Union Budget paid special attention to middle class, poor, farmers: Sushil Modi

Updated: Feb 5 2023 10:23PM

Jaipur, Feb 5 (PTI) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Modi Sunday said the Union Budget has paid special attention to the middle class, the poor, farmers, self-reliant youth and tribes.

Today, India, with foreign exchange of Rs 563 lakh crore, has become the fifth largest economy in the world, he told reporters at a press conference here.

About the Centre's decision to celebrate 2023 as the "International Year of Millets", the former deputy chief minister of Bihar said the grain will not only become a source of nutrition for the people but also increase employment opportunities as well as exports. The aim of celebrating 2023 as the "International Year of Millets" is to make it a people's movement so that Indian millets, recipes and value-added products are promoted globally.