8 crore families brought under social security schemes, says FM Arun Jaitley
"This country has 25 crore families and out of that 7.5 to 8 crore families have been already linked with these schemes," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters in Ahmedabad.
Ahmedabad Last Updated: May 27, 2015 | 11:39 IST
"Poor people can not be merely helped by distributing resources in a poll year. As there is a practice in developed countries of the world, we want to provide social security to poor people," Jaitley said. (Photo: Reuters)