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Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Highlights of Jaitley's Union Budget 2018-19

Highlights of Jaitley's Union Budget 2018-19

Highlights of Union Budget 2018-19

Union Budget 2018-19:

Will you be appearing for Banking, Insurance and other Government Job Examinations in 2018? Then to score in General Awareness section it is very important for you to get updates on The Union Budget 2018-19. This will be the last full Union Budget to be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the session of Parliament and it will be unlike his previous four such exercises because of the complete overhaul of the indirect tax regime affected by implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) last year.

The Budget, to be the last for this government in view of the general elections due in the first half of 2019, may have two main components: The first part deals with new schemes and outlays for various existing schemes and sectors for the coming fiscal, while the second contains announcements on direct and indirect taxes. With the implementation of single tax regime GST, this year's budget is believed to take into account only those items that still remain outside the purview of GST. It is highly expected that 2018-19 budget could contain changes in customs and excise duties on these remaining products, which for most others have been subsumed under GST. For the rest, you'll have to watch this space for the review of Union Budget 2018-19.

We will be covering The Union Budget from Examination's Point of View to help you remember all the important points in a simple and easy manner.

Budget 2018 Takeaways-
  • As per the FM in the Union Budget, India is expected to become the fifth largest economy very soon. 
  • The Growth rate is expected between 7.2-7.5% in the second half of 2017-18.
  • Exports are expected to grow 15% in 2018.
  • As per the FM, India is a Rs2.5 trillion economy.
  • MSP to increase at least 1.5 times that of production cost.
  • Minimum Support Price (MSP) of all crops shall increase to at least 1.5 times that of the production cost. 
  • The government will set up a fund of Rs 2,000 crore for developing agricultural markets.
  • Our focus is on productive and gainful on-farm and non-farm employment for farmers and landless families, says Jaitley.
  • MSP for Kharif cost will be 1.5 times the cost of production.
  • As per the FM, APMCs will be linked with ENAM. 
  • The government will develop 22,000 Gramin agricultural markets. 
  • The cluster-model approach will be adopted for agricultural production.
  • Allocation in food production sector doubled to Rs 1400 crore.
  • Minimum Support Price shall be increased by 1.5 times. Operation Green will be launched for agriculture and the Minister allocates Rs500 crore for this.
  • Agricultural corpus worth Rs 2000 crore will be set up. 470 APMCs have been connected to eNAM network, the rest to be connected by March 2018.
  • A fund for the fishery, aquaculture development and animal husbandry will be set up with a total corpus to be Rs 10,000 crore. We will also allocate Rs 1290 crore for a bamboo mission, as it is green gold. 
  • In all, we are providing Rs 10 lakh crore to Rs 11 lakh crore as credit for agricultural activities.
  • Jaitley proposes to increase the target of providing free LPG connections to 8 crore to poor women.
  • Ujjwala Yojana, the free LPG connection scheme expanded to eight crore households.
  • Six crore toilets have been built already, and in the next year, two crore additional toilets will be constructed.
  • The government will provide 4 crore electricity connections to the poor under Saubhagya Yojana.
  • Kisan credit card to be extended to fisheries,animal husbandry farmers.
  • The government will establish a dedicated affordable housing fund.
  • Loans to self-help groups will increase to Rs75,000 crore.
  • Govt. allocated Rs5,750 crore to National Livelihood Mission and Rs2,600 crore to the groundwater irrigation scheme.
  • Ayushman Bharat program discussed.
  • Eklavya schools for tribal children.
  • 24 new government medical colleges.
  • Government is implementing a comprehensive social security scheme.
  • Govt. will initiate an integrated B-Ed programme for teachers.
  • Government proposes to launch the Revitalising of Infrastructure and Systems of Education (RISE) by next year. 
  • Govt. proposed to set up two new full-fledged schools of planning and architecture. 
  • 18 new schools of planning and architecture will be set up in the IITs and NITs.
  • Rs. 1 lakh crore over 4 years for initiative for Infrastructure Devt. in education.
  • 2 major initiatives as part of Ayushman Bharat program.
  • Eklavya schools to be open for tribal children.
  • National health protection scheme to cover 10 cr poor families. Health cover of up to 5 lakh per family per year for poor & vulnerable. National health protection scheme to benefit 50 crore people.
  • 24 new govt medical college & hospitals.
  • Rs. 600 crore for nutritional support to all TB patients.
  • Rs. 1200 crore for health and wellness centres.
  • Loans to women self-help groups of women to be increased to 75,000 cr by March 19. 
  • Govt. is launching a new national health protection scheme – Rashtriya Samaj Beema Yojana. This will have 50 crore beneficiaries and 10 crore families will get 5 lakh per year for their families to cover secondary and tertiary hospital expenses. This is the world's largest government-funded healthcare program. 
  • A Rs 600 crore corpus is being set up to help Tuberculosis patients. This will build a new India in 2022 and enhance productivity and will also generate lakhs of jobs for women. 
  • PM Jeevan Beema Yojana benefitted more than 2 crore families. 
  • Jan Dhan Yojana will be extended to all 60 crore bank accounts. 
  • The government increased allocation for SC-ST earmarked programmes: Rs 56,000 crore for SCs and Rs 39,000 crore for STs. 
  • By 2022, every block with more than 50% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal people will have 'Ekalavya' school at par with Navodaya Vidyalas.
  • The government will announce measures to address non-performing assets of MSMEs. 
  • As per the FM, Rs. 3 lakh crore for lending under is being allocated in FY 19 for PM's MUDRA Yojana.
  • Smart city Mission and AMRUT discussed.
  • Smart city command control centre discussed.
  • Govt to contribute 12% of wages of new employees to EPF for 3 yrs.
  • Rs. 7148 crore allocation for the textile sector.
  • Govt. will launch a scheme for Galvanising Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan (GOBARDHAN).
  • Under the Smart City mission, 99 cities selected with the outlay of Rs. 2.04 lakh crores.
  • EPF contribution has been reduced to 8% for the first 3 years of employment and 12% government contribution to EPF in sectors employing a large number of people, however, there will be no changes in employer contribution.
  • 10 tourist cities to be developed into iconic tourist destinations.
  • 600 railway stations to be redeveloped.
  • Over 3600 km railway track renovation targeted in the current year.
  • Scheme for revitalizing school infrastructure, with an allocation of 1 lakh crore rupees over four years. Called RISE - Revitalizing Infrastructure in School Education.
  • The Bharatmala project has been approved and we are confident of completing 9000 km of highway construction. 
  • In Railways, 18,000 kms of doubling of tracks would eliminate capacity constraints. 
  • We are moving towards optimum electrification of railway. Over 3,600 km of track renewal is being targeted in 2018-19.
  • 150 km additional suburban railway network at the cost of Rs. 40,000 cr.
  • Regional air connectivity scheme shall connect 56 unserved airports.
  • Airport capacity to be hiked to handle 1 billion trips per year.
  • Training for 50 lakh youth by 2020.
  • Govt. to eliminate over 4,267 unmanned level crossings in the next two years. 
  • All railway stations and trains will have WiFi and 150 kilometres of additional suburban corridors in being planned. 
  • Rs. 17,000 crore is being set aside for Bengaluru Metro. 
  • UDAN will connect 56 unserved airports and 36 unserved heliports. 
  • Rs 11,000 crore is being allocated for Mumbai Suburban Railways.

