New Delhi: NITI Ayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Monday lauded the announcements made in the Union Budget 2021 and said that the Finance Minister fulfilled all the expectations about the budget.
He said that budget is focused on India’s growth and is meant to accelerate the growth rate. “In my opinion, Finance Minister had raised a lot of expectations regarding Budget 2021 and she has fulfilled all of them. Given the current times, the budget is focused on India’s growth and is tailored to accelerate the growth rate”, said Kumar in a statement to ANI.
He further added that defence sector was also given importance even though it was not mentioned specifically. “It’s (Defence)not part of speech but it’s there (part of budget). FM has focused on 6 major pillars in budget. Defence expenditure is important but less connected to or progress. Budget 2021 is focused on accelerating pace of our progress”, said the Vice Chairman.