The government aims to connect all 2.5 lakh village panchayats with high speed broadband by March 2020.
Government keeps Gaon, Garib, and Kisan at the centre of everything we do, of every programme by 2022, says Sitharaman.
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.
Usually the duration of the presentation ranges from 90 to 120 minutes.
In an economy that is losing growth momentum, all this bring tightrope walk of balancing growth with fiscal prudence to fore.