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Would implement the budget drafted by late Parrikar: Goa CM

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The BJP-led government would implement the Budget drafted by former Manohar Parrikar who could not table it in the state Legislative Assembly due to his ill health earlier this year.

Incumbent Pramod Sawant, who took the charge after the death of Parrikar last month, Sunday said the budget would be implemented in the next session of the state

Parrikar had read out the financial statement of the Budget in the in January with a tube inserted through his nose.

"The last budget was already prepared by Manohar Parrikar but it was not placed. During the next Assembly session, we will implement that budget," Sawant told

He said thrust of the budget would be the creation of new infrastructure in the coastal state.

Sawant further said the government would tap new resources for generation of revenue.

He also said that the wanted to usher in human development along the infrastructure development.

"The human development will encompass everything. It will touch lives of people of all ages and from various strata of the society," he added.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 16:30 IST