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J&K’s budget is dedicated to farmers, women, youth, marginalized sections: LG Sinha

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Says it show govt’s commitment to rapid economic growth; thanks PM Modi and FM Sitharaman

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha lauded J&K UT’s Interim Budget 2024-25 and expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

“Grateful to Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji & Hon’ble FM Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Ji for J&K’s interim Budget 2024-25, which is dedicated to farmers, women, youth, marginalized sections of society and seeks to strengthen the grass-root democracy in the Union Territory,” the LG tweeted.

“Interim budget highlights the government’s commitment of rapid economic growth & it ensures that the growth is socially inclusive and sustainable. It focuses on fast expansion of the agricultural economy & addresses the issue of regional imbalances & seeks to bridge rural-urban divide,” he said.

“The budget 2024-25 creates an enabling environment for investment & seeks to accelerate industrial growth. The budget will ensure that industries generate more employment, provide support to thrust areas identified for investment & it will encourage start-up ecosystems in the UT,” he added.

The LG also said that the Budget focuses on skill development & employment of ‘Nari Shakti’.

“It seeks to ensure that benefits of rapid economic growth flow equitably to the women in rural & urban areas, SHGs are empowered & women-owned business enterprises are provided access to resources & networks.”

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