This section contains information on the Railway Budget 2013-14 and Union Budget 2012-13.
The Union Budget for 2012-13 was announced by Mr Pranab Mukherjee, the Union Finance Minister in the Parliament on March 16, 2012. It gives an overall picture of how the Indian economy has been performing.
Some key highlights of the Union budget 2012-13 are as follows:
- Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to grow by 6.9 per cent in 2011-12
- India's GDP growth in 2012-13 expected to be 7.6 per cent +/- 0.25 per cent
- Developments in India's external trade in the first half of current year have been encouraging. Diversification in export and import market achieved