Budget 2007-08 – Running Commentary

Sops for SC/ST students studying post matric.

Focus on scholarships to minority students in backward districts.

Rs. 7000 crore through ‘better tax administration’ is Plan B.

Tapping of resources outside budget to invest in infrastructure is Plan C.

Goal of doubling farm credit in three years was achieved in 2 years.

Concern in stagnation in production of pulses, especially availability of seeds.

World Bank gives 2182 crores to TN to restore water bodies.


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