During the Union Budget speech on February 1, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced changes in the income tax slabs

50 new destination to be selected for tourism development in India under "Dekho Apna Desh initiative", states will be encouraged to set a 'Unity Mall' in State capital or the most popular tourist destination in the state.

19,700 crore to the National Hydrogen Mission,  aim to reach hydrogen production capacity of 5 metric million tonnes by 2030.

No income tax on up to 7 lakhs per year   under new regime, tax structure in this regime reduced number of slabs to 5 from 6 & increased the tax exemption limit to 3 lakhs.

157 new nursing colleges   will be established in core locations.

Outlay for PM Awaas Yojana being enhanced by 66% to over 79,000 crores.

3 centres of excellence for artificial  intelligence (AI)  to enable 'Make Al for India' and 'Make Al work for India'.

100 labs for developing apps using 5G services will be set up in engineering institutions.

PAN will be used for common identifier  for all digital systems of specified government agencies.

Highest ever Railway outlay at ₹2.4 lakh crore,  boosting affordable regional connectivity & logistics of cargo freights.

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