Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has said Monday that Punjab s budget for the new financial year 2021-22 will be historic, will bring good news to the people and every segment of the society will benefit from the fruits of prosperity.
He said that criticizing every good job of the government has become the motto of the opposition. We will easily get the budget from the assembly, don’t worry.
The budget of Punjab for fiscal year 2021-22 with an outlay of over Rs 2600 billion will be presented in provincial assembly in Lahore today (Monday).
Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht will present the budget.
According to a spokesman for the Punjab Finance Department, a special package for industries and a number of public welfare schemes will be announced in the budget.
He said provision of Health Sahulat Cards will be ensured to 100 percent of the population by December this year.
He said that 424 billion rupees will be used for education, while the 10 billion rupees planned by Punjab Rozga and the 3 billion rupees planned by Hunarmand Jawan will be allocated in Punjab’s 2021-22 fiscal year budget.
The spokesperson further informed that 22 billion rupees will be allocated for water supply and sanitation, while 9 billion rupees will be earmarked for green Punjab projects.