Sitharaman today presented her second Union Budget on behalf of the NDA-2 government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jaitley defended the Modi government schemes and policies in the Parliament and was one of BJP's most successful spokespersons with his dexterity in English and Hindi and a key face to reach out to the middle class.
The Union Minister also said that faceless and anonymous assessment system for income tax will be rolled out in phases this year. While PAN is used to ensure that every citizen pays their taxes, an Aadhaar Card is a unique identification (UID) number issued by the government.
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
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.