Parliament's Budget Session usually begins in the last week of January every year.
The government has been increasing the credit target for the farm sector every year and this time also, the target is likely to be increased to Rs 18-18.5 lakh crore for 2022-23.
Responding to various issues, including price rise, raised by the Opposition during the debate, the Finance minister said the government is taking measures to cool down prices of edible oil and other essential commodities.
Financial Commissioner (additional chief secretary) Of Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Department Atal Dulloo has issued guidelines in a three-page order addressed to the government departments and autonomous bodies funded by the government and have further instructed the administrative secretaries to ensure compliance with the measures.
One of the themes of the Union Budget 2022-23 is expected to be asset monetization and fixing of targets for the same.
Sitharaman reached Jammu on the second leg of her two-day tour from Kashmir and also inspected various stalls put up by various beneficiaries of government schemes.
The GDP in Asia's third-largest economy grew by 1.6% in the January-March period, up from 0.5% in the previous quarter when India began pulling out of a steep pandemic-induced recession in the earlier six months.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, while presenting a Rs 69,000-crore budget, said Rs 9,934 crore has been allocated to the healthcare sector.
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The Adityanath-led BJP government presented a Rs 5.5-lakh crore budget for 2021-22 in the Assembly with a target of making Uttar Pradesh self-reliant.
The remarks came after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman read out the Union Budget speech in the Lok Sabha.
The three MPs from Punjab have been sitting on a dharna at Jantar Mantar in Delhi for two months now demanding the repeal of the three farm laws.
Senior BJP leader and defense minister Rajnath Singh asserted that this will strengthen the economy.
Niramala Sithraman also said that income tax return filers increased to 6.48 crore in 2020 from 3.31 crore in 2014.
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The first time, Nirmala Sithraman had in July 2019 ditched the colonial legacy of a Budget Briefcase for the traditional Bahi-Khata to carry Union Budget Papers.
Union budget 2021: This year's budget is widely expected to be an 'economic vaccine' for the pandemic-battered economy.
For the first time since independence, the Union Budget 2021 is going to be completely paperless. In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, the budget papers will not be printed.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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