The 'White Paper on the Indian Economy' states that, when the Modi government assumed office in 2014, the economy was in a "fragile state".
In a recently submitted note to the Supreme Court, the Centre levied grave accusations against the Kerala government regarding its governance issues.
Tourism, including spiritual tourism, has tremendous opportunities for local entrepreneurship, said FM.
According to some recent estimates, every year almost 80,000 women develop cervical cancer, and 35,000 die due to it in India.
There was no additional concession in taxes or give-aways including in the widely-expected PM-Kisan scheme.
The finance minister said that the agriculture sector is poised for inclusive, balanced higher growth and productivity.
The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is one of the world's largest Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) schemes.
Indian air carriers proactively placed orders for 1,000 new aircraft.
Various schemes for maternal and child healthcare will be brought under one comprehensive programme for synergy in implementation, Sitharaman said in Parliament.
Greater adoption of e-buses for public transport networks will be encouraged through payment security mechanisms.