18 prominent remarks made by Piyush Goyal in his budget speech

Piyush Goyal, who presented the interim budget of 2019-20, made a number of significant statements in his speech.

GN Bureau | February 1, 2019


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Piyush Goyal, who presented the interim budget of 2019-20, made a number of significant statements in his speech. He started off by wishing Arun Jaitley, who is currently in the US, a speedy recovery and mentioned how the Modi government has worked tirelessly towards building a new India free of terrorism, casteism, nepotism, and corruption. 

 
Here are some of the prominent remarks made by Piyush Goyal in his budget speech:
 
1. “We are marching towards a new India by 2022” 
2. “We are poised to become a 5 trillion dollar economy in the next five years, we aspire to become a 10 trillion dollar economy in the next eight years”
3. “This is not just an Interim Budget, this is a vehicle for the developmental transformation of the nation”
4. “Inflation under Modi government lower than any other government at present”
5. “The government has contained double-digit inflation and refurbished fiscal balance”
6. “India is moving on the path of doubling farmers income by 2022”
7. “We have overturned policy paralysis that had immersed the nation”
8. “Confident that given the pace of reforms in the banking sector, other banks too will recover”
9. "From empty promises in the past, targeted expenditure has been undertaken to improve the quality of life in villages”
10. “We aim to bring development, preserving the soul of villages”
11. “All houses to get electric by March 2019”
12. “'Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan (PMSYM) is touted to be one of the largest pension schemes of the world”
13. “India's youth have turned job creators from job seekers, India has become the second largest hub for startups”
14. “India is the fastest highway developer in the whole world”
15. “The government’s mission is to put Arunachal Pradesh on air map; Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram on rail map”
16. “Within almost two years, almost all assessment and verification of IT returns will be done electronically by an anonymized tax system without any intervention by tax officials”
17. “GST is the undoubtedly the biggest taxation reform implemented since Independence”
18. “Development became a Jan Andolan (people's movement) under the present Government”

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