The Union Budget though seems to be overall good has utterly neglected the trading community and it has highly disappointed 7 crore traders of the Country who were hoping very high from the budget-said the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT).

CAIT National President Mr. B.C.Bhartia & Secretary General Mr. Praveen Khandelwal said that every other section of the economy has been given relief in the budget except the trading community which is the backbone of the economy. The budget makes us to feel that trading community is like an unwanted  community in the Country.

After renaming DIPP as Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and  giving no extension to FDI policy in e commerce, the traders were hopeful that they will get due attention in the Budget but with totally left out from the Budget, the traders feel aggrieved.

However, the CAIT has said that it will send a fresh memorandum to Prime Minister and Finance Minister urging them to take care of the trading community.

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