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Highlights of Budget-2015

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Highlights of Budget-2015

Let's take a look at the Highlights of Budget-2015.

By Pratibha Yadav 02nd Mar, 2015 06:17 pm

Let's take a look at the Highlights of Budget-2015.

1. Jan Dhan Yojana, Coal Auction and Swacch Bharat programme are some of the programmes that will be executed with full vigil.

2. Monetary Policy Framework Agreement will be done with Reserve Bank of India, to keep inflation below 6%.

3. 6 crore toilets have been targeted to be built under Swacch Bharat Abhiyan.

4. AIIMS institutions to be announced in  Jammu & Kashmir , Punjab , Himachal Pradesh and Assam.

5. Medical Services will be provided in each and every village.

6. Government of India will welcome and encourage new start ups and entrepreneurship.

7. Arun Jaitely assured that fiscal deficit target of 3% of GDP will soon be achieved.

8. Gold monetization schemes to be introduced against gold deposit schemes and gold loans.

9. Postal networks will be utilized to access institutional banking.

10. A Senior Secondary School will be made available within 5 km reach of every child.

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11. ISM Dhanbad will be upgraded to IIT.

12. A national Insurance scheme PM Suraksha Bhima Yojana will offer coverage of 2 lakh rupees with premium of Rs 12 per year.

13. Rs. 5300 crore has been allocated for micro irrigation, watershed development and Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana.

14. About Rs 8.5 lakh crore in credit will be given to agriculture sector.

15. Power projects of 4000 MW have been announced.

16. Remaining 20,000 villages will be electrified by 2020.

17. Rs 1000 crores will be added to Nirbhaya Fund.

18. Visa-on-arrival to be increased to 150 countries to increase tourism.

19. Pradhan Mantri Vidya Lakshmi Programme will ensure that no student sacrifices on his/her studies due to lack of funds.

20. An increase of Rs 25000 crore has been done in the Defense budget.

21. Non-filing of Income tax returns or filing of returns with inadequate information will lead to 10 year Jail term.

22. A comprehensive law to be designed for black money abroad.Custom duty on raw materials and intermediaries will be reduced.

23. Developmental activities will be increased in Eastern and North Eastern regions of the country.

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