AAP presents first full Punjab Finances of Rs 1.96 lakh crore
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema on Friday offered the primary full state Finances of the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) authorities with an outlay of Rs 1,96,462 crore.
With the budgetary outlay of Rs 4,781 crore proposed for well being and household welfare for 2023-24, which is 11 per cent increased than the earlier yr, Cheema, in his speech, lauded the AAP authorities beneath the management of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for eliminating the “mighty mafia”.
“The corrupt who looted the state are behind the bars,” Cheema burdened.
Likewise, the federal government proposes Rs 17,072 crore for varsity and better schooling, which is 12 per cent increased than the earlier yr.
Highlighting achievements of only a year-old authorities, he stated 10 lakh folks acquired free therapy in Aam Aadmi Clinics since their opening.
The federal government has opened faculties of eminence. A complete of 26,797 jobs in authorities and its businesses have been offered by the federal government.
Asserting his funds proposals, coincidently on the day the celebration received by a landslide victory in Punjab in 2022, Cheema stated the main target of the Finances is on schooling, well being, employment and agriculture.
He stated the federal government will quickly come out with a brand new agriculture coverage for which a committee of consultants has been fashioned.
He stated the federal government took a historic determination of offering 300 items of energy free. “Virtually 90 per cent of households are getting zero payments.”
“The AAP authorities goals to spice up the earnings of farmers by selling agricultural and allied actions, create a conducive atmosphere for industrial promotion, infrastructural growth, and strengthening the state funds.”
Cheema rued the “detached therapy” meted out to Punjab by the central authorities by withholding funds of Rs 9,035 crore.
“Punjab’s GSDP has elevated by 9.24 per cent this yr to Rs 638,023 crore and is anticipated to extend to Rs 698,635 crore within the subsequent fiscal,” he stated.