Regarding the allocation of portfolios to the newly inducted ministers, the CM said that it will be done within two or three days after holding discussions.
The 2020–2021 Karnataka Budget is quite high on promises but what is difficult to figure out from a detailed reading is the source of the resources to deliver on promises.
The Centre has already released Rs 13.86 crore for the project and the land acquisition for the project is under way.
Such magnitude of economic difficulties never faced in previous years, says CM
One has never been enamoured of the many crores bandied about in our government budgets.
The proposal to handover schools to MLAs is disastrous and is an attempt to find an individual solution to a systemic problem.
Healthcare experts welcome the extension of tele-medicine services to villages and remote areas across Karnataka.
The budget seems to be a conduit to rout hard-earned tax-payers money to private players under the guise of 'social welfare schemes'.
Political analyst Prof Harish Ramaswamy said that this time, the budget allocation has changed from traditional to cluster model method.
Allocation of Rs 700 crore for Jaladhare project to find a lasting solution to the drinking water scarcity is a welcome step, said Jarkiholi.
Focuses on agri-infrastructure, gives Rs 10,000 to marginal farmers
Chief Minister says he presented ‘pro-development’ budget with focus on farmers and development works; Opposition hits back for ‘ignoring minorities’ and ‘burdening the common man’ with hike in taxes
Highlighting that the tax hike will burden citizens, Siddaramaiah said Congress will debate against the hike and protest against fuel tax hike in coming days.
He had a grander vision for many of the schemes for the city like a better peripheral road that now connects Silk Board to Devanahalli and the north connectivity.
Other aspects like establishing an Institute of Dermatology and Cosmetology, Institute of Geriatrics and emergency centres too are visionary.