FM Nirmala Sitharaman's Union Budget 2022: Key Highlights

IT Returns can now be revised for omission and mistakes

Reduction of surcharge on unlisted shares from 28.5% to 23%

Crypto, NFT comes under tax net

Income from transfer of digital assets to be charged 30% tax

FM proposes increase of employees’ tax deduction limit to 14%

Fiscal deficit estimated at 6.9 per cent: Nirmala Sitharaman

Ujjwala scheme extended to one crore more households

Capital expenditure raised, but concern over ability to spend

8 ropeway projects to ease congestion in hilly areas, push tourism

Outlay for public capital expenditure stepped up sharply by 35.4% to Rs 7.50 lakh crore

Budget proposes Rs 19,500 crore for PLI for manufacturing high-efficiency solar modules

Govt allow consumers to choose from power distribution companies

Finance Minister announces auction of 5G spectrum in 2022

For mental health problems, worsened by Covid, a national programme

Rs 60,000 crore for Nal Se Jal scheme

Govt to roll out five-year programme to accelerate MSME performance

Sitharaman expands credit availability to MSMEs in hospitality sector