Mamata Banerjee mentioned that the financial actions and the lives of widespread individuals have just about come to a standstill throughout India, however there was nothing within the stimulus bundle.
West Bengal chief minister additionally claimed that the Centre is deceptive us with false figures. (File Photo/ AFP)
Kolkata: Terming the financial stimulus bundle introduced by the Centre as “a big zero”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday mentioned it was nothing however an “eyewash” and filled with “misleading information”.”In the name of lockdown, the Centre is trying economically cripple all the state governments. The announcement made by the Union Finance Minister was full of misleading information. It is nothing but a big zero as the states have got nothing,” Banerjee advised a press convention on the state secretariat Nabanna right here.
She mentioned that the financial actions and the lives of widespread individuals have just about come to a standstill throughout India, however there was nothing within the stimulus bundle.
“Democracy has also come to a halt. The Centre is misleading us with false figures. The recession has already started. And the Central government has not mentioned anything about the special package for Covid-19 crisis, no funds for healthcare sector’s revival, job creation, market development, any waiver for the farmers and special grants to the MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) sector,” she mentioned.
Banerjee mentioned that, in the meantime, her authorities has taken up a collection of revolutionary steps for reviving the financial situations of the agricultural folks. The choices had been taken to watch the ninth 12 months of the Trinamool Congress’ authorities.
“We came to power and formed our government on May 13, 2011. Thus, we decided to take a few revolutionary steps across the state. This initiative will include measures of developing about 50,000 acres of land sprawling over six districts – Bankura, Purulia, Jhargram, Birbhum, West Midnapur and West Burdwan,” she mentioned.
The state authorities will develop these large acres of land which isn’t agriculturally fertile, the Chief Minister mentioned, including that actions equivalent to animal rearing and fisheries might be carried out involving the self-help teams (SHG) to generate revenue for the native individuals.
“We don’t indulge in tall talk of being self-reliant. Rather we try to prove it. We have already readied at least 550 micro-plans, covering about 6,500 acres of land sprawled across these six districts,” she mentioned, not directly taking a jab at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tackle to the nation Tuesday evening.
Banerjee additionally introduced that her administration would perform sentinel survey throughout Bengal to know the character of Covid-19 unfold in varied districts. “Four of our green zone districts have already turned orange. Our challenge is to make then green once again,” she added.