Budget 2012: Impact on real estate sector

Budget 2012: Impact on real estate sector

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 18:40
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Budget 2012: Impact on real estate sector Zeebiz Bureau

The following proposals were made by the Finance Ministry Pranab Mukherjee to change the plummeting fortunes of the real estate sector:

  • Packaged cement will attract differential excise duty depending on the Retail Sale Price per bag.

      • Proposal to prescribe a unified rate of 12 percent and Rs 120 PMT for non-mini cement plants; 6 percent and Rs 120 PMT for mini-cement plants.

          • The National Housing Bank (Amendment) Bill, 2012 to be brought in.

              • Allow ECB for low cost affordable housing projects.

                  • Set up Credit Guarantee Trust Fund to ensure better flow of institutional credit for housing loans.

                      • Enhance provisions under Rural Housing Fund from Rs 3000 crore to Rs 4000 crore.

                          • Extend the scheme of interest subvention of 1 percent on housing loan up to Rs 15 lakh where the cost of the house does not exceed Rs 25 lakh for another year.

                              • Enhance the limit of indirect finance under priority sector from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.

                                  • Investment linked deduction of capital expenditure incurred in affordable housing is proposed to be provided at the enhanced rate of 150 percent.

First Published: Friday, March 16, 2012, 18:39
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Dear Politicians, What do you people think about Public. If you are so keen to collect money, then please get he money accumilated by Govt officials and the Politicians.
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