Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (February 1) said the first budget of the “amrit kaal” provides foundation to fulfil the resolve for a developed India while giving priority to deprived sections of the society as well.
In his first reaction to the Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Modi said it will fulfil dreams of the aspirational society, farmers and middle class.
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“The middle class is a big force to fulfil dreams of a prosperous and developed India and our government has taken many decisions to empower it,” the prime minister said.
Touching on various aspects of the budget, he said success of digital payments has to be replicated in the agriculture sector and a scheme has been brought for laying down digital infrastructure for it.
It will make cooperatives pivot of development of rural economy, he said.
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“An unprecedented investment of ₹10 lakh crore in infrastructure will give speed and new energy to development,” he said.
This year’s Budget infuses new energy to India’s development trajectory. #AmritKaalBudget https://t.co/lyV2SMgvvs
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 1, 2023