A- A A+
Last Updated : Nov 18 2019 8:51AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Winter Session of Parliament begins today; PM hopes for constructive debates            Justice Bobde to take over as 47th Chief Justice of India today            Gotabaya Rajapakasa to be sworn-in as new President of Sri Lanka today            Indian women clinch five gold medals in Asian Youth Boxing C'ship            Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Dominic Thiem to win ATP Finals title           

State News

Feb 09, 2019
8:19PM

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur presents budget of over Rs 44,000 crore for 2019-20

@CMOFFICEHP
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presented a budget of over 44,000 crore rupees for financial year 2019-20 at the State Assembly in Shimla today.

The budget is an increase of 7 per cent which is around 3,000 crores more of current financial budget. The Chief Minister also announced 15 new schemes for various sections while presenting his second budget.
 
AIR correspondent reports that the budget is focused more on rural population and no new tax has been proposed.

Annual plan of Rs 7100 crore have been kept for increasing farm productivity, developing rural infrastructure, creating new sources of irrigation, flood control along with social services. 

In this budget the state Government managed the existing liabilities and expenditure on account of new schemes. The Highlight of this year budget is compassion, equity, justice and support for the rural areas and to touch every section of the society.

The budget aim at attaining improved quality of life, elimination of poverty, better health and more livelihood opportunities under the framework of Sustainable Development Goals, by 2022.
 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 18 (Nov) Midday News 17 (Nov) News at Nine 17 (Nov) Hourly 18 (Nov) (0605hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 18 (Nov) दोपहर समाचार 17 (Nov) समाचार संध्या 17 (Nov) प्रति घंटा समाचार 18 (Nov) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 17 (Nov) Khabrein(Day) 17 (Nov) Khabrein(Eve) 17 (Nov)
Aaj Savere 18 (Nov) Parikrama 17 (Nov)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 17 (Nov) Samayki 17 (Nov) Sports Scan 17 (Nov) Spotlight/News Analysis 17 (Nov) Samachar Darshan 17 (Nov) Radio Newsreel 16 (Nov)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 7 (Nov) Surkhiyon Mein 7 (Nov) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 13 (Nov) Vaad-Samvaad 29 (Oct) Money Talk 29 (Oct) Current Affairs 15 (Nov)