Delhi Assembly / Budget session from today, will start with Lt Governor Baijal's address, budget on 26

Zoom News : Mar 23, 2022, 09:49 AM
The budget session of Delhi Legislative Assembly is going to start from Wednesday. The session will begin with the speech of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. The Delhi government will present the economic review at the beginning of the budget session which will continue till March 29. At the same time, the budget will be presented on March 26.

Sources reveal that of course the revenue of the Delhi government has decreased during the Kovid period, but the ongoing free schemes for the convenience of the common people will continue. At the same time, the allocation of education and health sector will not be reduced. Along with this, the government will also try to speed up the e-vehicle policy.

Delhi government officials say that the government's emphasis will be on economic reforms to face the problems caused by Kovid. The government will try to generate additional income. The government can increase the size of its budget by five percent.

Last year this figure was Rs 69 thousand crore. On the other hand, in the midst of efforts to increase income, the government will also take special care that the already running schemes do not have scissors. People should continue to get the facility of cheap electricity, free water, free travel for women, free Wi-Fi as before. The government can spend the most on the education sector this time too.

At the same time, the second number will be from the health sector. On the other hand, the government will also carry forward the principle of zero-based budgeting. Work was done in this direction in the last two financial years. It is worth mentioning that as Finance Minister Manish Sisodia will present the 8th budget in the Legislative Assembly. Even while preparing the budget this time, suggestions were sought from the common people as before. This time the budget is called Swaraj budget. Whereas last year's budget was called Patriotic Budget.

Previous budget

  • The budget for the financial year 2021-22 was presented at a glance, a budget of 69,000 thousand crores.
  • Of this, 37,800 crore were under plan, while 31,200 were to be spent on capital projects.