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The Modi government's last full-year Budget focuses on agriculture and rural sectors. A snapshot of what it offers. The budget showcases a master plan for rural and agricultural development by dovetailing the financial resources available with 10 ministries. Economic Survey 2017/18 expects private investment and exports to spur growth. it may be far off the mark. With the World Bank warning India about a potential 'learning crisis', the government is on a war footing to improve education. After successfully rechristening the Fasal Bima Yojna, the government has proposed an overhaul of the health insurance scheme. Several provisions in the Budget are a last-ditch effort to boost employment. msmes receive 'goodies' as job creation worries continue to haunt government. Bt's panel of experts examines arun jaitley's last big budget closely to decode what it means for the economy and the common man.
The Finance Minister, in his speech, paid adequate attention to improving farmers' income, development of rural sector, increasing infrastructure investment by 20%, giving relief to senior citizen and the salaried class, etc.
Mukesh Ambani has invested close to Rs 2.35 lakh crore in building assets to make Reliance Jio's digital business vertical on a par with refining or petrochemicals. The ONGC-HPCL deal is a perfect example of governments overdependence on PSUs. Marketers in India are veering towards social media advertising. How a two-year-old start-up is helping clean Delhi's air by converting soot to ink and paint With RBI holding rates due to inflation concerns, promoters have been turning to share pledging to raise money. The central government is sending mixed signals to the private healthcare industry. In a bizarre incident recently, a young Rajesh Maru (32), who was attending to a patient in a government hospital in Mumbai, was sucked into an MRI machine because he was carrying an oxygen cylinder. Chinese online major Alibaba group is on an investment spree in the Indian e-commerce market.
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