Nirmala Sitharaman said, “Priorities of Budget 2023-24 – inclusive development, reaching the last mile, infra & investment, unleashing the potential, green growth, youth, and financial sector.”
Mumbai: In the Budget’s seven priorities are Inclusive development, Reaching the last mile, Infra & investment, Unleashing the potential, Green growth, Youth power, and the Financial sector. Seven priorities termed saptarishi will be guiding us through Amrit Kaal, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
As Finance Minister announces the budget on February 1, Nirmala Sitharaman speaking of the Budget’s priorities said, “Priorities of Budget 2023-24 – inclusive development, reaching the last mile, infra & investment, unleashing the potential, green growth, youth, and financial sector.”
“National Rural Livelihood Mission has achieved remarkable success by mobilizing rural women into 1 lakh SHGs,” she added.
Speaking of Agricultural Start-Ups in India, Finance Minister said, “An Agriculture Accelerator Fund will be set up to encourage agri-startups by young entrepreneurs.”
According to QuantEco Research Insta Analysis, the Agri Accelerator Fund is a good step. This fund will help young entrepreneurs navigate government regulations and connect all stakeholders in the farm supply chain and network. It can be a game changer in addressing chronic problems in India’s agri-value chains.
Nirmala Sitharaman said, “Promotion of tourism will be taken up on mission mode.”
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She further added, “The country offers an immense attraction for domestic as well as foreign tourists. There is a large potential to be tapped into tourism. The sector holds huge opportunities for jobs and entrepreneurship for youth in particular.”
Speaking of Medical Development, she said that 157 new nursing colleges will be established in core locations.
India’s per capita income has increased to Rs 1.97 lakh crore, says Nirmala Sitharaman.
Sitharaman further said, “In the next 3 years, the government will employ 38,800 teachers and support staff for 740 Eklavya model schools supporting tribal students.”
Nirmala Sitharaman said, “The outlay for PM Azaz Yojana is being increased by 66% to over Rs 79,000 crore.”
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