Saturday, September 18, 2021

Govt announced number of measures to support broad based & inclusive economic development: FM

Government had announced a special economic and comprehensive package of 29.87 lakh crore rupees under Atma Nirbhar Bharat during last financial year. In a written reply in Lok Sabha today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the aim of this package was to combat the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

She said that the Government has announced a number of measures to support broad based and inclusive economic development including a 34.5 percent increase in capital expenditure and 137 percent increase in health expenditure in the current Union Budget. The Minister said that the Government has announced a relief package of 6.29 lakh crore rupees in June this year to strengthen public health and provide impetus for growth and employment measures.

 

 

 

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