Budget 2022: Key Points From FM's Speech
The Finance Minister said that “this Budget is a blueprint for 25 years”. Telecom and Networking, Electronics and IT hardware, and Pharmaceuticals, have been provided PLI (Production Linked Incentive) schemes of ₹528 crore, ₹5,300 crore, and ₹1,629 crore respectively. The government has announced PLI schemes have been announced for 14 sectors with the potential to create 60 lakh jobs and stimulate production of ₹30 lakh crore. Opposition Unimpressed With Sitharaman’s Budget Opposition leaders Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee have slammed today’s Budget on social media, saying “it has nothing for the common man”.
BUDGET HAS ZERO FOR COMMON PEOPLE, WHO ARE GETTING CRUSHED BY UNEMPLOYMENT & INFLATION. GOVT IS LOST IN BIG WORDS SIGNIFYING NOTHING - A PEGASUS SPIN BUDGET— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) February 1, 2022
M0di G0vernment’s Zer0 Sum Budget!— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) February 1, 2022
- Salaried class
- Middle class
- The poor & deprived