Budget 2019: Rs 29,000-cr set aside for women and child development ministry; social sector services get major boost
Nirmala Sitharaman announced during the Union Budget 2019 that a sum of Rs 29,000 crore has been set aside for the Women and Child Development Ministry for the next fiscal, a 17 percent increase over the 2018-2019 financial year.
Union Budget: India set to become $3 trillion economy in current fiscal; need structural reforms to be $5 trillion, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Union Budget 2019-20 on Friday that India is set to become a $3 trillion economy in the current fiscal, and structural reforms are needed to reach $5 trillion in next few years.
Budget 2019: Govt promises big investment in agri and allied sectors; 10,000 FPO's, new scheme to overhaul fishery industry announced
Aiming to double farmers' income by 2022, the government during the Union Budget 2019 on Friday said it will invest in a big way in developing infrastructure in both agriculture and allied farm sector, and encourage private entrepreneurs in food processing.
Health Sector Budget: Rs 62,659-cr outlay announced, highest in the past 2 FYs; Rs 6,400-cr earmarked for AB-PMJAY
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday during the Union Budget 2019 announced Rs 62,659.12 crore outlay for the health sector in 2019-2020 fiscal, the highest in the last two financial years.
Union Budget 2019: CBI receives Rs 781.01 crore, a marginal increase of Rs 2.08 crore from last year's allocation
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing several sensitive, high-profile corruption and banking scam cases, got Rs 781.01 crore in Union Budget for 2019-20, a marginal increase of Rs 2.08 crore from last year.
Union Budget 2019: Govt announces more incentives for businesses embracing digital payments in bid to promote cashless transactions
In a bid to promote cashless transactions, the govt during the Union Budget 2019 said that businesses with an annual turnover of over Rs 50 crore can offer low-cost digital modes of payments and no charges or MDR will be imposed on them or their customers.
Tourism Sector Budget 2019: Govt plans to transform 17 'iconic sites' into world-class destinations to boost tourism sector, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday during the Union Budget 2019 said 17 "iconic sites" will be transformed into world-class destinations to give a boost to the tourism sector.
Nirmala Sitharaman presents Union Budget 2019 in Parliament; FM met with President Ram Nath Kovind before her speech
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha at Parliament, in New Delhi today.
Daily Bulletin: Nirmala Sitharaman to present NDA-2 maiden Union Budget at 11 am; Subramanian Swamy to be cross-examined today in National Herald case; day's top stories
Here are the top stories of the day: Nirmala Sitharaman to present Union Budget 2019 in Parliament today; Supreme Court to decide on plea seeking court-monitored probe into Haren Pandya murder today; Subramanian Swamy to be cross-examined at Delhi court in the National Herald case today