Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman proposes Rs 1,500 crore-scheme to promote digital payments


Sitharaman said, in her Budget speech of 2019, a National Research Foundation (NRF) was announced.

“…We have now worked out the modalities and the NRF outlay will be Rs 50,000 crore over five years. It will ensure the overall research ecosystem in the country is strengthened with focus on identified national priority thrust areas,” she said.

The Finance Minister also stated that a new initiative National Language Translation Mission will be undertaken.