Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has described the budget presented by Finance Minister Etela Rajender as the one useful for welfare of the people and for the progress of the state's economic development. He said that the budget is a deviation from the traditional budget, based on the ground realties and is a perfect match to the needs of the state. The Chief Minister is hopeful that the budget will strengthen the rural economy. He hailed the Finance Minister for giving equal importance to all sectors and for giving justice to all thereby balancing all sections. He is also happy that the Budget allocations are made for the betterment of the lives of the poor, women and small level employees.