On Saturday the TRS Parliamentary Party welcomed many aspects of the Union Budget. It also made clear that it would continue to demand for tax incentives and special area development packages for the backward regions.
Party’s parliamentary party leader Jitender Reddy said, “Our need is special package, tax incentives because Telangana is a newly-born state and coming of industries should be encouraged”.
He also welcomed the construction of six crore toilets under Swach Bharat Abhiyan changes to individual taxation and measures to provide health insurance.
While K Keshav Rao the TRS Rajya Sabha MP said, “I am not happy but satisfied.”
K Kavitha the daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and Nizamabad MP was more critical of the budget.
On Saturday while taking tote reporters, she said it sounded like a vision document for the next four years. She also said that, they were expecting lots of measures to address the needs of farmers like loan waiver. The party MPs would not hesitate to disrupt Parliament if performing PSUs or navaratnas were disinvested she said.
MP Vinod Kumar welcomed the new policy incentives for the industries which he said reflect the initiative of KCR taken in the state to boost industrial growth.
The only praise that came from her on the budget was government’s aim to monetize gold.