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No money has been given to the people who pay income tax by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget today. But this budget shows that the government is trying to speed up economic growth by spending a lot of money on new things like infrastructure.
He also made a big announcement. The Reserve Bank (RBI) will start using digital money in the financial year 2022-23. There will be a big tax on the money you make from virtual digital assets like Cryptocurrencies and NFTs, which is 30%. The unique thing about this income is that the loss on virtual digital assets can’t be canceled out by this money.
He gave a lot of attention to farmers in his speech, which was what we were expecting. He said that farmers in the country would get an amount of Rs 7 lakh crore as the Minimum Support Price for their crops (MSP). People who are farmers will get this money in the form of a Direct Benefit Transfer, and it will go into their bank accounts right away (DBT).
A budget for 100 years of trust
This is the budget of 100 years of trust, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With the budget, job opportunities will improve. The budget places a strong focus on the well-being of the general public. Modern internet connection will be emphasized.
In the budget, the government places a strong emphasis on urbanisation and the digital rupee.
The budget, according to NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, is “progressive.” The most crucial aspect of the budget, according to him, is the rise in capital expenditures. It was hiked from 5.54 lakh crores to 7.5 lakh crores this year. The budget also places a strong emphasis on small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
The size of the MSMEs loan guarantee plan has been enhanced from 4.5 lakh crores to 5 lakh crores. Urbanization, clean power, clean mobilization, and the digital rupee will all be highlighted in the budget. Cryptocurrencies will not be prohibited; rather, they will be considered as a kind of asset.
There will be a decrease in the corporate surcharge.
From 12% to 7%, the corporate fee will be decreased. If a taxpayer forgets to include his income under the new tax system, he now has two years to submit an amended return.
On the NPS account, there is a lot of relief.
The disparity in tax deductions between central and state government workers has been abolished, according to a recent announcement. The tax deduction ceiling for contributions to the NPS account has been doubled for state government workers as well, from 10% to 14%.
Cryptocurrency and NFT income are taxed at 30%.
People who own virtual digital assets like cryptocurrency and NFT have been told about a big change in the budget. People who make money from cryptocurrencies and things like that will have to pay taxes at a rate of 30%. There will also be a 1% tax on the transactions that happen in these. It can’t be used to make up for the loss of digital assets when they are sold.
Education-related announcements will be made in the 2022 Budget.
PM eVidya’s “One Class One TV Channel” program is going to grow from 12 to 200 TV channels, so more people can watch it. This means that all the states will be able to give extra education in their own languages from the first grade to the 12th grade. In the future, states will be encouraged to change the curriculum of Agricultural Universities so that it better fits the needs of modern farming with natural, zero-cost, and organic farming.
6.9% of GDP will be spent on deficits.
The Finance Minister said at the budget that the fiscal deficit for the financial year 2021-22 would be 6.9% of GDP. It had previously been estimated as 6.8%. In the financial year 2022-23, the budget deficit is expected to reach 6.4 percent of GDP. By the financial year 2025-2026, the government hopes to reduce the budget deficit to 4.5 percent.
Digital India has a big announcement.
The Finance Minister made a number of significant statements on Digital India. There will be the introduction of digital ecosystems relating to skill development and livelihood. A national digital health ecosystem will be built on top of an open platform.
The addition of a Post Office-Bank will be made.
Post offices and banks will be connected. Money may be swapped this way. In 2022, core banking will be implemented in post offices.
The government’s priority is to boost job creation.
More focus is being given to employment potential, e-skills, job creation, and recruiting in the MSME sector, according to Tapti Ghosh, partner, Deloitte India. This chart accurately depicts the current increase in unemployment.
Significant news for the military industry
The military industry has received a major announcement. In the military industry, Indian enterprises will get 68 percent of the CAPEX.
60 lakh new employment might be created as a result of the PLI plan.
The PLI plan, according to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has been a success. In the next five years, this is expected to generate 60 lakh new employment. A total of 30 lakh crores in extra output is predicted.
A total of 100 new Vande Bharat trains will be produced.
