03-16-2015, 08:11 PM
The Nitish Kumar government appeared to focus on education, infrastructure development and self-sufficiency in power after elections in Bihar in the budget submitted to the call of the state.
Present a budget surplus revenue Rs 11.980 crore. The state recorded a fiscal deficit of Rs 13.584 crore and per capita income was Rs 15.650 compared to the national average of Rs 39.904.
The opposition, however, called a "populist budget in an election year" and asked why the government could not achieve its objectives laid down in the previous budget.
According to the report, finance minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav after presenting Rs 10.3189 crore budget for 2015-16 said: "The budget is in line with the vision of inclusive development minister. The budget is not about consumerism, but development of rural Bihar. Our CM PM meeting is open to the development of the state. Janata pm should know that is not a party, but worldwide. "
While education led government priorities to spend Rs 22.027 crore for this budget USP was funding for energy generation. "In November 2013, peaking power will be used from 2000 to 2200 mw, has reached 2,831 mw in October 2014," Yadav said, adding the government has allocated Rs 4.058 crore des plan outlay for the energy sector.
Janata Party senior leader and former minister Sushil Kumar Modi deputy chief expressed disappointment, saying that announced new schemes or had any direction for development in it.
Describing the budget as aimless and daunting, Modi said that there will be job creation in front of the agriculture industry due to lack of focus and priorities of the state government on economic issues.