All eggs in farmers' basket
Arun Jaitley’s election budget is simply ambitious.
The Finance Minister, as an opening gambit, stated that India's is the seventh largest economy in nominal terms and third largest in purchasing power parity. Already, we are a $2.5 trillion economy. Even a 5 per cent growth would mean adding $120 billion or so to the national income. These are big amounts. With that, the FM seems to have taken a few major steps without bothering too much.