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Budget: Higher budgetary allocations have been made for rural road and water sectors

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS): The central government has reaffirmed its commitment to a better and more energetic Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana as it had a massive impact in improvement of access for Rural population. Initiated during the NDA-I under the stewardship of then Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, the scheme has been provided a sum of Rs. 14, 389 crore in the General Budget 2014-15.

Budget: Govt attaches top priority for free drug and diagnosis services

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS): The Central Government on Thursday decided to set up fifteen Model Rural Health Research Centres in the States for better health care facilities in rural India.

Budget: Basic Custom Duties reduced on certain items

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS) To boost domestic manufacture and to address the issue of inverted duties, the general budget 2014-15 has reduced basic customs duty (BCD) on certain items.

Budget: Personal tax exemption limit raised by Rs. 50,000

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS) The General Budget 2014-15 presented by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday raised the personal income-tax exemption limit by Rs. 50,000.

Budget: Rs. 100 crore announced for development of organic farming

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced some major initiatives for North Eastern States and the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana while presenting the general budget for 2014-15 in the Parliament.

Budget: Digital India programme launched

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS): The Centre has proposed to launch a pan India programme called “Digital India” to further bridge the divide between digital “haves” and “have-nots”.