The government is targeting to increase pulses production by around 50 per cent to 24 million tonne by 2020-21.
Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das expressed confidence that the revenue neutral rate structure will be decided the next month.
As many as 2.5 crore salaried tax payers will now receive SMS alerts from the Income Tax department regarding their quarterly TDS deductions.
GST will boost domestic demand, create more opportunities for domestic business and drive job creation, PM Modi said.
PM Modi said his government has come out with the first integrated policy for aviation sector.
Government will soon come out with a comprehensive capital goods policy to create an ecosystem for a globally competitive sector.
Government said its ambitious regional connectivity scheme UDAN will jump-start regional aviation.
The government is working on a new steel policy in a bid to steer the over $100 billion industry out of the rut.
Indian Port Rail Corporation Ltd and the German Railways Deutsche Bahn has already signed a MoU.