Friday, February 29, 2008

Highlights of Budget

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram Today unveiled the much-awaited General Budget for the fiscal 2008-08 in the Parliament.

Chidambaram presented his seventh full budget - two when the United Front government was in power and the remaining five under the United Progressive Alliance government.

The Finance Minister presented the Budget against a backdrop of slowing expansion and creeping inflation which has hit the poor hardest.

Source : TOI