New Delhi: On Monday 1st February 2021 India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allotted special funds for the development of roads and highway projects in the State of Assam, West Bengal and Karela. Three states where elections are about to held.
Critics have been saying that this year’s budget is poll driven instead of development. The budget focuses on developing three states where state assembly polls are about to held instead of focusing on problems such as Poverty, Unemployment and other problems.
Finance Minister of India Srimati Nirmala Sitharaman first time in the history in a paperless Union Budget allotted 65,000crore rupees for roads and highway projects in three states. These are the three states where elections are about to happen.
Assam got 34,000 crore for 1300 km national highway projects FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces mega national highway infra work including building of 8,500km of highways by March 2022, also Announces 1,300km National Highway in ASSAM in next 3 years at 34000 crore.Assam will see e mega boost in Highway Infrastructure.
During this year’s Union Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced 34,000 crore on COVID19 Vaccine. A push to textile industry, a hike in custom duty on cotton and raw silk, a central university in Leh and so many other plans.
By Saumen Paul