Amit Shah praises Modi govt for accepting Finance Commission's recommendations

BJP presdient Amit Shah congratulated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government for accepting the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission.

hidden February 25, 2015 09:27:46 IST
Amit Shah praises Modi govt for accepting Finance Commission's recommendations

New Delhi: BJP presdient Amit Shah on Wednesday congratulated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government for accepting the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission which will provide more share of Central taxes to states and make them help financially independent.

Amit Shah praises Modi govt for accepting Finance Commissions recommendations

BJP President Amit Shah. PTI

Shah said the steps enhancing the tax share of states from 32 percent to 42 percent will help states become financially independent and less dependednt on the Centre for initiating developmental work.

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi has risen above partisan politics and taken steps for the welfare of the poor and overall progress of the country. The biggest example of this is the NDA govt's decision to accept the recommendations of the 14th Financial Commission," Shah said in a statement.

He added that Modi has tried to build Team India by taking everyone along. He also cited the example of setting up of Niti Aayog where the states and the Centre would work together for policy making and country's progress.

He also cited the example of coal block auction which has brought in Rs 1.25 lakh crore, much of which will go to poor states like West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chattisgarh, which have these coal blocks.

By taking such steps, BJP feels that the NDA regime is trying to take everyone along in the development process and is taking steps to fulfill the dream of One India Great India, the statement said.

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