New Delhi / Bhubaneswar O Odisha Samachar) : The maiden budget of Narendra Modi Government presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely will end 10 long years cynicism and would generate hope in the country, the Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said in his reaction.
Mr Pradhan said the budget has put prime focus on the poorer sections of the country and has adequately addressed concerns of the farming community. The primary and higher education and augmentation of rural infrastructure will help county’s economy to grow.
.Production and exploitation of coal bed methane reserves will be accelerated as per the proposal by Finance Minister. The possibility of using modern technology to revive old or closed wells will also be explored to maximize production from such fields, the Minister said.
The usage of piped Natural gas will be rapidly scaled up in a mission mode as it is clean and efficient to deliver.
Saying g that non Congress Governments at centre have only taken care of Odisha’s interests, Mr Preadhan said provision to set up one of the five IIM in Odisha, plan to make PMGSY reach every left out village will help Odisha economy to grow.
Mr Pradhan said upward revision of mineral royalty too would strengthen Odisha’s financial condition.