JkNews Today :Highlights of Budget 2018-19

FM Arun Jaitley presents The Union Budget 2018-19 in Loksabha, Govt. New Mission: Operation Green Jaitley said Manufacturing sector is on track.

Government proposes to launch ‘Operation Greens’ on the lines of Operation Flood’: FM Arun Jaitley

The focus is on low-cost farming, higher MSP. Emphasis is on generating farm & non-farm employment for farmers: FM Jaitley

Proposed to raise institutional credit for agriculture to Rs 11 Lakh Crore for 2018-19: FM Jaitley

Propose launch of a restructure national bamboo mission with Rs 1200 crore,10,000 crore has been allocated to fisheries and animal husbandry sector: FM Jaitley

Agri-Market Development Fund with a corpus of 2000 crore to be set up for developing agricultural markets: FM Jaitley

I am very happy to announce that minimum support price has been set at 1.5 times the production cost for kharif crops: FM

India’s Direct Benefit Transfer scheme is a global success story:FM Jaitley

Govt proposes to increase the target of providing free LPG connections to 8 crore to poor women: FM Jaitley

Govt plans to construct 2 crore more toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission: Arun Jaitley

We have constructed 6 crore toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission, our aim is to build 2 crore more toilets: FM Arun Jaitley

Govt to increase digital intensity in education. Technology to be the biggest driver in improving quality of education: FM Jaitley

Govt to launch ‘Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education by 2022, By 2022, every block with more than 50% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal people will have ‘Ekalavya’ school at par with Navodaya Vidayalas: FM Arun Jaitley

Govt to set up two new full-fledged Schools of Planning and Architecture: FM Jaitely

Allocated 1200 crore for health wellness 5 lakh per family per year for 10 crore poor families. The world’s largest govt funded program: FM Jaitley

24 new govt medical colleges and hospitals to be set up by upgrading existing district hospitals: FM Arun Jaitley

Announce allocation of Rs. 56,619 crore for SC welfare and Rs. 39,135 crore for ST welfare: FM Jaitley

Contribution of 8.33% to EPF for new employees by the govt for three years and 12% govt contribution to EPF in sectors employing large number of people: Arun Jaitley #UnionBudget2018