New Delhi, Feb 1
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the budget will empower the poor and farmers and will give an impetus to economic growth. In his post-budget statement, Prime minister said the budget for New India will energies the nation. He said, over 12 crore farmers and their families, over 3 crores middle-class taxpayers professionals and their families and 30 to 40 crore labourers will be benefitted.
The Prime Minister said Govt’s development initiatives covering all segments have been included in the budget proposals. Mr Modi complimented the middle class on getting relief from taxes.
He said Prime Minister Kisan Nidhi is a historic step to uplift the farmers. He added that the animal husbandry and fisheries sectors have been taken care of in the Budget for New India. He said the Prime Minister Shram Yogi Man Dhan Yojana will also be largely beneficial for unorganised sector.