Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that after coming to power in the government over the past four years, the number of income taxpayers doubled to nearly seven crore rupees. Also, sincerely appreciating the taxpayers, he said that the taxpayers get their virtue.
Modi said that welfare schemes run by those honest people who do the same. If anybody gets the virtue of these schemes then the honest taxpayers get the government, not the government. Poor families get food from that money, cheap food is available.
Addressing the nation on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, the Prime Minister said, “Before the year 2013, the number of direct taxpayers was less than four crore, whereas today the number has almost doubled to 7 crores. At the same time, the number of traders, businessmen, and entrepreneurs coming under indirect taxes reached the figure of 70 lakhs in the last 70 years, while in the one year after the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST), it reached 1.16 crore. ”
Referring to the Mudra scheme, he said that in the last four years, 13 crore people have been given loans under the Munda scheme under the government’s plan to start self-employment for the youth. Among them, there is four crore young people who took a loan for the first time and started the business. Counting the achievements of the National Democratic Alliance government led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he said that there was a stock of record food in the agriculture sector. Preparation of value addition from seed to market in the agricultural sector.
During the last four years, the country has become the second largest fish producer in the world; honey has double exported. Ethanol’s product tripled, khadi’s sales doubled. After independence, the sale of khadi products has not increased so much. The Prime Minister said that during the last two years, five crore people have come out of the poverty line. Not only that, the names of those six crore beneficiaries who were taking advantage of government schemes in a fraudulent way, those who did not exist, their names were removed and 90,000 crore rupees of the government were rescued.