BIZ-JAITLEY-AGRI - GDP growth not justifiable unless benefits reach farmers: FM
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) Ahead of the Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the agriculture sector is the top priority for the government because the country's economic growth is not "justifiable and equitable" unless the benefits are "clear and evident" in the farm sector.
Therefore, the government's priority is to ensure the gains reach the farmers and the growth is visible even in the farm sector, he said at an event here.
As per latest Central Statistics Office (CSO) data, the coun ...