The Union Budget for 2018-19 is likely to have an overall positive impact on the power sector with the thrust towards expanding electricity accessthrough flagship schemes is seen boosting demand and a proposed mechanism for uptake of solar power likely to spur capacity creation.
More women can expect freedom from hazardous kitchen smoke as the government has proposed to expand its free cooking gas programme to 8 crore poor families from 5 crore earlier.
It is a disappointing budget. The positive part of it is no big freebies and that particularly has been kept in line.
The Union Budget for 2018-19 tabled in Parliament today has sought to achieve universal energy access with focus on expanding the coverage of flagship schemes aimed at providing cooking gas and electricity connections to the poor.
Like every Budget, this one too has its positives and negatives. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented a mixed bag of a Budget for the financial year 2018-19, including the good, the bad and the ugly.
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The countdown for the Union Budget 2018 has begun and as all eyes are set on the Arun Jaitley’s big speech, experts think that the Finance Minister could announce big relief for the Railways.
Given its electoral potential, finance minister Arun Jaitley’s budget speech is expected to extol the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, or the Saubhagya scheme.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley might announce new and fast-paced trains in the Budget 2018. Train set 18’s manufacturing is in its last leg and the aluminium-body trains will be manufactured in 2020.