Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

This is a forward looking Budget: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Posted On: 01 FEB 2021 6:22PM by PIB Delhi

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar today said that this is a forward looking Budget. Speaking to the media after the presentation of Union Budget 2021-22 by Union Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman in the Parliament, the Minister commented that Coronavirus pandemic has hit economies across the world, but India has not only won the battle against COVID but is also moving forward in its fight against poverty and towards prosperity.

Highlighting the massive budgetary boost in capital expenditure, the Minister said that the over five lakh crore rupees investment in infrastructure is a major initiative. This will give a major fillip to employment, he added.

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