Confederation of Indian Industry's Tamil Nadu State Council today hailed the state budget as "growth-oriented with thrust on inclusive development". "The Finance Minister's announcement of allocation of Rs 1,400 crore for smart cities mission is a welcome move. CII congratulates the Government for taking various measures towards improving the infrastructure and business climate", CII State Council Chairman, P Ravichandran said. CII welcomed the budget as "growth oriented with thrust on inclusive development", he said in a press release here. More impetus to the cold chain infrastructure, backward integration and policy for food processing will be advantageous to the sector, he said. The allocation of Rs 150 crore to provide vocational training to youth would help in addressing the employability of youth, he added.
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