India's economic growth slowed to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the January-March quarter.
A litre of petrol costs Rs 70.51 in Delhi and Rs 76.15 in Mumbai.
The proposal to separate the two job roles was under consideration for last few years.
Breaking the tradition of carrying briefcase to the Parliament for presenting Budget, she posed outside the House with ledger book instead.
Finance Minister said as the world's third largest aviation market, time is ripe to enter aircraft financing and leasing from Indian shores.
Sitharaman said that the government keeps 'Antodaya' (development of all) at the centre of all its programmes.
Sitharaman announced that a woman in every SHG will be made eligible for loan upto Rs 1 lakh under the government's Mudra scheme.
A large number of imported items like books, plastic items and imported auto parts are set to be costlier.
Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech and presented it in Lok Sabha.
The Budget proposes to move to electronic invoice system wherein invoice details will be captured in central system at the time of issuance.