Describing the Union Budget for 2018-19 presented in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday, as farmer,, common citizen,business environment and development friendly', Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it will accelerate growth in the nation and add to the ease of living .
'This Budget is farmer friendly, common citizen friendly, business environment friendly and development friendly. It will add to 'Ease of Living' .
'This budget has devoted attention to all sectors, ranging from agriculture to infrastructure. It will accelerate growth in the country,'the PM said in a detailed reaction to the financial proposals unveiled in Parliament .
The PM said,'I am sure India will scale new heights of progress in the years to come.' The Budget, Modi said, would benefit farmers and tribal communities and provide new opportunities for Bharat.
'The farmers, Dalits, tribal communities will gain from this Budget. It will bring new opportunities for rural India,'he said.
Congratulating the Finance Minister for the announcement of providing MSP of 1.5 times the price of produce to the farmers, Modi said,' I am sure it will help agriculturists tremendously.'