KJ Srivatsan, Jaipur: Today Rajasthan's budget of the financial year 2021-22 will be presented. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who also has the finance ministry, will present the budget.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot himself will present the budget in the Assembly at 11 am. This will be a 'paperless' budget. At the same time legislators will be given tabs to read the budget. Instead of a printed copy of the budget speech and other documents, 'soft copy' will be made available to the MLAs on their tablets.
CM Gehlot said in a pre-budget consultation meeting with various partners a few days ago that the state government in its upcoming budget will take care of the well-being and welfare of all sections of society, including farmers.
This budget of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot may have several important announcements with Economic Management. There may be big announcements in the budget, especially for farmers, youth and women. It is believed that big announcements can be made to tackle unemployment and provide relief to farmers.
In the budget, agricultural connections for supply of electricity to farmers, new feeders for power in the day, improvement of canal areas, availability of agricultural loans, additional subsidy from the state government on agricultural resources, agricultural equipment including support for purchasing livestock to farmers Proposals for financial assistance are expected to be cleared.
Chief Minister Gehlot has said about the budget that his endeavor is that the upcoming budget should be a balanced budget to speed up development. The Corona epidemic has adversely affected the state's economy and revenue and the government will make efforts to bring in an inclusive budget based on the suggestions of all, which will encourage investment, increase employment opportunities and advance every section of society.