Budget in nutshell: Governance and ease of doing business

GN Bureau | February 29, 2016


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Finance minister Arun Jaitley before presenting his budget on Monday.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley before presenting his budget on Monday.

* A Task Force has been constituted for rationalisation of human resources in various Ministries.

* Comprehensive review and rationalisation of Autonomous Bodies.Budget 2016

* Bill for Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services by using the Aadhar framework to be introduced.

* Introduce DBT on pilot basis for fertilizer.

* Automation facilities will be provided in 3 lakh fair price shops by March 2017.
 

* Amendments in Companies Act to improve enabling environment for start-ups.

* Price Stabilisation Fund with a corpus of Rs 900 crore to help maintain stable prices of Pulses.

To find out why, read: "Urad dal, moong dal are Rs 200 a kilo. is that development?"

* “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” programme will be launched to link States and Districts in an annual programme that connects people through exchanges in areas of language, trade, culture, travel and tourism.
 

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