Finance Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna Presented a Supplementary Budget of Rs 28 thousand 760 Crore in the Assembly | 30 Nov 2023

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On November 29, 2023, on the second day of the winter session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature, Finance Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna presented a supplementary budget of Rs 28,760.67 crore for the financial year 2023-24 in the Assembly.

Key Points:

  • Rs 7421.21 crore has been proposed for new schemes in the supplementary budget. Rs 1946.39 crore has been earmarked for revenue expenditure and Rs 9714 crore for capital expenditure.
  • Announcements made in the Supplementary Budget:
  • The state government has announced an allocation of Rs 2000 crore for the 'Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana'.
  • Under the 'PM Mitra Yojana', Rs 510 crore has been announced for the establishment of PM Mega Integrated Textile Zone and Apparel Park in Lucknow-Hardoi.
  • Rs 100 crore has been allocated for the implementation of the Uttar Pradesh Data Centre Policy.