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Interim Budget 2024: Key highlights from Nirmala Sitharaman's speech

Updated On Feb 01, 2024 04:42 PM IST
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced measures to boost tourism, housing and renewable energy adoption in her interim budget on Thursday.
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during the presentation of the Interim Budget on Thursday, stated that "the next five years will be a period of exceptional growth and significant milestones towards achieving the vision of a developed India by 2047." She also mentioned that a full budget will be presented by the new government following the elections in April and May. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 01, 2024 04:42 PM IST

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during the presentation of the Interim Budget on Thursday, stated that "the next five years will be a period of exceptional growth and significant milestones towards achieving the vision of a developed India by 2047." She also mentioned that a full budget will be presented by the new government following the elections in April and May. (PTI)

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Agriculture: India plans to encourage private and public investments in post-harvest activities, modern storage, and supply chains, while also enhancing self-reliance in oilseeds. Additionally, it aims to launch a comprehensive program for the development of dairy farmers and increase spending on fisheries to enhance sector productivity. (HT File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 01, 2024 04:42 PM IST

Agriculture: India plans to encourage private and public investments in post-harvest activities, modern storage, and supply chains, while also enhancing self-reliance in oilseeds. Additionally, it aims to launch a comprehensive program for the development of dairy farmers and increase spending on fisheries to enhance sector productivity. (HT File Photo)

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Middle Class: The government raised the threshold limits for tax rates for individuals, aiming to increase disposable income and spur consumption. Neeraj Bansal, co-head and chief operating officer at India Global, KPMG, welcomed the move, especially the financial support for middle-class individuals living in rented houses, slums, or unauthorized colonies to buy or build their own homes. This, he stated, aligns with the goal of "housing for all," a crucial aspect of economic advancement and a hallmark of a developed nation. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 01, 2024 04:42 PM IST

Middle Class: The government raised the threshold limits for tax rates for individuals, aiming to increase disposable income and spur consumption. Neeraj Bansal, co-head and chief operating officer at India Global, KPMG, welcomed the move, especially the financial support for middle-class individuals living in rented houses, slums, or unauthorized colonies to buy or build their own homes. This, he stated, aligns with the goal of "housing for all," a crucial aspect of economic advancement and a hallmark of a developed nation. (AP)

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Electric Vehicles: The government intends to enhance the electric vehicle ecosystem by focusing on initiatives such as the development of public charging infrastructure and the wider adoption of electric public transport. However, it did not extend the $1.2 billion subsidy program that is set to conclude in March. (HT File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 01, 2024 04:42 PM IST

Electric Vehicles: The government intends to enhance the electric vehicle ecosystem by focusing on initiatives such as the development of public charging infrastructure and the wider adoption of electric public transport. However, it did not extend the $1.2 billion subsidy program that is set to conclude in March. (HT File Photo)

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Tourism: The government will promote the development of tourist centers by states and their global marketing. Additionally, it plans to provide long-term interest-free loans to states for their tourism projects. (X/@NaMo4PM) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 01, 2024 04:42 PM IST

Tourism: The government will promote the development of tourist centers by states and their global marketing. Additionally, it plans to provide long-term interest-free loans to states for their tourism projects. (X/@NaMo4PM)

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