Additional income tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh on home loans for houses under Rs 45 lakh announced in Budget 2019.
The Centre is in touch with the states to jointly tackle the situation if there is any drought like situation.
Increase surcharge from 15 pc to 25 pc on taxable income between Rs 2-5 cr, and from 15 pc to 37 pc for income above Rs 5 cr.
Railways will need Rs 50 lakh crore between 2018 to 2030 to complete the sanctioned projects, Sitharaman said.
In Budget presented on Friday, government lowered the fiscal deficit target to 3.3 pc of the GDP for 2019-20.
Following increase in surcharge, effective income tax rate for individuals with income of Rs 2-5 crore will go up to 39 pc.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hiked import duty on gold and other precious metals in Budget to 12.5 pc from 10 pc.
Rice, the main kharif crop, was sown in 52.47 lakh hectare till last week, down from 68.60 lakh hectare in the year-ago period.
India's economic growth slowed to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the January-March quarter.
FICCI felt there was little done to address the economic slowdown while health and education did not get the required filip.