Budget 2018-19 to focus on boosting agriculture, rural economy: Arun Jaitley

Budget 2018-19 to focus on boosting agriculture, rural economy: Arun Jaitley

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Highlights of the Union Budget for 2018-19 presented in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitly on Thursday:

* India now a $2.5 trillion economy and firmly on path to achieve 8% plus growth soon

* Will focus on agriculture and rural economy, health, infra, senior citizens

* Hope to grow at 7.2 per cent-7.5 per cent in the second half of 2017-18

* Allocating natural resources in a more transparent manner, there is a premium on honesty now

* Government led by PM modi has implemented a series of fundamental structural reforms.
IANS

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