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Significant allocation to agriculture and rural sector, which will generate employment, mitigate rural distress to some extent and boost rural demand.

 
 
Increased MNREGA provided delivered efficiently would help reviving rural demand.
It's heartening to note that the Union Budget recognises "agriculture and farmers welfare" as a pillar of the transformative agenda of this government.
The budget has more or less been in line with the deficit target, thanks to the oil prices and that is another positive from the budget.
 
 
Emphasis on rural income generation, LPG for BPL households excellent moves
Investment of Rs 2,18,000 crore in roads and rail infrastructure is a great direction to set.
The Budget announcements are in line with the 'Make in India' and 'Start up India' initiative of the Government.
It is a social budget for Bharat…which is required and necessary but some of the key sectors could have received more emphasis
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