February 1, 2021, 3:33 PM



Addressing his remarks on the February 1 released Union Budget 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that while many thought the Government would put the tax burden on common man, it focused on a transparent Budget.

PM Modi added that the Budget, which was presented today, shows India’s confidence and has the vision of self-reliance.
“Union Budget 2021-22 has been presented amid unprecedented circumstances. Amidst the shock, that has been imprinted by the influence of COVID-19 in the world, today’s Budget shows India’s confidence, and will instil self-confidence in the world as well. The Budget has the vision of self-reliance and features every section of the society,” he said.
“The Budget focuses on increasing farmers' income, several measures have been taken in this direction. Farmers will be able to get loans easily. Provisions have been made to strengthen Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) markets with the help of Agriculture Infrastructure Fund.”
“Many thought we will put the tax burden on the common man. However, we focused on a transparent Budget,” PM Modi said.
“We have taken the approach of widening new opportunities for growth, new openings for our youth, a new high to human resources, develop new regions for infrastructure, walking towards technology and bring new reforms with this Budget,” he added.
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