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Friday, July 11, 2014

UNION BUDGET 2014-15 : HIGHLIGHTS !!!

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT ESTIMATED TO GROW AT FY15 at 5.4 % - 5.90 %

AT CURRENT PRICES THE ADVANCE GDP ESTIMATE OF 2013 - 14 IS ₹ Rs. 105,39,605 LAKHS CR AND AT 2004-05 PRICES ITS AT Rs. 57,48,564 LAKHS CR.

FY15 FISCAL DEFICIT AT Rs. 5,31,177 CR.
FY15 TOTAL SUBSIDES AT Rs. 2,51,397 CR.
FY15 FERTILIZER SUBSIDIES AT  Rs. 72,970 CR,
FY15 FOOD SUBSIDIES AT  Rs. 1,15,000 CR
FY15 OIL & PETROLUEM SUBSIDIES AT  Rs. 63,427 CR.
FY15 NET MARKET LOANS = Rs. 4,61,205 CR
FY15 STATE PF = Rs. 12,000 CR.
FY15 EXTERNAL AID = Rs. 5,734 CR.
FY15 LESS OTHERS = Rs. 7,704 CR.
THE CENTER'S EXPENDITURE 2014-15 IS PROJECTED AT Rs. 17,94,892 Cr.

IN FLOW (Rs. in Cr)
TAX RECEIPTS9,77,258
CORPORATE TAX4,51,005
INCOME TAX2,84,266
CUSTOMS DUTY2,01,819
EXCISE DUTY2,07,110
SERVICE TAX2,15,973
TAX OF UNION TERRITORY3,401

NON TAX RECEIPTSAMOUNT
INTEREST RECEIPTS19,751
DIVIDENDS & PROFITS90,229
EXTERNAL GRANTS2,405
OTHER NON TAX RECEIPTS99,009
RECEIPTS OF UNION TERRITORY1,111
           TOTAL2,12,505

NON DEBT CAPITAL RECEIPTS73,952
RECOVERY OF LOANS & ADVANCES10,527
MISC. CAPITAL RECEIPTS63,425

* Out of the Tax Receipts the Center has to keep aside States share of Rs. 3,82,216 cr & for Calamity & Contingency Fund of Rs. 5,050 crs.

OUT FLOW (Rs. in Cr)
PLAN EXPENDITURE5,75,000
NON PLAN EXPENDITURE12,19,892
OR
REVENUE EXPENDITURE15,68,111
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE2,26,781
DEFENCE2,29,000
SUBSIDIES2,51,397
GRANTS TO STATES & UTs69,084
PENSIONS81,963
INTEREST PAYMENTS4,27,011
LOANS TO PSUs653
OTHER GENERAL SERVICES36,569
Subsidity to Railway towards Dividend4,059
CENTRAL PLAN2,36,592
POSTAL DEFICIT6,908
EXPENSES of UTs with out Legislature4,402
NON PLAN CAPITAL OUTLAY10,039
ECONOMIC SERVICES22,075
GRANTS TO FOREIGN GOVT.4,478
CENTRAL PLAN AID TO STATES3,38,408
SOCIAL SERVICES25,324
POLICE SERVICE46,930

