THE ECONOMY AND THE CHALLENGES
Fiscal Deficit, Current Account Deficit and Inflation
THE PLAN AND BUDGETARY ALLOCATIONS
SC, ST, Women and Children
Health and Education
Farmer Producer Organizations
National Livestock Mission
Additional provision of Rs. 10,000 crore for National Food Security Act.
INVESTMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND INDUSTRY
Infrastructure Debt Funds (IDF) to be encourged, IIFCL to offer credit enhancement. Infrastructure tax-free bond of Rs 50,000 crore in 2013-14, Build roads in North eastern states and connect them to Myanmar with assistance from WB &
ADB, Raising corpus of Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to Rs 20,000
crore andRs 5,000 crore to NABARD to finance construction for warehousing. Window
to Panchayats to finance construction of godowns.
Cabinet Committee on Investment
Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme to be liberalised. Additional deduction of interest upto Rs 1 lakh for a person taking first
home loan upto Rs 25 lakh during period 1.4.2013 to 31.3.2014In consultation with RBI, instruments protecting savings from inflation to be introduced.
Leh-Kargil Transmission Line
Oil and Gas
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Designatged depository participants, authorised by SEBI, may register different classes of portfolio investors, subject to compliance with KYC
guidelines.SEBI will simplify the procedures and prescribe uniform registration and
other norms for entry for foreign portfolio investors.Rule that, where an investor has a stake of 10 per cent or less in a company,
it will be treated as FII and, where an investor has a stake of more than
10 per cent, it will be treated as FDI will be laid.FIIs will be permitted to participate in the exchange traded currency derivative segment to the extent of their Indian rupee exposure in India.FIIs will also be permitted to use their investment in corporate bonds and
Government securities as collateral to meet their margin requirements.SEBI to prescribed requirement for angel investor pools by which they can be recognised as Category I AIF venture capital funds.Small and medium enterprises, to be permitted to list on the SME exchange
without being required to make an initial public offer (IPO).Stock exchanges to be allowed to introduce a dedicated debt segment on the exchange.
Backward Regions Grant Fund
Science and Technology
Institutions of Excellence
We stand in solidarity with our girl children and women. And we pledge to do everything possible to empower them and to keep them safe and
secure. A fund - “Nirbhaya Fund” - to be setup with Government contribution of
Rs 1,000 crore.Youth to be motivated to voluntarily join skill development programmes. National Skill Development Corporation to set the curriculum and
standards for training in different skills. Rs 1000 crore set apart for this
scheme.To the poor of India direct benefit transfer scheme will be rolled out throughout the country during the term of the UPA Government with the
motive “Äapka paisa aapke haath”.
Good and Services Tax