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Budget 2020: Rs 103 trillion infrastructure projects launched under NIP

Presenting the Union Budget in Parliament, Sitharaman said Rs 1.7 trillion has been provided for transport infrastructure in 2020-21

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, holding a folder containing the Union Budget documents along with her deputy Anurag Thakur and a team of officials

Press Trust of India New Delhi
To augment India's infrastructure and create jobs, the government has launched Rs 103 trillion infra projects besides providing about Rs 1.70 trillion for transport infrastructure and accelerating highways construction, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday.
 
Presenting the Union Budget 2020-21 in Parliament, Sitharaman said focus is on infrastructure for economic development and 6,500 projects across sectors under National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) envisions ease of living for citizens.
 
"In his Independence Day speech 2019, Prime Minister had highlighted that Rs 100 trillion would be invested on infrastructure over the next 5 years. As a follow-up measure, I had launched the

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First Published: Feb 01 2020 | 12:46 PM IST

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