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Budget 2016

Sharp cut in tea board budget will impact tea industry says Parliamentary Panel

The allocation has been reduced to Rs 16 crores as compared to previous year’s Rs 67 crore

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Union Budget 2016: Praveen Jha on Fund Allocation to Agriculture and Health

Praveen jha is professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University

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Union Budget 2016-17: Harsh Mander on Agricultural and Health Reforms

Harsh Mander is the director of Centre for Equity Studies, New Delhi

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Union Budget 2016-17: Economist Jayati Ghosh on Higher Funds for Agriculture and Farmer's Income

The CBGA or the Centre for Budget Governance and Accountability brings out a comprehensive analysis of the Union Budget within 24 hours of the …

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Budget push for startups

New ventures to get tax holiday for three years; new customs regime to promote Make in India

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Did backward castes and adivasis really benefit from the Budget?

As Jaitley announces Rs 500 crores for dalit and adivasi entrepreneurs, activists say that funds rarely reach targeted population and are used …

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Government tries to harvest success with farmer-friendly Budget

The 2016 Budget has the right intent for the rural sector, but lacks clarity

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How does the Budget score on energy front?

The government has approved Rs 2,000 crore as initial outlay for providing LPG connections to poor women 

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Swachh Bharat gets a thumbs up

According to the Budget document, SBA for rural sanitation has received Rs 9,000 crore while for urban sanitation, the scheme has a plan …

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Budget 2016-17: Loose change for climate change

Budgetary allocation for expenditure on schemes and programmes and non-planned estimates account for only Rs 30 crore, reveals the fine print

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Irrigation sector gets boost in Union Budget

Apart from generous budgetary allocation, the government will utilise MGNREGS to increase the water harvesting potential of drought-…

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Jaitley's 'poor' health schemes

Government increases allocations for all existing schemes

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Indian Budget 2016: In conversation with Sunita Narain

Budget 2016 was a surprise due to its thrust on strengthening the rural sector. DTE Editor Sunita Narain explains …

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