The Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman rolled out the 20 lakh crore economic package as announced by PM Modi. The finance minister said that the idea of the package is to spur growth. She also said that the idea is to make ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ that is self-reliant India.
“PM laid out a comprehensive vision, and that vision was laid out after wide consultations with several sections of the society“, said the Minister at the start of her interactions today. Atmanirbhar (self-reliant) India does not mean India is to be an isolationist country said the minister.
The announcements would be done one by one starting from today based on sector revealing the benefits for them out of the 20 lakh crore package. Today benefits were announced for Micro, Small, and Medium (MSMEs) Industries.
Here are some key announcements made today by the finance minister: