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Jaitley says reforms benefit the last man in queue

Highlighted: Govt’s social reforms


Highlighted: Govt’s social reforms


Finance Minister Jaitley at CII, USIBC and Nasdaq session on India´s Reforms and Market Outlook in New York City on 9 April 2019 (courtesy CII).

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured investors that the government ensures the benefits of reforms reached the last man in the queue.

“When we do reforms, we have to make sure that benefit reaches last man in the queue,” the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry tweeted, citing Jaitley.

Another FICCI tweet cited Jaitley highlighting the government’s social reforms such as getting bank accounts for all, providing 99% of population with access to toilets, modern approach of cooking, rural road connectivity and house for all.

The New forum was organized by FICCI, the Indian Consulate in New York and the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum.

The Finance Minister was in New York on 11 April and will attend the International Monetary Fund-World Bank meeting in Washington on 12-14 April 2019.

Jaitley also addressed investors at a roundtable on India’s reforms and economic outlook which was organized by the US-India Business Council, the Confederation of Indian Industry and US stock exchange Nasdaq.

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