There is a need to "hurry up" on investment in railway infrastructure, including on stations and super fast and bullet trains, he said. Explaining the rationale for massive capital infusion plan in public sector banks, Jaitley said that lending capacity of banks was constrained due to capital inadequacy.
Improving lending capacity of banks will be government's priority for the next year, he said. India, he said, has realised the importance of structural changes despite global slowdown. The country saw more structural changes in 2017 than the recent past.
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