The first Union budget by finance minister Arun Jaitley along with inaugural budget of the Narendra Modi government has set its tone as far as the Union budget 2014 is concerned. The maiden budget expectations are high from 62 year old Arun Jaitley who will be the force behind to bring Indian economy back on the track.

Arun Jaitley is conscious of the fact that he is taking up a massive challenge at a very challenging time when the nation needs to rebuild its confidence in the Indian economy. The key goal would be restoring back the pace of growth, concentrate on fiscal consolidation. The amount of fiscal discipline has been termed utmost important for time being. With a wide base political experience in managing the floor of the house in Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley as a financial minister with his maiden budget now he is ready to give the litmus test in the parliament today.

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