The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill was passed through a voice vote in Rajya Sabha.
Defence Ministry has cleared the draft of the new blacklisting policy, which is now being vetted by the Attorney General, that seeks to act harshly against wrong doers.
PM Modi said his government plans to develop 300 villages across the country as growth centers.
States have already issued bonds worth Rs 1.66 lakh crore under the UDAY scheme for revival of their debt-ridden discoms
Jaitley says process of arriving at an "optimal" rate of taxation is a priority.
The Cabinet approved 3 per cent annual usage charge for the spectrum to be procured in the upcoming auction.
Lok Sabha has already passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) (Amendment) Bill on July 27 after the Cabinet approved some amendments.
The Bill amends Sarfaesi Act, Recovery of Debts Act, Indian Stamp Act and the Depositories Act.
The new policy will enable optimal utilization of capacities in major ports and increase revenue to the major port authority.