Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today hailed the Budget presented by his colleague Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying he has presented a 'forward looking' and 'progressive' one that highlights the contours of 'new India'.
"The Budget not only promises to increase the ease of doing business in India, it also provides for a social security net for weaker sections," he said adding it is a pro-poor, pro-farmer and a pro-unemployed youth budget..
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He said schemes like 'Universal Social Security System' and 'Atal Pension Yojana' will go a long way in strengthening the social security net in India.
The Union Budget, he added, has mapped a target of providing Visa on Arrival to 150 countries in stages, noting that "The MHA is well positioned to achieve this goal."
By spelling out a slew of measures to curb the flow of black money the Budget has insured more transparency and accountability in the system, he said.