Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government on Monday presented the first paperless (without paper) budget in the Uttar Pradesh Legislature. The budget for the financial year 2021-22 was presented by the State Finance Minister Suresh Khanna in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Reading the budget from the laptop in the house, Khanna said that the government’s goal is to make Uttar Pradesh “self-reliant” and to develop all-round development. is. In the Legislative Assembly, Finance Minister Suresh Khanna has proposed an amount of Rs 50 crore for corona vaccination in the budget of 2021-22.
Attempt to woo farmers
Finance Minister Suresh Khanna has also tried to woo the farmers in the budget presented in the midst of the farmer movement. He has announced an allocation of 700 crore rupees for the facility of free water to the farmers. Along with this, the Finance Minister has also announced to give loans to farmers at a discounted price. State Finance Minister Khanna said that more productive crops will be identified in the state and farmer production organizations will be established at the block level. For this, an allocation of Rs 100 crore has been proposed in the budget. Finance Minister Suresh Khanna announced that free tablets will be given to students preparing for competitive exams. He said that counseling of unemployed youth is being done, so far 52 thousand youth have got the benefit. Now similar centers will be made in many other districts.
140 crores for the development of Ayodhya
The Finance Minister has proposed an allocation of Rs 140 crore for the development of Ayodhya in the next financial year. A provision of Rs 50 crore has been made in the budget for the construction of National Inspiration Site in Lucknow. Finance Minister Suresh Khanna presented a budget proposal of Rs 55,0270 crore. The size of this budget is Rs 37,410 crore more than the previous financial year. Khanna proceeded with the budget speech with Shair Manzoor Hashmi’s lion of ghazal “sure if there is a way out, even the wind blows” and said that the long-term lockdown affected the government’s revenue receipts But despite this, the government implemented effective financial discipline.