The Finance Minister has also announced for the Railways under the Gatishakti program. 100 new-generation Vande Bharat trains will be built over the next three years. During the same time span, 100 additional freight terminals will be developed. The notion of ‘one station, one product’ will be pushed to boost local business. The railway will be extended under a public-private partnership concept.
PM Awas Yojana: Rs. 48000 crores
PM Awas Yojana would cost Rs. 48000 crores. Under the PM Awas Yojana, 80 lakh new homes will be created.
100 PM Gatishakti Cargo Terminal will be built.
According to the Finance Minister, the PM Gatishakti Yojana would see the construction of 100 freight facilities.
The Finance Minister spoke about the four foundations of development.
During the budget process, the Finance Minister identified four development pillars. In one year, a 25000-kilometer motorway must be completed. Improving the healthcare infrastructure This involves creating a 25-year growth plan. He claims that the country’s growth would be the fastest of all the economies.
Self-sufficient India would generate 16 lakh jobs
Self-reliant India would provide 16 lakh employment, according to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
30 lakh new employment might be created.
The government’s emphasis, according to the Finance Minister, is on the young. There is the potential for an extra 30 lakh employment to be created. The administration is putting out its entire effort in this regard.
The budget is being presented by Nirmala Sitharaman.
Nirmala Sitharaman, the Finance Minister, is delivering her fourth budget to the Lok Sabha. He claims that the government’s objective is total wellbeing, based on how the nation has been combating the coronavirus outbreak for the last two years.
There will be tax relief
The Finance Minister is expected to deliver this year. The average man has been hoping for an increase in the income tax exemption slab for some years. On a taxable income of up to Rs 2.50 lakh, no tax is due at the moment. There is a constant push for this restriction to be raised. Experts also predict that as taxpayers’ money grows, so will consumption.
The previous budget included spending of Rs 34,83,236 crore.
Nirmala Sitharaman, the Finance Minister, submitted a budget of Rs 34,83,236 crore for the fiscal year 2021-22. This was just slightly more than the revised fiscal year-end forecast of Rs 34,50,305 crore. Capital spending for this fiscal year was Rs 5,54,236 crore, much more than the revised projection of Rs 4,39,163 crore for 2020-21. The budget paper predicted revenue spending at Rs 29,29,000 crore, but the Revised Estimates for 2020-21 put it at Rs 30,111,42 crore.
Health insurance is required for everyone.
According to Satish Giduju, CEO and Director of Medi Assist Healthcare Services, over 30% of India’s population is still uninsured. In Budget 2022, the government should lower the GST rates on health insurance premiums. In the budget, the government should at least double the health insurance exemption under section 80D. This will save money for the government, which may then be utilized to expand health insurance coverage. If these pronouncements are included in the next Union Budget, ordinary Indians will be relieved. Simultaneously, it will assist them in better preparing for any future epidemic.
Signs of a Privatization Boom
According to the Economic Survey, government business was privatized for the first time in 20 years, clearing the door for the sale of BPCL, Shipping Corporation, Pawan Hans, IDBI Bank, BEM, and RINL. The government just sold Air India to the Tata Group for Rs 18,000 crore. The loan would be repaid with Rs 15300 crore.
Companies in the United States have high hopes for the budget.
Businesses in the United States already have high hopes for the budget that was announced today, because it’s the fastest growing in the world. It is expected that the United States will have the same tax rate as other countries in 2022. Mukesh Aghi, President of the US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF), told the news agency PTI that American businesses are willing to invest in India because they think the Indian economy is very strong. Companies from the U.S. are also looking into the risk of investing in China, which is a big market for them.
On Budget Day, bank stocks surge.
On the Nifty, bank equities have seen a significant increase. The index has increased by 2% or 766 points. IndusInd Bank is up 3%, ICICI Bank is up 3%, and Kotak Bank, HDFC Bank, and Axis Bank are all up over 2%. The index’s equities are all in green.
PM Gati’s Mission to Strengthen the Economy
PM Gati Mission, according to the Finance Minister, would help the economy. This will aid the infrastructure sector’s development. Increasing capital expenditures, he claims, will speed up economic development.
In less than three years, 400 new Vande Bharat trains will be operational.
In three years, the Finance Minister remarked, 400 new Vande Bharat trains would be operational.