BUDGET Key Highlights: FM presents Union Budget 2023
BUDGET Key Highlights: FM presents Union Budget 2023

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is deeliver the Union Budget 2023 speech today, that is, February 1, 2023. This will be the last full Budget of the second Narendra Modi government ahead of general elections in 2024. 

BUDGET Key Highlights as at 11: 3 am

India's per capita income has increased to Rs 1.97 lakh crore, says Sitharaman

In next three years, centre will employ 38,800 teachers and support staff for 740 Eklavya model schools supporting tribal students, saidFinance Minister.

Entire Expenditure of nearly 2.00 lakh crore to be borne by the central government to ensure Food security needs of the nation. Agri credit to be enhanced to 20 lakh crore

Focus on rural economy including women economic empowerment, farmers, agri start-ups, and so on should help sttregnthen rural demand for FMCG players

Infrastructure incentives are expected given green energy on top priority. Inclusive development, infrastructure focus, prioritizing green growth, financial sector prowess are key guiding stars for the Budget

157 new nursing colleges will be established in core locations, says financer Minister

The country offers great attractions for domestic as well as foreign tourists. There is a large potential to be tapped into tourism, finance minister said.. The tourist sector holds huge opportunities for jobs and entrepreneurship for youth in particular, said Sitharaman.

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Rupee gains 12-ps against US Dollar ahead of Union Budget

Nirmala Sitharaman dons traditional temple border red saree to present Budget

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