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Himachal proposes annual plan of Rs 6,300 crore

IANS  |  Shimla 

Chief Minister on Monday said a state annual plan of Rs 6,300 crore has been proposed for 2018-19 with an increase of Rs 600 crore over the Rs 5,700 crore for the current fiscal.

Presiding over a meeting of legislators here to finalise priorities of the 2017-18 budget, he said it was an increase of 10.51 per cent, which was more than the state's growth rate of 6.8 per cent in the first three quarters of 2017-18.

Thakur thanked for sanctioning an All (AIIMS) facility in Bilaspur at a cost of Rs 1,351 crore.

The Bilaspur AIIMS would be completed within 48 months. The institute will consist of a hospital with a capacity of 750 beds and trauma centre facilities.

Tourism, horticulture and hydro-power generation are major contributors to the state's economic development.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 13:48 IST