Balanced Budget will promote inclusive growth: Chidambaram

February 28th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Pranab Mukherjee New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has complimented Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for presenting a good and balanced budget, saying that it will promote inclusive growth.

“We are very happy and I compliment the Finance Minister on presenting a good and balanced budget that will promote inclusive growth,” said Chidambaram in a statement released after the Budget presentation by Pranab Mukherjee.

“The Finance Minister has focused on high growth; on investing in, incentivising and increasing agricultural production in order to moderate inflation; and on fiscal consolidation,” he added.

Chidambaram further said the Finance Minister has used the projected increase in revenues for augmenting investment and for larger outlays on education, health and security. (ANI)

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