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Higher education financing agency to be set-up: Jaitley
New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced the setting up of a higher education financing agency, with a fund of Rs.1,000 crore.
 
Presenting the 2016-2017 Budget in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley also said that an enabling regulatory architecture will be provided to 10 public and 10 private institutions to emerge as world-class teaching institutions.
 
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Health Insurance up to Rs.1 lakh per family: Jaitley
New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced that the government will provide health insurance of up to Rs.1 lakh per family.
 
"The government will provide health insurance of up to Rs.1 lakh per family," said Jaitley, presenting the budget for 2016-17 in the Lok Sabha.
 
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Investment of Rs.97,000 crore in road sector: Jaitley
New Delhi : In a major push on infrastructure, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced allocation of Rs.97,000 crore for the roads sector in the union budget for the next fiscal.
 
This amount includes the Rs.19,000 crore he has allocated for rural roads under the Pradhanmatri Gram Sadak Yojna.
 
The finance minister also announced that road transport in the passenger segment would be opened up to the private sector.
 
Describing the legacy of problems in the roads sector that his government had inherited, Jaitley said around 70,000 road projects had got stalled, locking investment of up to Rs.1 lakh crore.
 
"I am happy to announce that our efforts have put back on track 85 percent of these stalled road projects," Jaitley told parliament.
 
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