"The Budget will be essentially a historical one. It will ensure path of job creation and ensure sustainable development. That is the thrust of the PM Narendra Modi government," Javadekar said while interacting with captains of the industry and farmer representatives here.
Stating that the focus of the government is on "Jawan, Noujavan, Kisan and Karmachari" (Soldier, Youth, Farmer and Labourer), Javadekar said that different ministries were talking to representatives of various sectors separately to meet their expectations.
For the welfare of labourers, the government increased minimum wages, enhanced the ceiling of bonus and fixed wages for the contract workers, a step which was never taken before, he said.

"We represent the aspirations of poor class," he said adding, in one year, a record 17-crore poor people have opened bank accounts under the Jan Dhan Yojana and 12 crore insured for accident by paying Rs 12.
Responding to various issues raised by various industries such as textile, engineering, manufacturing, processing, pump and motors, Javadekar said that Zero Liquid Discharge was not the policy, but not polluting rivers as the policy, and referred the issue of Ganga, where nearly 550
polluting industries were made to use monitoring device and over 200 units made to close operations.


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