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Budget 2019 aims at boosting social infra for marginalised sections

Although the expenditure on centrally sponsored schemes is marginally higher than last year by 7.5 per cent, the interim Budget introduced several new programmes and enhanced allocations for many

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Interim Budget 2019  |  Budget 2019

Shreya Jai 

Delhi poor, meal
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In an attempt to appease all sections of society months before the general elections, the interim Budget of the Bharatiya Janata Party government aimed at boosting social infrastructure and sops for marginalised sections.

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First Published: Fri, February 01 2019. 20:18 IST