Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley paints a positive picture
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2017-18 in Parliament at 11 am on Wednesday, during the Budget Session.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2017-18 in Parliament at 11 am on Wednesday, during the Budget Session.
The overall defence budget saw an increase of a marginal 6.2 per cent for the next fiscal at Rs 2.74 lakh crore from the current Rs 2.58 lakh crore, with the capital outlay to cover the modernisation programmes getting a hike of 10.05 per cent. (Photo: PTI)
The overall defence budget saw an increase of a marginal 6.2 per cent for the next fiscal at Rs 2.74 lakh crore from the current Rs 2.58 lakh crore, with the capital outlay to cover the modernisation programmes getting a hike of 10.05 per cent. (Photo: PTI)
Arun Jaitley said Railways and roads are the lifeline of the country and he feels proud to present the first combined budget. Jaitley also announced that 500 stations will be made for differently-able friendly providing lifts and escalators. For passenger safety, Arun Jaitley announced safety fund of Rs 1 lakh crore will be allocated over next 5 years. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)
Arun Jaitley said Railways and roads are the lifeline of the country and he feels proud to present the first combined budget. Jaitley also announced that 500 stations will be made for differently-able friendly providing lifts and escalators. For passenger safety, Arun Jaitley announced safety fund of Rs 1 lakh crore will be allocated over next 5 years. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)
Under various schemes, allocation stepped up to 1,84,632 crores to facilitate affordable housing and infrastructure to poor. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)
Under various schemes, allocation stepped up to 1,84,632 crores to facilitate affordable housing and infrastructure to poor. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)
The overall defence budget saw an increase of a marginal 6.2 per cent for the next fiscal at Rs 2.74 lakh crore from the current Rs 2.58 lakh crore, with the capital outlay to cover the modernisation programmes getting a hike of 10.05 per cent. (Photo: PTI)
The overall defence budget saw an increase of a marginal 6.2 per cent for the next fiscal at Rs 2.74 lakh crore from the current Rs 2.58 lakh crore, with the capital outlay to cover the modernisation programmes getting a hike of 10.05 per cent. (Photo: PTI)
Arun Jaitley in his Budget put gross tax revenue estimate at Rs. 16.3 lakh crore, about 11 per cent higher than gross tax receipts of Rs. 14.5 lakh crore for the previous fiscal. (Photo: PTI graphics)
Arun Jaitley in his Budget put gross tax revenue estimate at Rs. 16.3 lakh crore, about 11 per cent higher than gross tax receipts of Rs. 14.5 lakh crore for the previous fiscal. (Photo: PTI graphics)
The reduction of the first slab rate from 10 per cent to 5 per cent on income between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh perhaps is the biggest takeaway for individuals in the Budget. (Photo: PTI graphics)
The reduction of the first slab rate from 10 per cent to 5 per cent on income between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh perhaps is the biggest takeaway for individuals in the Budget. (Photo: PTI graphics)
Smokers and tobacco consumers will now have to shell out more from their pockets as government continued with the crackdown on cigarettes and tobacco products by increasing taxes in the Budget. (Photo: PTI graphics)
Smokers and tobacco consumers will now have to shell out more from their pockets as government continued with the crackdown on cigarettes and tobacco products by increasing taxes in the Budget. (Photo: PTI graphics)