The prime minister said Indian students going abroad for study, especially in medical education, also result in hundreds of billions of rupees exiting the country as well.
Modi released a commemorative postal stamp on the occasion of ICRISAT's 50th Foundation day. He also launched the Climate Change Research Facility on plant protection.
Talking about the agri sector, he said a of lot things were said about the Minimum Support Price (MSP), but farmers are expected to get more than Rs 1.5 lakh crore as MSP for paddy this season.
According to Aniket Jindal, Co-founder of developer platform Biconomy, Such a Blockchain-based digital rupee has the potential for being a big step in onboarding hundreds of millions of Indians into the Blockchain economy.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is critical of the Union Budget for overlooking the Odisha’s interest by charging that the Centre has adopted a discriminatory approach in rural housing sector by ignoring the genuine demands of the State.
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Under the PM e-Vidya programme, there will be 200 DTH channels dedicated to Classes 1 to 12, which will enable all the states to provide supplementary education in regional languages, the Finance Minister said.
What is noteworthy is the investment in cargo terminals, logistic parks, railways modernisation and importantly, the integration between the transport systems, it said.
There will also be a 1 per cent tax deducted at source (TDS) on the payments made for the transfer of digital assets.
Sitharam kept her look simple and elegant with the Bomkai Patta saree which was weaved in two colours- brown and red. She paired her saree with a white shawl and white face mask.
For better land records management, Sitharaman said the states will be encouraged to adopt Unique Land Parcel Identification Number to facilitate IT-based management of records.
As per the proposals made by the finance minister in the Union Budget for 2022-23, many commonly used items, including electronic items like mobile phones and chargers, are going to be cheaper.
The minister said that defence research and development will be opened up for the industry, startups and academia with 25 per cent of the defence research and development budget earmarked.
The programme will consist of 23 tele-mental health centres as a part of the network with NIHMANS being the central agency.
Coming to the Budget Estimates, the total expenditure in 2022-23 is estimated at Rs 39.45 lakh crore, while the total receipts other than borrowings are estimated at Rs 22.84 lakh crore.