The mutual funds industry does not see any reduction in the inflows of funds after the proposal of LTCG and dividend distribution tax (DDT), an official said.
Piyush Goyal said providing Rs 5 lakh cover for 10 crore people under the govt's 'Ayushman Bharat' insurance scheme is an "ambitious" project but not an "impossible" one.
The EAC-PM discussed possible modalities for implementing the world's largest health protection scheme announced in the Union Budget, said a release.
"The Budget with a huge focus on agriculture has raised expectation level in rural landscape," Assocham President said.
S&P Global Ratings said the healthcare scheme will be a "game changer" for India's health industry and generate substantial growth in insurers' premiums.