Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated that India's approach to the COVID-19 resulted in a retraction in the pandemic.
For today's session, the ruling BJP had directed all its members to be present in the House on Saturday, party sources said.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will reply to the Budget discussion in Lok Sabha (Lower House) of the Parliament at 10 am on Saturday. Earlier on Friday, the Finance Minister said Union Budget for FY21-22 attempts at providing stimulus to the economy.
According to the report, the cost of getting a fitness certificate for such commercial vehicles will go up by up to 62 times. On the other hand, the fee for renewal of registration of private vehicles will increase by up to eight times.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech proposed to double the allocation for MSME sector, and set aside Rs 15,700 crore for the financial year starting April 1.
Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday shed light on India's giant leaps in the education sector. Speaking on India TV's special show Budget Sammelan 2021, he said that the ministry undertook the herculean task of getting onboard as many as 25-30 crore students online for digital learning.
Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Rahul Gandhi's knowledge about agriculture and farming is an "open secret" and invited him to discuss issues related to farmers in Parliament.
Appearing in my prime time live show in ‘Aaj Ki Baat’ on India TV, Sitharaman said she was confident that money that will be spent on agriculture and infrastructure will “definitely have a multiplier effect”.
A tax holiday is an incentive program run by the government. It helps to stimulate foreign investment by reducing taxes on businesses. The objective is to encourage economic activity and foster growth.
Smriti Irani said that the Budget should not be seen from a narrow point of view and sought to know why the Opposition is complaining when the Budget has not put any new burden on the aam aadmi.