monsoon #NDA #rural distress #social sector 2016 #Union Budget 2016

Feb 29, 2016

Budget 2016: Govt proposes 2 and bids adieu to 13 cesses, hikes environment levy

Government on Monday proposed Krishi Kalyan Cess and Infrastructure Cess, raised incidence of Environment levy, while deciding to do away with as many as 13 cesses which do not yield more than Rs 50 crore in a year. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #clean energy cess #Clean Environment Cess #Environment levy #Infra 2016 #Infrastructure Cess #Krishi Kalyan Cess #NDA #Union Budget 2016

Feb 29, 2016

Budget 2016: Govt cuts down on subsidies for food, fertiliser and petroleum

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made the announcement in his Budget 2016 speech, lowering the susidies by over four percent to nearly Rs 2.31 lakh crore. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #Economy 2016 #NDA #Union Budget 2016

Feb 29, 2016

Budget 2016 Live: Jaitley's has delivered his economic mantra, a year we will know how good it was

What is making his task particularly difficult is the fact the Narendra Modi government is going through a rough patch due to the heightening criticism over the rising intolerance. The JNU imbroglio and the Rohith Vemula suicide only aggravated the problem. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #banking 2016 #Defence 2016 #Economy 2016 #finance 2016 #investing 2016 #NDA #NewsTracker #Personal 2016 #Tax #Union Budget 2016 #Union Budget 2016-17 #Union Budget Speech

Feb 29, 2016

Budget 2016: Govt to implement DBT of fertiliser subsidy to farmers on a pilot basis

The country's annual subsidy is about Rs 73,000 crore, a majority of which is paid to the manufacturers of controlled fertiliser urea. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #DBT #Direct Benefit Transfer #NDA #Union Budget 2016

Feb 29, 2016

Budget 2016: Government gives Rs 36000 cr to farm sector; agri-credit at Rs 9 lakh cr

Aiming to double farmers income by 2022, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced an allocation of nearly Rs 36,000 crore for the farm sector while raising the agri-credit target to Rs 9 lakh crore for the next fiscal. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #NDA #NewsTracker #Union Budget 2016

Feb 26, 2016

Budget 2016: Tax incentives vital for success of Make in India and other initiatives

The newly launched Start-Up India, Stand-Up India initiative is a step in the right direction to nurture entrepreneurship development in the country. #Agriculture 2016 #Arun Jaitley #Infra 2016 #NDA #NPAs #smart cities 2016 #social sector 2016 #Taxes 2016 #Union Budget 2016