UP’s annual budget to be tabled in house on Monday

Lucknow, Feb 4 (UNI) Finance Minister of Uttar Pradesh Suresh Kumar Khanna on Sunday signed and finalised the annual budget for the financial year 2024-25 to be presented in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Monday.

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the second all-inclusive, all-embracing budget of the second term of the Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh is based on the resolution of the Prime Minister to make India a developed nation by the year 2047.

He said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath this budget will become a strong pillar of making the state a one trillion-dollar economy. “This budget is dedicated to the overall development of the state as well as to rebuilding the infrastructure and bringing the poor, the underprivileged, the youth, women and farmers into the mainstream of development,” he said.

Khanna said that the state’s economy is continuously strengthening under the financial discipline and guidance of the CM Yogi. He said that this budget is a document of restoration of ancient cultural glory in the state as well as following all the modern parameters of development.

All such arrangements have been ensured in this budget of the state, so that all the citizens will be able to contribute fully to the overall development of the state with full energy and contribute to the development of the state by standing shoulder to shoulder and with mutual brotherhood without any discrimination.

The Minister said that in the interim budget 2024-25 presented in the Parliament by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 under the leadership of the PM, UP is expected to get Rs 2,18,816 crore as the state’s share in central taxes.

He said that in the Union budget special attention has been given to the poor, women, youth and farmers and it has been made keeping in mind the goal of making India a developed nation by the year 2047. “In the Union Budget, more emphasis has been laid on infrastructure development with a view to achieving the goal of building a developed nation along with taking care of the weaker sections of the society, UP will get the maximum benefit from it,” he said.

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