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Nirmala Sitharaman says Budget 2020-21 woven around 3 prominent themes

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New Delhi | February 1, 2020 12:11:38 PM IST
Aspirational India, economic development and a caring society for all are the three prominent themes of the Union Budget 2020-21, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday.

"This budget is woven around three prominent themes, aspirational India, in which all sections of society seek better standards of living, economic development for all, indicated in Prime Minister''s exhortation ''Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas'', and lastly, ours shall be a caring society," Sitharaman said during the presentation of the Budget.

She further said that the digital revolution will play a big role in delivering services to the people in India in the coming days.

"The digital revolution, which has placed India in a unique leadership position, globally will see the next wave. We shall aim to achieve seamless delivery of services through digital governance," Sitharaman said.

Earlier the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the Budget ahead of its presentation in the Parliament.

The Cabinet meeting was held after Sitharaman, who carried a ''Bahi-Khata'', met President Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and other officials from her ministry. (ANI)

 
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