On Budget day itself, Nifty 50 fell five times and gained five times in the past 10 years. In 2022, frontline indices surged to end 1.4% higher as investors gave a thumbs up to the pro-growth Budget. Nifty gyrated 367 points intra-day to hit a high of 17,622 before it eventually closed at 17,577, up 237 pts. The index moved in a 4.9% range in 2021 on the Budget day, where it eventually closed the day 4.7% higher. On February 1, 2020, the index ended 2.5% lower. In 2019, the 50-stock NSE barometer closed 0.6% higher. In 2018, Nifty closed mildly in red, while the index gained 1.8% in 2017.
The fiscal deficit target has been above Rs 15 lakh crore over the past two years as the government focused more on providing relief to its citizens, the budget stats show. On the other hand, capex target increased significantly in the past five years, as India aims to achieve $5 trillion economy goal.
Budget 2023 is expected to focus on health, defence, education and social welfare sectors. In the last five years, the budget allocation for defence jumped by 46% while the allocation for social welfare rose more than 30%. The budget allocations to the health and education sector have also consistently increased.
People are looking forward to Budget 2023 as the infrastructure industry has taken a front seat, with government allocations increasing significantly in the past five years. The Railway budget increased to Rs 1.4 lakh crore in 2022, Roads & Highways surged to Rs 1.99 lakh crore and the civil aviation budget rose to over Rs 10,000 crore.
From the Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme to double farmers’ income to introducing the Ujjwala scheme, the budget allocation has changed significantly last nine years since Narendra Modi became Prime Minister.
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