The central government had 667.93 billion rupees outstanding loans in the week earlier.
In the year-ago fortnight, bank credit was at Rs 86.566 trillion, while deposits were at Rs 114.883 trillion.
Maharashtra, among the most industrialised states, was ranked No 1 in FY16, but slipped to No 2 position the next fiscal to Gujarat, and continued on the trajectory, coming in at No 4 in FY18 and at the 9th slot in FY19.
In 2017-18, the Union government earned Rs 1,938 crore in excise duty on ATF, a jump of 27.5 per cent, from Rs 1,520 crore collected in 2016-17, he said in a written response to a question in the Lower House.
The minister is scheduled to move the Finance Bill 2019, containing tax proposals of the government for the fiscal, for passage in the lower House on Thursday.
Budget estimates have failed to take into account the massive revenue shortfall of last year.
Officials said the higher return filing is on account of convenience, mainly due to pre-filled return forms.
The minister informed the participants that India consumes more data than any other country in the world, and is ahead of the US and China.
The commission was scheduled to finalise its report by October 30 this year.
The government has been forced to infuse funds after PSU banks reported collective losses from FY16 to FY19 totalling Rs 1,64,474 crore.
The CEA also said the target of $5 trillion is a stretched one but with behavioural change, it's achievable.
During 2018-19, the maximum number of frauds, involving Rs 1 lakh and above, were reported by ICICI Bank at 374 .
In 2018-19, 1,620 cases of fake invoicing were detected involving Rs 11,251.23 crore, and 154 persons were arrested.
In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Sitharaman said concerted efforts have been made to improve tax compliance.
Two former RBI governors have cautioned against the idea of borrowing by the govt in external currencies.
The business entities known as Association of Persons have been stunned by new surcharge.
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