Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated on Friday that the upcoming Union Budget will follow the spirit of the earlier budgets.
“We are not only going to set the template which was set earlier but follow it and take it further for India’s next 25 years. We anticipate that by 2047, our children will be living in a far more developed India,” she emphasized.
Addressing FICCI’s 95th Annual Convention and AGM, Sitharaman added: “The manufacturing sector can benefit from the new energy of the start-ups for all sectors including the sunrise sector. It is the best time for the Indian industry to work on strategies for drawing manufacturers to India.”
The FM said that India’s achievements in terms of the digital capabilities that it has including financial area, payments area, banking, health or education, the achievements are stunning. “The government is using every opportunity during the G20 to showcase it so that countries which are interested in any of the digital achievements of India can benefit from it,” she added.
On this occasion, Sitharaman released a FICCI-McKinsey & Company report titled ‘India’s Century- Achieving Sustainable, Inclusive Growth: A Roadmap for India Inc.’
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