Jammu & Kashmir legislative assembly
Members take part in a session of the state legislative assembly in the town of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir on August 26, 2014. [Representational Image]Creative Commons/scrolleditorial

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that inclusive growth was a top priority of the government and it was committed to expand the job market.

"Inclusive growth covering the poorest of poor is the government's top priority," Mukherjee said while addressing the members of two houses of parliament at the start of the budget session.

He said the government was streamlining scholarship schemes concerning the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and minorities to ensure their timely disbursement.

He said the government was fully committed to expand the job market and bring transparency and accountability in enforcing labour related regulations.