Mumbai: Appreciating India’s ‘first digital budget’, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Monday congratulated Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her team and said that the budget was made for the creation of jobs in the country efforts will play an important role.
The BJP president said, “This is the first digital budget. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, this budget is making rules and regulations easier and will enhance the ease of living for the common people.”
He said that the budget was presented in unusual circumstances and it emphasizes on reality and development.
“This meeting is for everyone. This budget will fulfil the hopes and aspirations of the workers of organized and unorganized sectors and industrialists, small and big as well as the elderly, youth, women. I would like to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this inclusive budget that is dedicated to the all-round welfare of all citizens. Also congratulations to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her team,” he said.
Nadda called ‘health and wellbeing, financial capital, inclusive growth, human capital, innovation, research and development and minimum intervention’ as pillars of the budget.
“Special attention is paid to infrastructure development. There is a push to reform in the health sector. There are changes in FDI policy in the insurance sector. The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has been strengthened. There is an announcement for seven mega textile plants that will bring in a change and there is a special focus on education and research. All these efforts will play an important role in creating jobs in India,” Nadda added.
Finance Minister Sitharaman in his budget speech today announced high capital reforms for FY 2021-22 and focused on giving priority to healthcare and infrastructure construction.
Sitharaman said that this year’s budget is focused on six pillars – health and welfare, physical and financial capital, and infrastructure, aspirational India, human capital, innovation and research and development and inclusive growth for minimum government and maximum governance.