Suresh Prabhu said he himself had volunteered for clubbing of railways budget with the General Budget, and it was "not a take over" by the Finance Ministry.
Loans extended under the Mudra scheme surpassed the target of Rs 1.80 lakh cr, FinMin stated.
"The ministry should adopt and apply electronic systems / approach to all its processes to streamline the methodology of clarifications and obtaining information."
The finance ministry in a statement said that tax collection of Rs 17.10 lakh crore is a growth of around 18% compared to last year.
Jaitley on Monday said the nation will play a key role in linking South Asia with Southeast and East Asia.
"So far as state of preparedness goes, both Centre and state governments are ready to implement GST on July 1," Das told BTVi.
An action packed day lined up for the Indian markets, a look at some stocks that will be in focus on March 27.
The meeting assumes significance as the revenue department has rejected the demands of the US-based technology major.
The government on Monday said it has decided to merge the Bharatiya Mahila Bank with the State Bank of India to ensure greater banking services outreach to more women.
A Parliamentary Panel has asked the Finance Ministry to work out a 'transformational plan' for IDBI Bank, which is facing mounting bad loans.