While the previous governments had hesitated to contact the country's taxation system, the cutting-edge dispensation used to be making it greater citizen centric, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Wednesday, urging human beings to pay their dues for the development of India.
Speaking at the Times Now Summit, he said the problem was that as some humans always observed ways to dodge taxes, the straightforward got penalised.
"All governments hesitated to touch the tax system. Now, we are making it citizen centric.
"When a quantity of humans do now not pay tax, locate approaches to sidestep it, the burden falls on these who really pay their dues," he said.
The prime minister delivered that it used to be implausible but proper that only 2,200 humans in the usa had declared earnings of Rs one crore per annum.
He additionally stated that this was the first time any government had focussed on smaller cities to push for economic development.
"India will not waste time now, it will surge ahead with confidence.... The Union finances will help reap the goal of a USD 5 trillion economy," Modi said.