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Budget 2020-21 will help doubling farmers’ income and generating employment, says PM

New Delhi: Commenting after the Union Budget 2020-21 introduced in Parliament, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi termed the Union Budget 2020-21 as a one based on vision and action oriented.

In his remarks after the Budget was tabled in the Lok Sabha, the Prime Minister said, “The new reforms announced in the Budget not only give a boost to the economy but also aim at the economic empowerment of every citizen in the country.”

Highlighting his government’s action plans for agriculture, the Prime Minister said, “The 16 Action Points will help in doubling the farmers’ income along with increasing the employment generation in the Rural Sector”.

He further added, “The Union Budget adopts an integrated approach for the Agriculture sector, where the focus apart from traditional means of cultivation is also on increasing the value addition in horticulture, fisheries and animal husbandry and this in turn would increase employment”, he said.

“The efforts in blue economy would bring about more employment to the youth in fish processing and marketing”.

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