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.
From food processing to fiber optics, roads to shipping, youth to senior citizen, rural India to Ayushmaan Bharat, Digital India to Start Up India, this budget strengthens hopes and aspirations of crores of Indians: PM Modi #UnionBudget2018— ANI (@ANI) February 1, 2018
He further congratulated the finance minister for the decision regarding the Minimum Support Price (MSP), adding it will help the farmers tremendously.
I congratulate the Finance Minister for the decision regarding Minimum Support Price. I am sure it will help the farmers tremendously: PM Modi #UnionBudget2018— ANI (@ANI) February 1, 2018
PM Modi was further hopeful that farmers, Dalits and tribal communities will gain from the budget and will create new opportunities for rural India.
Humne ease of living ki bhaavna ka vistaar ujjwala yojna mein bhi dekha hai. Ye yojna desh ke ghareeb mahilaon ko na sirf dhuyen se mukti dila rahi hai balki unke sashakrikaran ka bhi bada maadhyam bani hai: PM Modi #UnionBudget2018— ANI (@ANI) February 1, 2018
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.