Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2023, the last budget of Modi 2.0 before the 2024 general elections. This is the first budget of the “Amrit Kaal”, he said during his speech.
The FM said that the Budget 2023 hopes to build on the foundation of the previous budget and blueprint for India at 100. The country’s growth rate in the fiscal year 2023-23 will be the highest among all major economies of the world at seven percent.
Here are the key points announced by Union Finance Minister Sitharaman so far:
Highlights of the Finance Minister so far
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In line with its commitment to ensure food security, the Central Government implemented the PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana from January 1, 2023. Under this, there is a plan to supply free food grains for one year to all ‘Antyodaya’ and ‘Priority’ families.
The huge potential in tourism should be harnessed and the tourism sector should be promoted in “mission mode”.
FM Sitharaman in her address enumerated seven major priorities of Budget 2023-24. This includes sectors such as inclusive growth, last mile connectivity, infrastructure and investment, unlocking potential, green growth, youth and financial sector.
He said: The government will launch a Rs 2,200-crore self-reliant clean scheme programme.
Modi 2.0’s last budget before Lok Sabha elections, Sitharaman’s announcements so far.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2023, the last budget of Modi 2.0 before the 2024 general elections.
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