Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur said that in the coming week, clarification will be issued about giving LTA benefits for private sector employees. Thakur also said that the recent impetus is to help the underprivileged and the poor. Necessary steps will also be taken further.
Along with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur is also trying to revive the economy affected by the corona virus epidemic. He has said that the central government is ready to take necessary steps to further improve the condition of the economy. Also, indicated that very soon the picture will be cleared on LTC (Leave Travel Allowances) benefits for private sector employees too. Regarding the recently announced Stimulus, he said that the intention of the government is to provide necessary help to the deprived and poor class. Although this package was announced for government employees, but these expenses are going to be on some items, which will directly benefit the small businessman.
When will the picture be clear on LTA for the private sector?
On giving LTA benefits to private sector employees, he said that clarification will be issued very soon for those employees who have adopted the new tax system or who have already taken advantage of LTA. An explanation about this may be issued in the coming week.
In an interview to English newspaper Times of India , Anurag Thakur said about both the stimulus package and its impact on the economy that we need to see the bigger picture. Criticism will naturally happen. India is the only country where 80 crore people were given free grain for 8 months. Apart from this, Rs 68,000 crore has been transferred to the bank account of the poor class. Apart from this, several steps have also been taken for micro, small and medium enterprises.
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, Rural economy in better condition
Regarding rural economy, Thakur said in this interview that it is in better condition. It is not just about MNREGA or agriculture in the rural economy. Work is being done here at the infrastructure level, which is creating new employment opportunities. Demand for tractors, motorbikes, four wheelers and houses is increasing in rural areas. Now people have started spending on it.