Budget 2021: Considering the ahead and backward linkages of the development sector with different sectors of the economic system, and the pressing want to offer housing to massive segments of the low-income inhabitants, the federal government ought to pay particular focus to low-cost housing in Budget 2021, trade physique Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) stated in its Pre-Budget Memorandum 2021-22. Currently, the federal government affords curiosity subvention of 1 per cent for low-cost housing loans as much as Rs 15 lakh, supplied the housing price doesn’t exceed Rs 25 lakh. Industry physique CII means that curiosity subvention scheme must be prolonged to cowl the entire housing price of as much as Rs 35 lakh.
Commenting on measures to spice up all segments of the actual property sector, Lincoln Bennet Rodrigues, Founder and Chairman, Bennet & Bernard Group, recognized for luxurious vacation houses in Goa stated that the federal government ought to additional chill out earnings tax norms, push extra reforms in items and companies tax (GST) and announce trade standing to the actual property sector within the upcoming funds.
According to Mr Lincoln, the federal government might unleash a sequence of reforms and consumption boosters to extend the credit score off-take from banks for easing liquidity. There can also be a selected want for earnings tax reduction on a second residence which is able to profit residence patrons and likewise stimulate the actual property sector. A single window clearance might drastically enhance the approval course of and expedite undertaking execution. The actual property sector additionally expects decrease residence mortgage rates of interest, discount in stamp obligation, and registration costs which make a sizeable distinction to the price of a undertaking.
Further, trade physique CII additionally means that the allocation below Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) must be elevated from the Rs 27,500 crore allotted in Budget 2021.