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Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2015: Key Highlights

The most salient measures that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented in his Budget

Here are the key highlights of Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2015: 1) Fiscal deficit seen at 3.9% of GDP in 2015-16, committed to meeting medium term fiscal deficit target of 3%. Read our full coverage on Union Budget 2) GDP growth seen between 8% and 8.5% this year. 3) Consumer inflation to remain close to 5% by March, more room for monetary policy easing. 4) No change in individual income tax rates and slabs, overall deduction benefits to individual taxpayers hiked to Rs 4.44 lakh a year. 5) Disinvestment target set at Rs 41,000 crore for ...