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Interim Budget 2019 Unveils Vision 2030 For ‘New India’

Interim Budget 2019 Unveils Vision 2030 For ‘New India’
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Interim Budget 2019 Unveils Vision 2030 For ‘New India’

The government dreams to become a $10 trillion economy in the next decade.

Finance Minister has announced the Interim Budget 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on Friday. While announcing the budget, Piyush Goyal laid out the 10 “most importunate dimensions” of the government’s Vision 2030.  The Modi-led BJP government dreams to become a $10 trillion economy in the next decade. Piyush Goyal said that these dimensions will pave the way for the country to turn into a modern, high-growth and transparent society.

(Read – Interim Budget 2019: Tax Relief For The Salaried And Other Key Takeaways)

Here Are The 10 Dimensions Of The Vision 2030

  • Ease of Living – In order to provide ease of living, Piyush Goyal said that the government focuses to build next-generation infrastructure, both physical and social, in all sectors comprising roads, railways, seaports, airports and inland waterways.
  • Digital India – The government aims to bring digitalisation in the country which reaches every citizen. Led by the Indian youth, the move would result in the creation of innumerable startups and job opportunities.
  • Clean and Green India – While listing the third dimension, Piyush Goyal said that India should be transformed into an India that drives electric vehicles, with renewable energy as the major source of energy, bringing down import dependence and increasing energy security for the people.                                        (Read – Electric Vehicles May Become Cheaper, ISRO To Share Low-Cost Battery Technology)
  • Rural Industrialization – He mentioned expanding of rural industrialisation by using modern industrial technologies, based on Make in India approach, using grassroot MSMEs and startups across the country.
  • Clean Rivers – Cleaning of rivers is essential in order to provide people with safe drinking water as well as sustain and nourish life using micro-irrigation techniques.
  • Using Oceans and Coastlines – The country’s long coastline can be pivotal for the economy. The aim is to fully utilise the strength of blue economy and scale up the Sagar Mala project to develop inland waterways faster.
  • Space – Highlighting that the government will have high focus on the outer space programmes, Piyush Goyal mentioned the Gaganyan project that aims to send Indian astronauts into space in an indigenously made space shuttle by 2022. He stated that India is becoming the launchpad of the world.
  • Self-Sufficiency in Food Production – The government will word towards ensuring the country’s self-sufficiency in food and improving agricultural productivity, with emphasis on organic food.                  (Read – Sikkim, India’s First Fully Organic State, Wins UN-Backed Future Policy Award)
  • Healthy India – Working for a healthy India, with distress-free and comprehensive wellness system for all is the ninth dimension of the Vision 2030.
  • Minimum Government, Maximum Governance – With the 10th dimension, the government has decided to make a proactive, responsible and friendly bureaucracy, and promote electronic governance.

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