Union Budget 2016-17 Brief

Report Overview:

The Finance Minister presented the union budget for the FY 2016-17 in the Lok Sabha on 29th February 2016. The budget, which hopes to push a transformative agenda for the country, was primarily focused on reinvigorating the rural economy while managing to meet the criterion financial prudence. The following pages provide an overview of the budget with special sections on the allocations and performance in the economic and social sectors with direct implications for development.