FM Arun Jaitley holds his Fourth Pre Budget Consultation Meeting for Union Budget 2018-19 with the Stakeholders across Social Sector Organizations

FM Arun Jaitley holds his Fourth Pre Budget Consultation Meeting for Union Budget 2018-19 with the Stakeholders across Social Sector Organizations

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IBNS): Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley on Wednesday held consultations with the representatives from more than twenty Social Sector Stakeholder organizations.

The stakeholders represented interests for Dalit Human Rights, Right to Food, Right to Education, Budget and Governance Accountability, Child Protection concerns, senior citizens’ needs, water conservation needs, nutrition and health concerns.

The FM agreed with Stakeholders demand that Administrative Ministries should release Welfare Schemes funds on priority to beneficiaries.

Jaitley said his Government is fully committed in ensuring cost effective fund utilization of the Welfare Schemes spanning the various Social Sector Ministries.

The Finance Minister also welcomed the suggestions of the representatives desiring greater allocation of funds for Child protection schemes; Nutrition security concerns; more targeted benchmarks to improve quality of Government funded schools; healthcare for the elderly and incentives to ensure better employment conditions for working mothers; streamlining the vocational training to boost employment; aid paperless, presence less and cashless dealings with employers to ensure transparency for employees and address needs of labour in the Informal Sector.

FM Arun Jaitley holds his Fourth Pre Budget Consultation Meeting for Union Budget 2018-19 with the Stakeholders across Social Sector Organizations

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