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What is in Nirmala Sitaraman’s maiden Budget?

Finance Minister Nirmala SithModiaraman with MoS Finance Anurag Thakur (Image Twitter)

The first fulltime woman finance minister of the country, Nirmala Sitaraman, on Friday presented a Budget speech which riddled with vision statements to make India great in the coming years. Without spelling out the actual numbers for budgetary allocations or resource generation Ms Sitaraman presented various measures across the segments, to be implemented beyond 2019-20.

This article provides a quick glance over the various intents woven into her maiden Budget speech.