Budget 2018 Strengthens Hopes And Aspirations Of Crores Of Indians, Says ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the media on the first day of the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images) 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was all praise for his Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, who presented the Union Budget for 2018 in Parliament today (1 February).

“I congratulate the Finance Minister and his team for presenting a budget, which will help strengthen ‘New India’ vision. From food processing to fibre optics, roads to shipping, youth to senior citizen, rural India to Ayushmaan Bharat, Digital India to Start Up India, this budget strengthens hopes and aspirations of crores of Indians,” the Prime Minister said.

This Budget, the Prime Minister said, is farmer friendly, common citizen friendly, business environment friendly and development friendly. It will add to ‘Ease of Living’.

“The farmers, Dalits, tribal communities will gain from this Budget. The Budget will bring new opportunities for rural India,” said Modi while congratulation the Finance Minister for the decision on minimum support price. “I am sure it will help farmers tremendously,” he said.

Prime Minister Modi also said that farmers, Dalits, tribal communities will gain from the budget, which will create new opportunities for rural India.

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