New Delhi, July 5 : Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech on Friday and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before Parliament.
The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:
Towards a 5 Trillion Dollar Economy
- "People?s hearts filled with Aasha (Hope), Vishwas (Trust), Aakansha (Aspirations)," says FM.
- Indian economy to become a 3 trillion dollar economy in the current year.
- Government aspires to make India a 5 trillion dollar economy.
Union Budget 2019-2020
- ""India Inc. are India?s job-creators and nation?s wealth-creator"", says FM.
Need for investment in:
# Digital economy.
# Job creation in small and medium firms.
# Initiatives to be proposed for kick-starting the virtuous cycle of investments.
# Common man's life changed through MUDRA loans for ease of doing business.
"India Inc. are India?s job-creators and nation?s wealth-creators", says FM.