Economic policies need rethinking: Mohan Bhagwat

ANI | Updated: Sep 30, 2017 10:57 IST

Nagpur [India], Sep 30 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that the government should reform the economic policy and urged the economic advisers to come out of old economic 'isms' and present solutions based on ground reality of the nation.

Delivering the annual Vijaya Dashami speech at the group's headquarters in Nagpur, Bhagwat said, "We need an economic policy that takes care of all big, small and medium enterprises, farmers etc. It is because of this sector that we have survived economic meltdowns in the past. We should ensure that these sectors are least affected. We should have reforms but we should ensure the stability to these sectors."

He further said that the economic policies and standards need rethinking adding that employment and remuneration should be given prime consideration.

"The government should encourage people to adopting entrepreneurial skills and support them. This way we can ensure economic progress," Bhagwat added.

The RSS chief further called for an integrated policy to safeguard interests of all. While acknowledging Centre's various policy decisions to control corruption.

The RSS chief's statement on economic policy comes a day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha criticised the Centre for downfall in economy. (ANI)