JAMMU/DELHI, Feb 1: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has expressed gratitude to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first budget of Amrit Kaal that will put the country on a faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth path to achieve the goal of 5 Trillion Dollar economy.
The Lt Governor said: “The first budget of Amrit Kaal presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to ensure sustained, equitable & inclusive growth and to achieve the milestone of 5 Trillion Dollar economy & to transform India into a global powerhouse.
“Vision for Amrit Kaal-opportunities for citizens with focus on youth, growth & job creation, strong & stable macro-economic environment and priorities to farmers, women, marginalised sections, middle class & infrastructure will put the economy to its optimum growth path.”
Increased investment on infrastructure and employment generation, green growth, agriculture accelerator fund, targeted funding for animal husbandry & Atmanirbhar Bharat Horticulture Clean Plant Programme & tourism promotion will have a force multiplier impact on economy, he added.
“Rapid growth & welfare of Aam Aadmi is at the centre of Budget 2023-24. Grateful to the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accelerating the tempo of growth in Handloom & Handicraft sectors through PM VIKAS. It will greatly benefit lakhs of artisans of J&K UT,” the Lt Governor observed.
Will boost Handloom, Handicraft sectors in J&K: LG