With just around 10 months left for the Assembly elections and the clock ticking away, the BJP government is dashing to the finish line.
Bommai will explain the essence of his budget and its repercussions on the government and the party to the national leadership.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai tabled the estimate, and The Karnataka Appropriation Bill, 2022, was passed, ensuring allocation of additional funds on demand to 28 departments.
Says govt looking at making K’taka a revenue-surplus state again, stresses on strengthening farming community
“Basavaraj Bommai had the influence of his father S R Bommai’s socialist ideology and I was hoping his budget will have his father’s stamp.
The announcement came following almost two years of protest by the Pourakarmika Sangha and various workers’ organisation.
Seek focus on women and child nutrition; Some say budget does not provide for investment in disease control
Rs 55,657 crore allocated to spur economic growth
The The Karnataka government is aspiring to spend Rs 40,944 crore during 2022-23 on child-centric issues. This is about Rs 2,500 crore more compared to yesteryears.
After the rude shock of the pandemic, the Indian economy suffered significantly in terms of growth, employment and loss of human life, and Karnataka was no exception.
Opposition leader Siddaramaiah has slammed the budget as a boastful exercise. “There is a lot of false and incorrect information.
This is being done for the first time by our government,” the CM told reporters at a press conference after the budget presentation.
CM Basavaraj Bommai said that each year, 24.01% of budgetary allocation is reserved for SC/STs as per norms.
Earlier, at a BJP executive meeting, the CM had indicated that he would bring a law to make temples autonomous and free from government control.
The maiden budget of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai carries a clear green stamp, ostensibly to appease farmers.