TA Threads: Union Budget 2021

#UnionBudget2021 is out! As you trawl twitter and see opinions flying across, we share some major highlights of the budget, categorizing it into different sectors/topics. Hope, this helps you in decoding the budget and its related news/analysis.

Environment/Energy/Climate Change: Swachh Bharat Mission to continue. Fight against air pollution to focus on cities, gets monetary support. Public bus transport system to revamp and urban water supply program also gets a boost! #UnionBudget2021

Economy/Governance: Government also decides to introduce the Single Securities Markets Code and an Investor Charter as a right of all financial investors. Setting up of DFI has been a long-pending recommendation by industrial bodies. #Economy #Governance #Markets #UnionBudget

Public Health: Health Wellbeing was referred as the core of today’s #unionBudget2021 by @nsitharaman. Some crucial budget announcements on the #publichealth front! Four new National Virology Institutes to set up. Sadly, no mention about mental health!

100 sainik schools and Aadarsh Vidyalaya under the #UnionBudget2021. #Education

Social Welfare: Controversial labor codes to go ahead for implementation, one nation one card scheme covers 86% beneficiaries. #UnionBudget2021 #LaborCodes

Infrastructure: Focus on road connectivity. Asset monetization to be prioritized. Airports and Railways to play a major role in this. Development Financial Institution to be created with an outlay of Rs. 20,000 crore. #UnionBudget2021

To download the PDF on major highlights of the #UnionBudget2021, click here.

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