On Innovation and RnD in the new budget 2021 announced today by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman she said that in the budget session of 2019 she had announced the National Research Foundation. Now, the govt has worked out the modalities and the NRF outlet will be of 50,000 crore. It will ensure that the overall research ecosystem in the country is strengthened with focus on identified national priority interest areas. 1,500 crore is announced to promote digital mode of payment. National Language Translation mission is undertaken by the govt. Several Gaganyan activities will also be initiated by the govt. Listen in for more!