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Jagmohan Garg highlights the Impact of Union Budget 2017 on Diverse Sectors in India

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the Union budget 2017 in the LokSabha on Wednesday, February 1st 2017. Jagmohan Garg Delhi top realtor throws light on several key changes that will be brought across different sectors throughout India with the Union budget. Here is a brief glance on its impact on top 6 sectors in India.

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Railways
• Rail SanrakshanKosh declared with principal sum of Rs 1 lakh crore
• Dedicated trains for religious tours
• All coaches to have bio-toilets by 2019
• 500 stations with lifts and elevatorsforthe differentlyabled
• No service charge on booking tickets via IRCTC
Taxes and Finance
• Income tax net to widen with reduced burden
• Tax reduced from 10% to 5% on the income bracket ofRs 2.5-5 lakh
• LNGCustom duty reduced from 5% to 2.5%
• Cash donation limit for charitable trusts slashed from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 2,000
• Small companies with up toRs. 50 croreturnoversto pay 25% tax over 30%
• Special team to prohibit cash transactions overRs 3 lakh
• One page form for tax filing for income under Rs 5 lakh
• Added surcharge of 10% on income between Rs 50 lakh- 1 crore
Agriculture
• Double income for farmers in five years
• Strengthened Social security net
• Rs 10 lakh crore agricultural credit target
• FasalBimaYojanacoverage would be increased to 40% in 2017-18 and 50% in 2018-19
• Modern contract farming law to be introduced
Health
• Senior citizens’ health condition to be mentioned on Aadhar card
• 2 AIIMS coming up in Jharkhand and Gujarat
• Regulatory reform and more DNB courses in the medical sector
• More doctors to be provided on tertiary level
• Safe drinking water in to 28,000 arsenic & fluoride affected areas in a period of four years
Housing Sector
Being from the real estate sector, Jagmohan Garg was highly concerned about the changes that will be brought forward in the real estate sector by the Union budget 2017. The Delhi based realtor was glad with the reforms made in the Union budget and especially pleased with the fact that real estate fell in the central range of the budget.
• Infrastructure status for housing; delayed projects to be boosted
• 1 crore houses all year under Housing
• Rs. 23,000 crore allocation under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana this fiscal

Jagmohan Garg further expressed that besides tax on Goods and services, the budget relieves the burden of income tax along with the introduction of incentives on digital transactions promoting real estate investment trust and infrastructure investment trust, REITs and InvITs respectively.
Education
• Innovation fund to boost local innovations
• 3479 educationally backward blocks tobe ICT enabled
• National Testing Agency bring in entrance exam pattern;higher education transforms

Jagmohan Garg brought into notice the conclusion of the session done by Arun Jaitley by expressing gratitude for the support extended to the Government by the countrymen. He further added that the current Finance Minister also assured to add more measures for the welfare of people.

 
  • honey sen

    Budget’17 seems to be quite balanced. The best part is that it has rightly focused on every sector. It feels great to see government’s concern for the prevailing problems in the society.

     
  • karuna gupta

    Completely agree with the view of Jagmohan Garg that Budget’17 is favorable for realty sector. Apart from the Goods and services tax, it has introduced incentives on digital transactions promoting real estate investment trust and infrastructure investment trust, REITs and InvITs.

     
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  • Amie Mathew

    Budget’17 is quite favorable for the Agriculture sector. With the strengthening of social security net and double income for farmers, it is likely to bring in cheer in this sector.

     
  • Sanaya Irani

    The Budget this year is indeed pragmatic and well balanced. It is likely to bring in the much needed cheer in our economy.

     
  • Neha Verma

    Great job Mr. Jaitley. The budget this time seems quite promising for various sectors. Looking forward to see what positive changes it brings along.

     
  • Suchitra Tiwari

    With the introduction of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, I’m quite sure that the housing sector is likely to boost.