After presenting the budget in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman responded to the media in the press conference. During this, she said that the common man has been fully taken care of in the budget.
New Delhi: Budget 2022: After presenting the budget in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke to the media. During this, the Finance Minister said that the general public has been taken care of in the budget. He said that in this budget, an attempt has been made to promote industries.
Didn't raise tax for two years
Responding to a question about exemption on income tax, the Finance Minister said that the government has not increased tax for two years. Didn't try to earn a single penny by extra tax. Last time the Prime Minister's order was that no matter how much the deficit may be, do not put the burden of tax on the public in the epidemic. This time also there were similar instructions.
RBI will issue digital currency
He said that according to the plan, LIC will be invested. Digital currency will be issued by the RBI. Responding to cryptocurrency, the Finance Minister said, 'We do not consider crypto as a legal currency.'
Budget of 100 Years Vishwas
Earlier, while reacting to the budget, Prime Minister Modi told the budget of 100 years of faith. He said that every section has been taken care of in the budget. This will increase investment in the coming times and employment opportunities for the youth will increase. He said that this is the budget of faith in the midst of the corona epidemic.
Big announcements made in the budget at a glance
400 new Vande Bharat trains will run
LIC's IPO expected to come soon
RBI will issue digital currency in 2022-23.
16 Lk employment opportunities from 'Self-reliant India'
60 lakh employment opportunities under Make in India
The ECLGS scheme has been extended till March 2023, under which there will now be a cover of 5 Lk Cr.
80 lakh new houses will be built under PM Awas Yojana.
Allocation of 1500 Cr for the development of North Eastern states.
All post offices will be connected to the core banking system, 1.5 lakh post offices will be connected online
Chip based passports will be issued.
The 5G spectrum will be auctioned in 2022.
7.5 lakh crore capital expenditure for 2022-23.
Will be able to update IT returns 2 years past by paying a fine.
Proposal for tax relief for the disabled
NPS exemption for state employees at par with the center