* Arun Jaitley says that the government does not propose any changes in tax slabs this year.

* FM proposes a fiscal deficit of 3.3% of GDPfor 2018-19.
* Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposesrevising emoluments as per the following structure:

-- Rs 5 lakh for the President of India
-- Rs 4 lakh for the Vice President
-- Rs 3.5 lakh for the Governors

* Jaitley also proposes automatic revision of emoluments of Parliamentarians every five years, indexed to inflation.

* We have already exceeded our disinvestment target, announces Arun Jaitley.
Disinvestment target for 2017-18 has been exceeded and will reach Rs 1 lakh crore. Target for 2018-19 is Rs 80,000 crore.

* 5 lakh WiFi hotspots will be set up in rural areas to provide easy internet access.

* Government will take all steps to eliminate use of cryptocurrencies which are funding illegitimate transactions.

* Govt announces Amrut program to focus on water supply to all households in 500 cities. Water supply contracts for 494 projects worth Rs 19,428 core will be awarded: FM

* NITI Aayog will establish a national programme to direct our efforts in the area of Artificial Intelligence towards national development: FM

Airport capacity to be hiked to handle 1 billion trips every year.

* Arun Jaitley says that 4,000 km of new railway track will be laid down by 2019.

* All railways stations with footfall more than 25,000 to have escalators, says the Finance Minister.

* The government will undertake redevelopment of 600 major railway stations across the country.

* Arun Jaitley announces capital expenditure of Rs 1,48,528 crore for Indian Railways in 2018-19.

* National Heritage City Development Augmentation Scheme has been undertaken to preserve and protect heritage cities in the country, announces the Finance Minister.

* Government to contribute 12 per cent of EPF contribution for new employees in all sectors: FM

* Infrastructure is the growth driver of economy: Jaitley

* Target of 3 lakh crore for lending under PM Mudra Yojana: FM

MSME enterprises are a major element for growth, says Jaitley. He also added that mass formalisation of MSME sector is happening after demonetisation and GST.

* Govt will launch health scheme to cover 10 crore poor families, Arun Jaitley says.

* The Government is slowly but steadily progressing towards universal health coverage: FM

* Government aims to bring 60 crore bank accounts under the Jan Dhan Yojana.

* Eklavya schools to be started for Scheduled Tribe populations: Finance Minister

Rs 600 crore allocated to Tuberculosis patients undergoing treatment.

* Govt will set up two new Schools of Planning and Architecture, says Finance Minister Jaitley.

* To tackle brain drain, Jaitley announces scheme to identify bright students pursuing B Tech in premiere engineering institutes, and providing them higher-education opportunities in the IITs and IISc. These students will receive handsome fellowships, and will be expected to dedicate a few hours to teach in higher education institutions weekly.

Specialised railway university to be set up at Vadodara.

