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Tamil Nadu: Jayakumar presents tax-free budget

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

Minister D. Jayakumar on Thursday presented a tax-free budget in the which also marks the first budget of the Chief Minister E. Palaniswami headed

Around Rs. 610 crore will be provided for drinking water supply. New deep bore wells will be sunk and the existing ones will be rejuvenated.

Migrant labourers will get temporary accommodation on rent.

Around 10,000 visually impaired persons will get smart canes.

Diesel exemption for fisher folk are hiked from 15,000 litres to 18,000 a boat.

deficit is projected at 15,930 crore while the fiscal deficit projected at 41,977 crore which is 2.79 percent of GSDP.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 16:22 IST