“There is nothing new, they have merely continued our schemes,” Congress President Sonia Gandhi said soon after leaving Parliament.
In its first reaction to Modi government’s maiden budget, Congress today said it lacked a vision for the future.
“High on rhetoric, short on delivery. No vision and no roadmap,” Congress leader Manish Tewari said.
According to Crisil Research, the following are the five big takeaway from the budget
1. Significant infra investment
2. FDI in defence and insurance positive
3 Students will benefit from more institutes of excellence
4. Job creation enabled in sectors such as textiles
5. Purchasing power of households to increase via tax exemption and home loan benefits