Lt Governor’s Statement on Budget 2023
JAMMU/DELHI, FEBRUARY 01: The Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has expressed gratitude to Hon’ble Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri 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 Hon’ble Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Ji under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji 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 Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Ji & Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji for accelerating the tempo of growth in Handloom & Handicraft sector through PM VIKAS. It will greatly benefit lakhs of Artisans of J&K UT,” the Lt Governor observed.
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