Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his third budget on Monday.
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrives at parliament house to present federal budget 2016-17, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. It was Jaitley’s second full budget since Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a huge majority in national election in 2014, on the back of promises to turn around the economy and boost job creation. Government plans to launch a new initiative to provide cooking gas to BPL families with state support. Remember, the #GiveUp campaign that the government had earlier introduced invoking people who don’t need LPG connections to give them up. Jaitley said over 75 lakh people had given up their subsidies.
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