FM done commendable job: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the Union Finance Minister has done a 'commendable job' in containing the deficit while 'simultaneously addressing growth imperatives' as P Chidamabaram presented the Union Budget 2013-14 in the Parliament.
"The Finance Minister has done a commendable job in containing the deficit while simultaneously addressing growth imperatives," the PM said.
"There is plenty for every ministry. It is now up to my colleagues in the Cabinet to turn challenges into opportunities," he said.
"Multi-pronged strategy needed to deal with challenges of Fiscal Deficit, Inflation and Current Account Deficit," Singh said.
He said the Finance Minister has laid out a roadmap with regard to investments
"If India succeeds in achieving 8% growth, the winner will be the people of India, especially our youth," he said.
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