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Government’s tenet is development of all: Mukherjee


New Delhi, Feb 23:

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said that the fundamental tenet of the government is development of all.

Pranab Mukherjee

Addressing the members of two houses of parliament at the start of budget session, Mukherjee said that the government had taken several initiatives including smart cities, skill development, ease of doing business and tapping the country’s demographic dividend.

“The fundamental tenet (of government) is ‘sab ka saath, sab ka vikas’ (taking everyone along, development of all),” he said.

“My government is pledged to work for the welfare of the poor, marginalized and the vulnerable sections of the society,” he added.

Mukherjee also said that “Within the past nine months, my government has articulated and embarked on a comprehensive strategy for harnessing the full potential of our economy and its precious resource of 125 crore people.” (IANS)