New Delhi, Feb 3: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday, February 3, spoke with Zee Business post the Union Budget 2018. In an exclusive interview with Zee Business, Arun Jaitley explained his budget that was presented in Lok Sabha with much fanfare on Thursday. We are running live news updates on Arun Jaitley’s exclusive interview with Zee Business. Click here to catch the online telecast of FM’s post-Budget interview. Also Read - Late Arun Jaitley's Son Rohan Files Nomination For DDCA President's Post
He spoke on a range of issues from fiscal deficit to farmers’ issues to relief to the aam aadmi of India. Calling it the budget for growth, the finance minister got candid over how he had to balance the demands from various sectors keep in mind the fiscal limitations and long-term growth. (Also read: Budget 2018: Good News For Women Employees; EPF Deduction to be Reduced to 8 Percent) Also Read - 'Miss my Friend a Lot,' Says PM Modi on 1st Death Anniversary of Arun Jaitley; Many Political Leaders Pay Tribute
Arun Jaitley on Thursday, February 1, presented the Budget 2018-19. Budget 2018 was focussed on strengthening the rural economy and on improving healthcare and education, said Arun Jaitley while presenting the Budget 2018. Arun Jaitley is also expected to explain what the Budget 2018 meant for the common people and if the finance bill is expected to create new jobs. Also Read - Year-Ender 2019: Country's Political Bigwigs Who Left us in The Year Gone by
In Budget 2017-18, Arun Jaitley had proposed a reduction of 5 per cent in income tax rate for individuals with income ranging between Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh. He had also announced surcharge of 10 per cent for those whose annual income is Rs 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore. Stay with us to catch instant updates on Arun Jaitley’s interview with Zee Business.