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PM says budget has villages and farmers at its heart

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded the Union Budget 2021-22, saying it has the vision of 'Aatmanirbharta' (self reliance) and addresses the welfare of all sections of society, while keeping farmers and villages at its heart.

The budget will bring several positive changes for individuals, investors, industry and the infrastructure sector, the PM said in his televised comments on the Union Budget.

"This Budget has a special focus on strengthening the agriculture sector and boosting farmers' income. Villages and farmers are at its heart," Modi said.

Modi said the Budget has been presented amid extraordinary circumstances and emodies a sense of reality as well as a confidence of development.

It has the vision of ‘Aatmanirbharta' and addresses all sections of society, he observed. "We have taken the approach of widening new opportunities for growth, creation of new opportunities for our youth, giving a new dimension to human resources, developing new sectors for infrastructure development, and moving towards technology and bringing new reforms in this Budget," he said.

It's a pro-active Budget that gives boost to wealth as well as wellness, Modi said. This Budget talks of all-round development for all parts of country. It has provided for a record increase in allocation towards infrastructure building, he added