State Congress Committee president and former CM Kamal Nath said the budget had nothing exciting to boost the economy.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan praised the Union budget and called it a budget of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ or a self-reliant India. Chouhan said, “Number of steps have been taken to make the nation self-reliant. The budget will create new employment opportunities and also favourable conditions for businesses.”State finance department minister Jagdish Devda said, “This Union budget will boost the economy of Madhya Pradesh as it emphasises more on agriculture reforms. The farmers and the poor will get benefit from the budget. Similarly, MP will get the benefit with the announcements made for the development of infrastructure and health sector.”