BJP orders big booster shot for Arun Jaitley’s budget; check out how
With the Budget session of Parliament set for a recess starting Thursday, top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) brass went into a huddle to decide how to spread the word about the benefits provided in Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2016 across the country – the Parliamentary Party meet was attended by PM Narendra Modi and almost all top ministers.
3. With the board exams over, PM observed that people travel a lot during the holidays. He said this was important and urged the youth to learn outside the classroom as well. PM said that a traveller without observation is a bird without wings hence everyone must observe, click pictures and then write about it. PM said, "Don't waste your holidays, utilise them. Learn a new activity. Polish your skills, teach others, develop a skillfull India. Utilise your holiday time for personal growth and dont waste it by getting lazy. Learning should not ever stop." (AP)
According to the Secretary, the strategic stake sale policy has been put in place and efforts would be made to raise Rs 20,500 crore from such sale. Besides, the Budget has announced that CPSEs will be encouraged to monetise idle assets to fund their investments. "CPSEs would be encouraged to divest their subsidiaries so that they are able to unlock funds for fresh investment," Das added. (PTI)
Parliamentary Affairs-Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government never had a rigid attitude and welcomed all discussions related to issues of national concern. (PTI)
"Leaders expressed satisfaction about the response to the budget and that a sense of victory among the poor, farmers and weaker sections is visible with its contents. After many years, we have a budget that is for villages… that has made efforts to take progress to the last man in queue," he said. (PTI)
Union minister and senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu briefed members about the government's legislative agenda during the session, saying some bills were passed but there was a need to work strongly for the passage of other bills. (Reuters)