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Nirmala Sitharaman presents Union Budget: LIVE Union Budget
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Nirmala Sitharaman presents Union Budget: LIVE

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 01 Feb 2022, 10:24 am

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is presenting the annual Budget on Tuesday. This budget is being presented ahead of the Assembly polls in several states including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

LIVE Updates

Digital currency (rupees) to be introduced using blockchain and other technologies by RBI starting 2022-23: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:33 pm

400 new trains under Vande Bharat mission in the next 3 years: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:28 pm

Taxpayers can file updated returns within 2 years: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:27 pm

Sitharaman announces 30 percent tax on digital assets transfer

01 Feb 2022, 12:27 pm

Corporate surcharge to be reduced from 12 percent to 7 percent: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:26 pm

75 Digital Banking units to be set up in 75 districts: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:18 pm

"75 Digital Banking Units to be set up in 75 districts, by scheduled commercial banks. To provide a further thrust to digital banking and financial innovation," said Sitharaman. 

In 2022-23, 80 lakh houses will be completed for identified eligible beneficiaries of the PM Awas Yojana, both in the rural & urban areas. This will promote affordable housing for economically weak & middle class in urban areas: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:13 pm

One Class, One TV channel programme of PM eVidya to be expanded: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:08 pm

"One Class, One TV Channel programme of PM eVidya to be expanded from 12 to 200 TV channels. To enable all states to provide supplementary education in regional languages, to children in classes 1 - 12," said Sitharaman. 

Sitharaman announces implementation of Ken Betwa Linking project

01 Feb 2022, 12:06 pm

"Implementation of Ken Betwa Linking project at est. cost of Rs. 44,605 Cr. will be taken up. This is aimed at providing Irrigation benefits to 9.0 lakh hectare farmland, drinking water to 62 lakh people, 103 MW hydropower, and 27 MW solar power generation," said Sitharaman. 

The estimated procurement of wheat in Rabi 2021-22 & paddy in Kharif 2021-22 will cover 1,208 lakh metric tonnes of wheat and paddy from 163 lakh farmers. About Rs. 2.37 lakh crores will be direct payment of MSP to their accounts: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 12:05 pm

 

National Ropeways Development Programme to be taken up in PPP mode: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:56 am

"National Ropeways Development Programme to be taken up in PPP mode, the aim is to improve connectivity, besides promoting tourism. Construction of 8 ropeway projects for 60 km to be awarded in 2022-23," said Sitharaman. 

Additional allocation of Rs 19,500 crore for manufacturing of high efficiency modules of solar units: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:51 am

Implementation of Ken Betwa Linking project at est. cost of Rs. 44,605 Cr. to be taken up: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:50 am

Implementation of Ken Betwa Linking project at est. cost of Rs. 44,605 Cr. to be taken up: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:50 am

Fund to be facilitated through NABARD to finance start ups for agriculture and rural enterprise, relevant for farm produce value chain start ups will support FPOs, provide tech to farmers: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:49 am

Use of Kisan Drones to be promoted for crop assessment, digitization of land records, spraying of insecticides and nutrients: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:48 am

Scheme in PPP mode to be introduced, for delivery of digital and hi-tech services to farmers, with involvement of public sector research and extension institutions and stakeholders of agri value chains: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:47 am

Rationalized and comprehensive scheme to increase domestic production of oil seeds to be implemented, to Chart with downwards trend reduce dependence on import of oil seeds : Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:47 am

The PM Gati Shakti master plan for expressways will facilitate faster movement of people and goods. It is set to encompass 7 engines for economic transformation, seamless multimodal connectivity, and logistics efficiency: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:38 am

1,500 cr for Northeast development announced in Budget 2022: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:36 am

IPO of LIC expected shortly: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:33 am

FM Nirmala Sitharaman said the initial public offering (IPO) of Life Insurance Corporation of India is expected shortly.

 

During Amrit Kaal, our government aims to achieve the vision for India at 100 set out by the Prime Minister in his Independence Day address: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:31 am

80 lakh homes to come up under PM Aawas Yojna: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:30 am

NH Motorway network to be expanded by 25,000 km in 2022-23 Rs. 20,000 crore to be mobilized to complement public resources: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:30 am

Digital university plan announced in Budget 2022

01 Feb 2022, 11:27 am

National telly medicine for mental health envisioned in Budget 2022: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:27 am

Projects in National Infrastructure Pipeline which pertain to 7 engines will be aligned with PM Gati Shakti Framework: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:26 am

PM Gati Shakti will pull forward economy: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:25 am

"PM Gati Shakti is driven by 7 engines: roads, railways, airports, ports, mass transport, waterways. logistics infra. All will pull forward the economy in unison supported by energy transmission, IT communciation, bulk water and sewerage and social infra," said FM Sitharaman.

 

India's economic growth is estimated to be 9.2% for the current year, which is the highest among all large economies: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:22 am

Millet products to be branded nationally and internationally Highways to be expanded by 25,000 KMs in FY23: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:21 am

Budget 2021 had provided sharp increase in provision for public investment. Economic recovery is continuing to benefit from the multiplier effect of investment: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:21 am

Budget 2021 had provided sharp increase in provision for public investment. Economic recovery is continuing to benefit from the multiplier effect of investment: Sitharama

Strategic Partner for Neelanchal Ispat Nigam has been selected, public issue of LIC expected shortly, others in process for 2022-23: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:20 am

Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for achieving Aatmanirbhar Bharat has received excellent response, with potential to create 60 lakh new jobs and additional production of 30 lakh crore during next 5 years: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:18 am

Strengthening of health infra, speedy #Vaccination programme implementation and nationwide resilient response to current wave of COVID19 pandemic are evident to all: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:17 am

Budget2022 seeks to lay the foundation to steer the economy over Amrit Kaal of next 25 years, from India at 75 to India at 100, continuing to build on the vision of Budget2021 : Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:15 am

During Amrit Kaal, our government aims to achieve the vision for India@100 set out by the Prime Minister in his Independence Day Address : Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:14 am

India's economic growth in current year is estimated to be 9.2%, highest among all large economies: Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022, 11:08 am

Nirmala Sitharaman starts presenting budget

01 Feb 2022, 11:06 am

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01 Feb 2022, 10:27 am