Budget expectations

I propose to consider issuing Aadhar card for NRIs with Indian passports after their arrival in India without waiting for the mandatory 180 days," Sitharaman said while presenting the 2019-20 Union Budget in the Parliament

9.6 crore toilets have been constructed since October 2, 2014. More than 5.6 lakh villages have become open defecation free. We have to build on this success. I propose to expand the Swachh Bharat mission to undertake sustainable solid waste management in every village

Global FDI flow slipped by 13 per cent in 2018 to USD 1.3 trillion, from 1.5 in the previous year. However, India's FDI flows in 2018-19 remained strong at USD 54.2 billion, six per cent higher than last year

Currently, those with income of upto Rs 2.5 lakh are exempted from tax net. However, this limit may be raised to 3 lakh in the upcoming Budget. The proposed tax will put at least Rs 2,500 more money in the hands of taxpayers, thereby giving an indirect impetus to the economy.

FM Piyush Goyal announced today in his Interim Budget 2019 speech that there would be no tax till Rs 5 lakh income for individuals taxpayers.