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Basic income support to cost at least Rs 1.5 trillion to the nation

Updated : January 29, 2019 04:16 PM IST

In comments that come a day after the Opposition Congress promised to roll out an income support scheme if voted to power after the summer elections, the agency said it expects the forthcoming budget to have such a measure.
In view of the upcoming general elections, the agency said the focus of both the Centre and the state budgets will be on measures to address the farmers' woes.
Basic income support to cost at least Rs 1.5 trillion to the nation
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