Beyond the third wave: rural economy, banking recovery, etc.


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday unveiled a bigger budget of Rs 39.45 lakh crore, with higher spending on highways to affordable housing to launch key engines of the economy to support a global recovery after the pandemic.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the Union budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was “friendly, progressive” and full of opportunities for infrastructure, investment, growth and jobs. In a televised statement, Modi said an important aspect of the union budget was the welfare of the poor.

Here are the key figures from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Union budget.



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