Arun Jaitley received a pat from Pranab Mukherjee for completing the budget exercise by March 31 and not seeking a the Vote on Account.
Sumitra Mahajan congratulated the House members, Ministers and the government for completing the process of passing the Union Budget before April 1.
Andhra Pradesh presented nearly Rs 1.57 lakh crore budget for 2017-18, an increase of 15.71 per cent in the outlay over the previous year.
Telangana presented a tax-free, revenue surplus budget for 2017-18, proposing an expenditure of Rs 1,49,446 crore, an increase of 14.59% over the previous year.
With the resumption of the Budget session of Parliament, Narendra Modi hoped for a breakthrough on the GST Bill.
Arun Jaitley said that the electoral bonds announced in Union Budget 2017-18 to promote legitimate funding of political parties cannot become a parallel currency.
The govt alloted Rs 11,300 crore for education, about 24% of the total Budget, to the education sector.
The compensation norms for revenue losses accruing from transition to the GST system will bring certainty to state budgeting, rating agency ICRA said.
China's 2017 defence budget will expand by around 7 per cent, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's top legislature announced on Saturday.
Thomas Issac in his budget decided to seek the support of the more than 2.5 million NRK's for the construction of two highways at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore.