Budget 2009 highlights
Highways and railways is being stepped up by 23%; railways Rs15,000 crore
• India infrastructure finance company IIFCL is given greater flexibility; used to take care of asset liability mismatch and free up capital for financing new projects; can facilitate incremental lending to infra sector
• IIFCL will finance 50% of projects; involving total investment of Rs1 trillion, public investment in infra to get a big boost. Asked my colleagues in the state governments to remove policy bottlenecks
• Budgetary allocation to highways and railways being stepped up by 23%; railways Rs15,000 crore.
• JNUURM allocation up by 87%
• Scheme for urban poor housing to Rs3,973 crore; Rajiv Gandhi Awas Yojana; slum free India
• Mumbai drainage allocation up
budget 2009 highlights, budget 2009 india, budget highlights, budget live, union budget 2009
• Kautilya advice: return to frbm targets at the earliest after the negative effects of the global economy are overcome. Medium term perspective await the 13th FC.
• To bring fiscal deficit under control need institutional controls; will cover subsidy, expenditure and disinvestments
• Fertilizer subsidy: a nutrient based subsidy scheme as opposed to product based scheme; unshackling of fertilizer manufacturers will ; direct transfer of subsidy to the farmer
• Oil and petroleum subsidy: Three-fourths of our oil consumption is met through imports. Task force
• Direct tax reforms: asked the department to work on saral-2 form. We need a tax system that generates revenue on a sustained basis. More reforms spread over 5 years.
budget 2009, ndtv, budget 2009 live, budget 2009 live online, live budget 2009
budget 2009, budget 2009 india, budget highlights, ndtv, budget 2009 live ;
• National food security act work has begun; 25kg of rice at Rs3 per kg ; read more reports and highlights;
Check out Budget Live Sites Union Budget 2009 Live From cnbc tv18 live NDTV ET Now
budget 2009 live sites:
Indian Government: The live stream is available from the National Informatics Centre, and can be viewed at http://indiabudget.nic.in/index.html
ET Now, Times Now
Times Audience Network will be streaming ET Now online at Budgetlive.Economictimes.com.
NDTV Live budget 09
NDTV 24×7, NDTV Profit and NDTV India. from the live stream,
Budget 2009 WebStream: ET Now, NDTV, UTVi, Indian Govt; Facebook, Coveritlive

Live Streaming Paused. Click Here to Start. Watch Our Channels Live ... Budget Wishlist. From CEOs, market analysts & CNBC-TV18 editors. ...
cnbc india, cnbc awaaz, cnbc tv18 india, budget 2009, cnbc tv18
union budget 09 10
Sensex opens positive ahead of Budget 2009
budget 2009 highlights, budget 2009 india, budget highlights, budget live, union budget 2009
Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensex was trading above the 15,000 mark, higher by about 100 points while National Stock Exchange's Nifty climbed 27 points to 4451.25
ndtv, economic times, budget 2009 india, budget 2009 highlights, budget
1. budget 2009
2. budget live
3. budget highlights
4. union budget
5. union budget 09 10
6. ndtv profit
7. cnbc india
8. budget 2009 live coverage
9. cnbc awaaz
10. india budget
11. budget news
12. cnbc tv18 live
13. union budget 2009 highlights
14. economic times
15. et now
16. ndtv live