Union Budget 2021 Key Highlights announced by Finance Minister 

Centrally sponsored PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana with an outlay of around Rs 64,180 crores cover 6 years.

Union Budget 2021 Key Highlights announced by Finance Minister 
Union Budget 2021 Key Highlights announced by Finance Minister 

Union minister of finance Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2021-22 in Lok Sabha on  February 1. This budget was special in some ways because it was being presented amidst challenges like coronavirus pandemic. In such a situation, the eyes of folk and special people werre assail the announcements.

Earlier this month, Sitharaman had stated that the allow the financial year beginning April are going to be “like never before”. This was also the primary paperless budget in history of independent India. Sitharaman, in her first budget in 2019, had replaced leather briefcase that had been for many years used for carrying budget with a standard red cloth ‘bahi-khata’ with a 'Made In India' tab.

Budget 2021 Key Highlights

Aatmanirbhar package amounting to Rs 27.1 lakh crore to affect pandemic impact.

Centrally sponsored PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana with an outlay of around Rs 64,180 crores cover 6 years.

Increase within the cost within the health sector with 137 per cent.

Ujwala scheme to be extended to hide 1 crore more beneficiaries.

City gas distribution network to be extended to 100 more cities.

Gas Pipeline project announced for Jammu and Kashmir.

Jal Jeevan Mission-Urban announced with outlay of Rs 2.87 crore.

Fintech Hub proposed to instil confidence in participants among the company bond market.

Textile parts scheme with aim to make 7 textile parts over next three years.

FDI in insurance sector increased from 49 per cent to 74 per cent.

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