Ankur Bhattacharya ; Kolkata, 11 February: One of the most renowned industrialists in Eastern India , Sanjay Budhia has termed the West Bengal state budget for 2020-21 as having reflected the ‘humane face of the state government’ and congratualed them for addressing issues ‘relating to the overall development of the state’.
Speaking here last night Budhia, also the Managing Director of Kolkata headquartered Rs 1500 crore Patton International Group, said the budger propoisals as announced by state Finance minister Amit Mitra at the Assembly yesterday, had also ‘very successfully adopted multiple strategies to address many issues simultaneously pertinent to the overall development. It reinforces and reiterates the continued emphasis on Inclusive Growth and Development both for Agriculture and Industry’.
He said the budget listed the achievements of the Government irrespective of challenging constraints. ‘No wonder Bengal ranks the highest in 100 days job creation, Poverty Alleviation, Small Scale Industry, Rural Housing, Rural Roads, Skill Development, Ease of Doing Business and E-Tendering’ , he said adding it was no denying a fact that most of the people had benefited from schemes like ‘Kanyashree’ ,‘Sabooj Sathi’,‘Krishak Bondhu’ and ‘Shashya Bima’ which reportedly helped improve the income of the common people manifold.
According to him, it was heartening that adequate provisions had been made for creating job opportunities while strenthening the cultural and social fabric of the state.
He also welcomed the special emphasis of the government on the development of MSME sector by new incentive scheme and said establishment of first track appellate authority would also help in speedy time bound expedition of large number of undisposed appeal cases lying in various registration offices of the State.
‘This Budget is not a one-day event. It is a positive pointer unveiling the growth agenda and unleashing the dormant growth potential of our state and its citizens’, he pointed out .