Feb 08, 2019 10:07 PM IST | Finance
Budget was not election oriented, says Piyush Goyal
To address the distress in the farm sector, the government in the Budget announced to provide Rs 6,000 per year to farmers in three instalments under a scheme to be fully funded by the Central government.
Defending the move, Goyal said the support for small farmers announced in the budget were not a dole but was the government's duty towards them.
Published Date: Feb 8th, 2019 09:40 PM | Updated Date: Feb 08, 2019 10:07 PM IST
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