" The aim is Sub ke saath, sub ka vikas (With everyone, For everyone's development)"
IT exemption limit for those below 60 raised from Rs.2 lakhs to Rs.2.5 lakhs; from Rs.2.5 lakhs to Rs.3 lakhs for senior citizens

No change in surcharge for corporates; education cess to continue

Allocation of Rs.1,000 crore for implementing One Rank One Pension scheme

War Memorial and War Museum to be established at Princess Park in New Delhi; Rs.1,000 crore allocated

Allocation of Rs.50 crore for National Police Memorial

Allocation of Rs.2.037 crore for creating integrated Ganga conservation mission

National sports foundations to be set up for disciplines like shooting, wrestling and boxing; Jammu and Kashmir gets Rs.200 crore to upgrade sports facilities; Sports university to come up in Manipur

Defence allocated Rs.229,000 crore; modernisation gets Rs.5,000 crore over and above interim budget

Bharat Depository Receipt to be created

Uniform KYC norms to be introduced across entire financial sector

Steps to revive SEZs

Sixteen new port projects to be taken up this fiscal

Jal Marg Vikas programme to be launched to promote navigation on Ganga from Allahabad to Haldia

Hastkala Academy to be set up with allocation of Rs.30 crore

Six more textile clusters to be set up with allocation of Rs.200 crore

Corpus of Rs.5,000 crore for long-term loans to farmers

Kisan TV to be launched to disseminate information in real time

Allocation of Rs.14,389 crore for rural roads

Allocation of Rs.50 crore for breeding of indigenous cattle

Export promotion mission to be established to bring all stakeholders under one umbrella

Lok Sabha takes five-minute break during finance minister's speech. Jaitley permitted to sit and read out on resumption

FDI limit in insurance sector raised to 49 percent

All states to get AIIMS like institutions

Allocation of Rs.100 crore for soil testing facilities

Second Green Revolution to be launched with focus on protein revolution

Allocation of Rs.100 crore to promote good governance

Allocation of Rs.3,600 crore for drinking water schemes

Allocation of Rs.500 crore for 5 more IITs and 5 more IIMs

Allocation of Rs.4,000 crore for National Housing Bank

Allocation of Rs.500 crore to improve broadband connectivity in rural areas

To print currency notes with Braille signs

Allocation of Rs.150 crore to improve safety of women in larger cities

Allocation of Rs.500 crore to provide 24x7 power in rural areas

Allocation of Rs.100 crore for Beti bachao, beti padao programme

Allocation of Rs.8,000 crore to improve rural housing

E-visas to be introduced at nine airports

New scheme to provide assured irrigation

Total sanitation in every household by 2019

Shares of PSU banks to be sold to retail investors

Aiming at fiscal deficit of 3 percent by 2015-16 and 2 percent by 2016-17

FDI in defence sector raised to 49 percent from 26 percent

CBDT to scrutinize all cases under 2012 law on retrospective tax cases

Problem of black money to be fully addressed

Expenditure Management Commission to be established this fiscal

Slow decision-making has resulted in lost opportunities

Green shoots of recovery in world economy

Budget will lay down steps aimed at 7-8 percent growth in next few years

The aim is Sub ke saath, sub ka vikas (With everyone, For everyone's development)

Should we be victims of populism?


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