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Have mandate to continue reforms, moving towards New India by 2022: Piyush Goyal

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presenting the budget in the parliament. (Picture courtesy: PIB) Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 01, 2019, 11.28 AM (IST)

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the Narendra Modi-led government had the decisive mandate to continue structured reforms and it was moving towards realising a "New India by 2022".

Presenting the budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal said, "We are moving towards realising New India by 2022."

"We have got decisive mandate to continue structured reforms. We have reversed policy paralysis," he added.

India has been recognised as the brightest spot in the world in the last 5 years, he said. 

India is the fastest growing major economy in the world, he said and added, GDP Growth in the last five years higher than under any previous government. 

NDA government contained double-digit inflation, he said and added, the government has broken the back of high inflation.