Sitharaman proposed the setting up of a payments platform for MSMEs for payment of bills.
Every rural family, except those unwilling to take connection, will have electricity and LPG connection by 2022, said Sitharaman.
The government aims to connect all 2.5 lakh village panchayats with high speed broadband by March 2020.
NDA in its first term set the ball rolling for 'New India' with strident commitment to fiscal consolidation, said Sitharaman.
Government keeps Gaon, Garib, and Kisan at the centre of everything we do, of every programme by 2022, says Sitharaman.
Earlier she said that the objective her government was to empower citizens for a strong nation.
Global FDI flow slipped by 13 per cent in 2018 to USD 1.3 trillion, from 1.5 in the previous year.
Udaan scheme will improve India's infrastructure, enable connectivity, and bridge the rural and urban divide," said Sitharaman.
Indian economy has reached USD 2.7 trillion now, and is within capacity to reach USD 5 trillion in the next few years.
For years, finance minister and their deep maroon or brown briefcases holding budget were a common sight.