New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the government’s debt has reduced to 48.9 percent from 52.2 percent while presenting the Union Budget in the Lok Sabha.
“The government debt came down to 48.9 percent from 52.2 percent,” she said.
She said: “Our people should be gainfully employed, our businesses should be healthy, for all minorities, women, and people from SCs and STs. This Budget aims to fulfill their aspirations.”
“With renewed vigor, under PM’s leadership, we commit ourselves to present the people of India with all humility and dedication. People have reposed faith in our economic policy,” she added.