Union Budget 2017-18 Live Updates: The Indian Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley leaves his office to table the budget in Parliament in New Delhi on February 1, 2017.
Union Budget 2017-18 Live Speech by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
India unveils a budget expected to contain measures to ease a cash crisis caused by its sudden decision to pull most of its currency from circulation.The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presenting Union Budget for the financial year of 2017-18.Union Budget 2017-18 Live Update check out below.
The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union budget 2017-2018 in Lok Sabha today. This is the fourth budget by the PM Narendra Modi government.Arun Jaitley said the demonetization move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 November 2016 will not have a lasting impact on the economy. Arun Jaitley also announced that the budget allocation for welfare of women and children under various ministries will be increased to Rs 1,84,632 Cr.
Arun Jaitley also said he took immense pride in presenting a joint budget including the Railway Budget. Railways will focus on passenger safety, capital works, and cleanliness, among other issues, Jaitley said. Following the presentation of the Union budget, both Houses of Parliament will adjourn for the day.
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