CM Jairam Thakur presents Rs 41,440 cr tax free budget

Updated:4 months, 2 weeks ago IST

Shimla (HP), Mar 10 (ANI): Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jairam Thakur has presented Rs. 41,440 crore tax free budget for next fiscal year. Thakur has announced more than two dozen new schemes laying emphasis on farm sector. CM Jairam Thakur announced to start governance index to rate districts over the performance on governance. Chief Minister announced 28 new schemes in this budget. He has said that the budget focuses on tourism, rural development and agricultural sector to revive the economy and provide job opportunities to the youth. The budget estimate projects the fiscal deficit at 5.16% while the revenue deficit at 2.09%.

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