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BUDGET 2018-2019 Special

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Union Budget 2018 highlights

Following are the main highlights of Union Budget 2018.

  • Main focus on Agriculture and rural economy
  • Government launches world's largest health care programme. Aimed to cover 10 crore families with Rs 5 lakh cover per family for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.
  • Agriculture sector gets an allocation of Rs 14.34 lakh crore
  • Rs 500 crore allocation made for Operation green to realise agriculture potential of the country.
  • Will develop 22,000 gramin agri markets. Rs 1400 crore allocated for Food processing sector.
  • Export of agri goods to be liberalised
  • Kisan credit card scheme to be extended to fisheries, animal husbandry farmers
  • Minimum Support Price to be 1.5x above the cost of produce.
  • Allocation of Rs. 500 crore for agriculture logistics
  • Huge outlay for education sector - one lakh crore over the next four years for revitalising educational infrastructure

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