The Budget also mentioned the phase-wise creation of 2,454 new posts for strengthening existing police stations and offices and improving law and order in the city.
The 2023–24 Karnataka state budget presented by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on July 7 has been in focus nationally vis-à-vis the fiscal management of the five poll guarantees.
The Centre invests huge amounts through PM Gati Shakti, PLI and special assistance to states.
Siddaramaiah presents record 14th budget with outlay of Rs 3.27 lakh crore to fulfill poll promises
The 75-year-old Siddaramaiah created a record of sorts by presenting his 14th budget in the Assembly as Finance Minister, surpassing the mark of late Ramakrishna Hegde who had presented 13 budgets.
The state government has to fight for more funds from the Centre.
Due to a lack of funds and rising cost of eggs, the school education department has announced that eggs as part of the midday meal scheme will be temporarily limited to once a week.
The Karnataka governance model brings in a new belief in Robinhood economics. The rich must take care of the poor. Till the poor become rich
Karnataka Budget to be tabled on July 7, says CM Siddaramaiah, as all eyes on allocation for 'guarantees'
The CM said the Cabinet has not yet discussed the Budget but the Assembly session will start on July 3, and after the discussion on the Governor's speech, the Budget will be tabled on July 7.