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The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that GST collection in first two months reached anticipated figures and revenue would probably move up in next few months.
Jaitley was speaking at the release of the book titled “India @70 MODI @3.5 - Capturing India's Transforming Under Narendra Modi” in New Delhi.
The book has been authored by Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy and Ashok Malik, who is a distinguished senior analyst associated with the New Delhi-based think-tank- the Observer Research Foundation.
Speaking at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library auditorium, Jaitley said the PSU capex for the current financial year is Rs 3 lakh crore.
The Finance Minister also spoke about foreign direct investment (FDI), saying that deposits continue to be largest ever.
Direct tax collections were up by 15.7 per cent over the previous year’s figures, he added.