The Haryana government
on Friday presented a Rs 1.55-trn Budget
for the 2021-22 fiscal year, with health, agriculture, and infrastructure identified as key priority areas. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar
(pictured), who also holds the finance department portfolio, presented his second Budget
in the State Assembly.
Presenting the paperless Budget, Khattar proposed no fresh tax. He proposed a budget
of Rs 1.55 trillion for FY22, an increase of 13 per cent over FY21 of Rs 1.38 trillion. The Budget outlay comprises 25 per cent as capital expenditure of Rs 38,718 crore and 75 per cent as revenue expenditure of Rs 1.17 crore. Khattar proposed to raise the Old Age pension to Rs 2,500 per month from April 1 of this year from present Rs 2,250.PTI
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