Budget 2020: GDP growth over 7.4% in 2014-19, debt cut to 48.7%, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Presenting the Budget 2020 in Lok Sabha on Saturday, she said: "There are one million people out of poverty and we should be proud of it. We have moved on from over 4 per cent growth in 1950s to 7.4 per cent to 2014-19 period. Motto of `Sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas` has implemented new programmes for the poor and disadvantaged under Prime Minister Modi."
Central government`s debt reduced to 48.7% of GDP in 2019 from 52.2% and has clocked a GDP growth of 7.4% over 2014-19 & FDI increased from $119 bn in 2009-14 to $ 284 billion, Photo: Reuters