Union Budget 2019-2020

The Union budget 2019-20 presented by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prioritises agriculture and water sectors. The proposed Budget 2019-20 has historic allocation for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare: Rs 1,30,485 crore —the highest-ever. National Rural Drinking Water Programme got Rs 9,150.36 crore --- increase of 69% from last year

Union Finance Minister will present the first Union Budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government amid expectations that Centre will take a slew of measures to accelerate the slow economic growth of the country. It is also expected that the Central government will provide tax exemptions to millions of individual taxpayers, boost employment, push tax reforms and address multiple challenges faced by various sectors of the economy in the Union Budget 2019-20.

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