* Jaitley proposed integrated BEd programme for teachers: "training of teachers during service is essential." Technology will be the biggest driver in improving the quality of education.

* Budget allocates money for social security and protection programme for all widows and orphaned children.

* We have a target to provide all Indians with their own homes by 2022, says Jaitley.

Ujjwala scheme to amplify targets, will now provide 8 crore rural women free LPG connections.

Air pollution in Delhi-NCR has been a cause of concern, govt has proposed subsidised machinery for in-situ management of crop residue in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NCT Delhi.

* Govt of India will take necessary measures to put in place measures for the state government to purchase surplus solar power produced by local farmers at sutiable prices.

* Arun Jaitley proposes a sum of Rs 500 crore for 'Operation Green' on the lines of 'Operation Flood'.

* Food processing sector is going at an average of 8 per cent per annum.

* We have been saying it for years that India is primarily an agricultural country: Jaitley

* Arun Jaitley on Minimum Support Price of agricultural products: Only increasing the MSP is not enough, the government will fix the MSP of agricultural products at 1.5 times the market rate.

* Our emphasis is on generating higher benefits and productive employment for the farmers: Jaitley while addressing the agricultural sector in his Budget speech 2018.

* Our government has worked sincerely, and without weighing the political costs, hoping that benefits are delivered to people at their doorsteps. The Direct Benefit Transfer system of India is a success story that is reiterated across the world: Jaitley.

* This year's Budget will particularly focus on agriculture, says Jaitley.

* The finance minister also pointed out that India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.

Indian economy has performed very well since our government took over in May 2014, says Arun Jaitley.

* Arun Jaitey recalls the measures -- like GST, FDI, demonetisation, etc. -- taken by the NDA government in the past four years that have impacted the economy of the country.


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Important News Published by SSC on 31.01.2018

Important News Published by SSC on 31.01.2018

I. Examinations conducted during the last week 

(a) The Commission conducted the Paper-I of Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract) Examination-2017 w.e.f. 22.1.2018 to 29.1.2018. A total of 9,95,350 candidates registered for the examination and 5,70,189 candidates actually took the examination. The result of the said examination would be declared by the Commission on 26.3.2018. 

(b) The Commission also conducted Paper-II of Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination-2016 on 28.1.2018. A total of 1,59,183 candidates were shortlisted from MTS (NT) (Paper-I) Examination for appearing in this examination, out of which 1,43,657 candidates actually appeared in the examination. The result of the said examination would be declared by the Commission on 31.3.2018.

II. Examinations to be conducted by the Commisison in the month of February 2018 

The Commission would be conducting the following examinations during the month of February 2018 : 
(a) Selection Posts Examination (Phase-V) Matriculation Level on 8.2.2018 
(b) Selection Posts Examination (Phase-V) Graduate Level on 15.2.2018 
(c) Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination-2017 on 17.2.2018 to 22.2.2018 
(d) Selection Posts Examination (Phase-V) Higher Secondary Level on 24.2.2018

III. Results declared during the last week 
(a) Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASIs in CISF Examination (Paper-II), 2017 on 29.01.2018.

IV. Results to be declared by the Commission during the month of February 2018 

(a) The Commission shall be completing the evaluation of the written examination for Constable (Executive) Delhi Police Examination 2016 and hand over the result to Delhi Police on the scheduled date i.e. 9.2.2018. 

(b) The Commission shall be completing the evaluation of the written examination forScientific Assistant in IMD Examination,2017 and hand over the result to India Meteorological Department on the scheduled date i.e. 13.2.2018. 

(c) The Commission would declare the final result of Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination-2016 on 16.2.2018. 

(d) The Commission would declare the final result of Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract) Examination-2016 on 28.2.2018.

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SSC Status Report of Results as on 31.01.2018

SSC Status Report of Results as on 31.01.2018

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We are here with SSC Status Report of Results as on 31.01.2018.

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Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2017 Notification PDF Download

Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2017 Notification PDF Download

  • Commencement of online filling up of Application Forms 31.01.2018 (10:00 AM) 
  • Last date for creating New Log In for online registration 15.02.2018 (11:59 PM) 
  • Date of Examination: Sunday, the 6th May, 2018. 

Vacancy: 50 Posts

PayScale: Rs. 27700-770-33090-920-40450- 1080-44770.

The fees (non-refundable) in the sum of Rs.1000/- for General Category candidates and Rs.200/- for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Physically Handicapped

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Syndicate Bank PO Online Exam Date Extended

Exam Date of Syndicate Bank PO has Extended

Syndicate Bank PO Online Exam Date Extended : 

Syndicate Bank has extended the date of online written Examination for the post of Probationary Officers to 25th February.  

The Examination will be now conducted on 25th February 2018 instead of 18th February 2018.


SBI SO 2018 recruitment Notification PDF Download

SBI SO 2018 recruitment Notification PDF Download

Hello dear, Candidates are requested to apply Online through link given in Bank's website or 

SBI SO 2018 recruitment Notification PDF Download


Start Date of Online Registration of Application & Payment of Fee : 31.01.2018
Last Date of Online Registration of Application & Payment of Fee :15.02.2018 

Vacancy : 407 posts

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