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Every number in Budget is authentic, says Finance Minister Sitharaman


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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | PTI photo

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government was committed to the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising on public expenditure. Sitharaman also said all the data mentioned in the Budget 2019-20 was authentic, allaying the Opposition’s doubts about the numbers.

Doubts have cropped up because the Budget assumed 12 per cent economic growth at current prices, while the Economic Survey, presented a day earlier, implicitly pegged ...


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