'Accounting of government statements are transparent', claims FM Sitharaman

As the Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman talked about the guiding philosophy behind this year's budget in a post-budget press conference, she stated that the accounting of government expenditure and revenue statements are now a lot more transparent and open. She also stated that Budget 2021 comes at a time when the economy needed an impetus. She said that fiscal deficit which started at 3.5 during February 2020 has increased to 9.5% of GDP therefore they have "spent, spent and spent." The finance minister addressed the press conference along with her entire team who was involved in the preparation of the budget. Watch!