Budget 2018 focused on all sectors, will accelerate economic growth: PM Modi

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Feb 01, 2018, 09:02 AM IST

The prime minister was hopeful that the Budget will strengthen the 'New India' vision Photograph:(Zee News Network)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the Budget 2018 presented by Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha, saying it will accelerate the economic growth as it is focused on all the sectors.

The prime minister said the Budget will strengthen the 'New India' vision because it is farmer friendly, common citizen friendly, business environment friendly and development friendly.


He further congratulated the finance minister for the decision regarding the Minimum Support Price (MSP), adding it will help the farmers tremendously.


PM Modi was further hopeful that farmers, Dalits and tribal communities will gain from the budget and will create new opportunities for rural India.


The Budget 2018 is a testimony to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment towards agricultural growth and farmers’ welfare.

Jaitley announced a series of amendments to the schemes implemented to uplift the agriculture sector and rural populace.