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Government of India
Ministry of Coal
05 JUL 2019 6:21PM by PIB Delhi
Union Budget 2019-20 pro poor: Shri Prahlad Joshi

The Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines Shri Prahlad Joshi welcomed the Budget saying that it is  pro-poor and pro-farmer.

Referring to the Pradhan MantriAwasYojana – Gramin (PMAY-G), which aims to achieve "Housing for All" by 2022, he said it was a welcome move to equip the houses with amenities like toilets, electricity and LPG connections.  

The new initiatives in the Union Budget for encouraging the start-ups, reforms in taxation, push to the rural infrastructure make it a reformist and forward looking Budget, he said.