Despite the NDA government`s largesse in the union budget towards the North East and Assam in particular, the Congress government in the state appears "uninterested" in availing the benefits, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Saturday.
Describing the recent Union Budget as "far-sighted" which aims to lay foundation of a strong India, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked various departments to make proposals for availing benefits of the schemes announced in the Budget.
A top American Senator has hailed several provisions in the maiden budget of the new Indian Government saying it reflected the willingness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tackle some of the regulations that have stifled foreign investment in India.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said he does not see `achche din` (good times) coming to the country through the maiden Union budget of the NDA government presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Terming the Union budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as states-centric and gender-friendly, Opposition PDP today welcomed the special funding for various initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir.