The Budget allocations earmarked for the benefit of children have remained below 2.35 per cent of the total Budget, according to an analysis report by Haq Centre for Child Rights, a non-profit organisation.
With a change in narrative with a 25-year vision, the goal is to establish an open, digital, and inclusive India. The budget will help India become self-sufficient and set the groundwork for a new India in its centenary year of independence.
Among the measures announced in the Union Budget 2022-23, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised the government's focus on digital skill development, renovating the National Skill Qualification Framework and the need to align it with evolving industries.
India was at a distant 17th position among green bond issuing nations in 2021 with USA, Germany, China, France and UK occupying the top five slots. In 2021, India issued green bonds worth $16.5 billion.
While the legal experts have stated that the announcement made by the Union Finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman of taxing keeping the taxation rate for virtual digital assets at 30 per cent will discourage crypto transactions, the industry players have welcomed the move.