New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to hospital on Monday evening.
As per reports, it was for routine checkup.
He had presented the BJP-led NDA government's General Budget on July 10. It was his maiden budget.
While presenting the budget he had read out a part of it sitting down as it was a lengthy budget.
Meanwhile, encouraged by marked improvement in the GDP numbers, Jaitley on August 30 said growth rate would accelerate further on back of improvement in investor confidence and moderation in inflation.
With government taking quick decisions to relax FDI norms and push infrastructure investment, he said the manufacturing curve has turned and services sector is looking up.
With PTI inputs