Sitharaman clubbed the 33 measures into five buckets: taxation, banks/ NBFCs/ SMEs, financial markets, infrastructure, and the automotive sector, which has visibly been one of the worst hit leading to many direct and indirect job losses.
Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said the Capital has been getting only Rs 325 crore for the last 18 years from central taxes, whereas the share should be at Rs 6,000 crore. He sought a rise in the grant to and creation of a separate fund for Delhi municipal corporations on the lines of other state civic bodies.
Sitharaman said the terrorists are "really running short of funds. There have been a lot of attempted bank robberies and it clearly shows that demonetisation or withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes has affected the flow of funds for terrorism."