SOME MORE POINTS FROM BUDGET

®  Tax to GDP ratio to be at 10.60 % in FY15, and must be improved & Non-tax revenues should be increased.
®  Govt. committed to achieve Fiscal deficit target of 4.1 % of GDP followed by fiscal deficit of 3.6 % for 2015-16 and 3.00 % for 2016-17.  
®    Rs. 2,29,000 Cr allocated to Defence sector.
®    PSU Banks to be capitalized Rs. 2,40,000 Cr by 2018.
®    No Changes in Tax Rates for Individuals.
®   Personal Income Tax exemption limit raised by Rs. 50,000 from Rs.2,00,000 to Rs. 2,50,000 for people below 60 years.
®    Investment limit Under Section 80C raised from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 1,50,000.
®   Annual PPF ceiling to be raised to Rs. 1,50,000 from Rs. 1,00,000.
®    Housing Loan Rebate to raise from Rs. 1,50,000 to Rs. 2,00,000.
®    PSUs will invest through Capital Investment a total sum of Rs. 2,47,941 Cr in current financial year. 
®    Provided Rs. 7,060 Cr in the current fiscal for the project of developing "One Hundred Smart Cities".
®    E- Visas to be introduced at 9 airports and to facilitate visas on arrivals.
®   New Airports to be developed through PPP mode in tier -II and tier-III , 16 new          ports to be set up and Rs. 11,000 Cr to be allocated to that.
®    Retrospective Tax Amendment to be undertaken with extreme caution.
®  Incentives for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) and will be given complete pass through for the purpose of taxation. A modified REITS type of structure for infrastructure projects as Infrastructure Investment Trusts (INVITS), the REITS & INVITS will attract long term finance from foreign and domestic sources including NRIs.
®    Govt. to provide investment allowance at 15 % for 3 years to manufacturing company which invest more than Rs. 25 Cr in plant and machinery.
®  A sum of Rs. 100 Cr provided to transform Employment exchanges into Career Centres.
®  The composite cap of Foreign Investment to be raised to 49 % with full Indian management & Control through the FIPB route this includes Insurance sector where the limit is raised from 26 % to 49 %. And the requirement of the built up area and capital conditions for FDI to be reduce from 50,000 Sq. meters to 20,000 Sq. meters and from $10 million to $5 million respectively for development of smart cities.
®    The Manufacturing Units to be allowed to sell its products through retail including E- Commerce platforms.
®   PSUs will invest through capital investment to a tune of Rs. 2,47,941 Cr in current  financial year.    
®    FY15 disinvestment target Rs. 63,425 Crs and 43,425 Cr through disinvestments in  PSUs.
®   For assured irrigation a sum of Rs. 1000 Cr provided for 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi  Sinchayee Yojna".
®     To provide Rs. 14,389 Cr for Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna.
®      Bank loans for women Self Help Groups at 4% to be extended to another 100 districts   under Ajeevika scheme. 
®   Initial sum of Rs. 100 Cr for Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Programme for     encouragement of rural youth to take up local entrepreneurship programmes.
®  EPFO to launch the Uniform Account Number service for contributing members.  Government notified a minimum pension of Rs. 1000 per month to all subscribers’  members of EP Scheme for that initial provision of Rs. 250 Cr is made. Also another  Rs. 250 Cr provision is made for the increase in mandatory wage ceiling of  subscription to Rs. 15,000 Cr.
®   A sum of Rs. 500 Cr to be allotted to Pan India programme "Digital India" and a       programme for promoting Good Governance to be launched with a sum of Rs. 100 Cr.
®  A tune of Rs. 100 Cr to be allocated for 600 new and existing Community Radio Stations. Rs. 100 Cr is provided for Kisan TV to disseminate real time information to farmers on issues like farming techniques, water conservation, organic farming etc.
®   Allocation of Rs. 8000 Cr to National Housing Bank to support Rural Housing. And slum development to be included in the list of Corporate Social Responsibility activates to encourage the private sector to contribute more.
®   A sustainable growth of 4 % in Agriculture will be achieved, to mitigate the risk of Price volatility in the agri produce a sum of Rs. 500 Cr is provided for establishing a Price Stabilization Fund. A target of Rs. 8 lakh Cr has been set for agriculture credit during 2014-15. Allocation of Rs. 5,000 Cr provided for the Warehouse Infrastructure Fund.
®   Allocation of Rs. 100 Cr to be provided for setting up National Industrial Corridor  Authority.
®    Fund of Funds with a corpus of Rs. 10,000 Cr for providing equity through venture  capital funds, quasi equity, soft loans and other risk capital specially to encourage new  start-ups by youth to be set up. Entrepreneur friendly legal bankruptcy framework  will be developed for SMEs to enable easy exit.
®    A sum of Rs. 500 Cr for developing a textile mega cluster at Varanasi and six more at Bareilly, Lucknow, Surat, Kutch, Bhagalpur and Mysore.
®    A sum of Rs. 11,653 Cr will be allocated for the development of outer harbour Project  in Tuticorin for Phase I. SEZs will be developed in Kandla and JNPT.
®    An investment of an amount of Rs. 37,880 Cr in NHAI and State Roads is proposed  which includes Rs. 3,000 Cr of North East.
®  Allocation of Rs. 100 Cr for new scheme Ultra-Modern Super Critical Coal Based Thermal Power Technology.
®   Ultra-modern power project to be taken up in Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Ladakh with Rs. 500 Cr.
®  Rs. 3600 Cr set aside for National Rural Drinking Water. Rs. 2,037 Cr set aside for integration of Ganga Development Project under name Namami Ganga.
® Uniform KYC across the financial sector with single Demat for all the financial transactions.
®  Banks to be permitted to raise long term funds for lending to infrastructure sector with minimum regulatory pre-emption such as CRR, SLR and priority sector lending (PSL).
®    Service Tax exempt on loading, unloading, storage, warehousing and transportation of cotton, whether ginned or baled.
®    To promote tourism, services provided by Indian tour operators to foreign tourists in relation to a tour wholly conducted outside India to be taken out of tax net and Cenvat credit for services of rent-a-cab and tour operators to be allowed.
®  Sale of space or time for advertisement in broadcast media, extended to cover such sales on other segments like Online and Mobile advertising will now come under service tax, Sale of space in Print media however remains excluded. Services provided by Radio-Taxis brought under service tax.
®   Net effect of Direct Tax proposals is Revenue Loss of Rs. 22,200 Cr.  
®  Personal Computers, Electronic goods to be Cheaper, CRT TVs to be cheaper. Basic custom duty on LED panel below 19 inch made NIL.
® Excise duty on footwear reduced from 12 % to 6 %. Footwear below Rs. 500 is exempt, 6 % duty on footwear above Rs. 500 but below Rs. 1000.
®    Duty on packaging Machinery to be at 4 %; Specified Food Processing machinery to 6 %, Cigarettes at 22 %.
®    Clean Energy cess increased from Rs.0.50/ tonne to Re. 1/tonne. 
®    Tax proposals on Indirect tax front would yield Rs. 7,525 Cr.


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7 comments :

  1. wow you sure do your research .. I really admire that ..


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  2. That is really complicated report :) as I was never good in getting such things in my head too quick :) but you seriously did that really well

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  3. This is an incisive report and overview.... thanks :-)

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  4. Thanks for budget highlights :)

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  5. This is a superb Union Budget Highlights post Bhavikk :) Very useful one!

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  6. Hi,
    Thanks Friends for your kind words ..
    I will try to give my best to provide complex topics in simple ways
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