Airfares are set to rise with the government deciding to levy up to Rs 8,500 per flight on major routes to fund the regional air connectivity scheme.
To overhaul infrastructure, government is lining up Rs 25 lakh crore for the highways and shipping sectors in 5 years.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley assured people that taxman will not hound those making small deposits in scrapped Rs 500/1,000 currency.
Cabinet is likely to take a call on the final contours of listing of PSU general insurance companies this month, a finance ministry official said.
Govt is gradually trying to reduce coal imports in a bid to increase domestic production, Union coal secretary Anil Swarup said.
CBDT has asked the taxman to take steps for widening the existing tax base and prevent avoidable disputes.
Centre has imposed anti-dumping duty on imports of steel wire rods from China to protect domestic manufacturers from cheap in-bound shipments.
Implementation of National Food Security law has covered the entire nation from this month.
PM Modi chaired a high-level meeting to discuss a roadmap to reduce dependency on import of oil and gas.