The Assembly on Monday saw Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Opposition leader Siddaramaiah engage in a war of words, as the latter made his speech on the State budget for 2021-2022.
Although mental illnesses effect millions of people the world over, mental health had little to no presence in the state budget presented on Monday.
An estimated 23,000 displaced families would need to be rehabilitated, at a cost of around Rs 30,000 crore.
It was the long-pending demand of weavers that an exclusive textile park be set up to cater to the needs of over 25,000 families dependent on weaving and allied jobs.
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At the outset, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa must be congratulated for pulling off a tight budget, given the economic despair created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The government has allocated Rs 21,181 crore to the Water Resources department, expressing its commitment to speedily implement all major irrigation projects.
Tur farmers needed a comprehensive production scheme coupled with an empowered Tur Board rather than mere focus on increasing production.
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Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa presented the 2021-22 budget under an economic scenario that looked quite gloomy with the state having been wracked by the unprecedented pandemic.
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The State Excise Department has collected Rs 20,900 crore till February as against the fixed target of Rs 22,700 crore.
So we have decided to protest against the presentation of the budget,” Siddaramaiah told reporters.