CHANDIGARH, February 28: The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh today hailed the union budget presented in the Parliament by the Finance Minister Mr Pranab Mukherjee, saying it is growth oriented and had set tone for a vibrant economy.
In a statement issued here today, Capt Amarinder observed that the budget was the most people friendly with special emphasis on agriculture which is the need of the hour as the country’s economy primarily remains agrarian.
The former Chief Minister also hailed the reduction in the fiscal deficit from 5.1 per cent to 4.6 per cent in the current fiscal.
He said, he was confident that the budget will set pace and for double digit growth in the country everybody is looking forward to, besides making the economy more vibrant.
Capt Amarinder remarked, “under the current circumstances we could not be having a better budget than this as every sector has been dealt with efficiently and properly”.