Arun Jaitley’s maiden budget aimed at overhauling the crumbling economy seems to have a strong political message too.
In his maiden budget speech, Jaitley said the government has also decided to set up 15 model rural health research centres in states for better health care facilities in rural India.
The 2 hours five minutes budget speech has broken many records in recent times by being the longest and having 44 pages.
Setting aside Rs 50 crore for development of indigenous cattle breeds, an equal amount was also set aside by him to start a “Blue Revolution” in inland fisheries.
Out of the 14 instances, Sensex has tumbled on eight different occasions.
Finance minister scaled down his own wishlist and proposed only Rs 50,000 relief for individual tax payers.
Minister’s home state not the flavour this rail budget season
Poll-bound states and NDA bastions find favour in rail budget
Rail minister Sadananda Gowda has announced an all-time high figure of Rs 65,445 crore for 2014-15 plan outlay.