Prior to the Lok Sabha election, the general budget of the Trivendra government was likely to be lucrative. But this budget was not present in the assembly today. The budget was not presented in the House today as they were shaken by the Intensive Attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir. Now the budget will be presented on Monday 18 February. On Friday, a tribute was given to the martyrs who were killed in a suicide attack in the Assembly. After which the proceedings of the House were postponed.
The tribute was given to the martyrs in the House on Friday. During this, it was announced that all the MLAs would pay one month’s salary to the relatives of the martyrs. The kin of the martyrs will be given government jobs. Roorkee MLA Pradeep Batra said that he will give his 6 month’s salary to the martyrs. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that legal action will be taken against the students who posted on the terror attack. He said that the said youth is out of the state. On the other hand, former Congress President Kishore Upadhyay has also announced to give one month’s legislator pension to the martyr’s family. BJP legislator Deshmukh Karnwal will go to the Wagah border to announce action against Pakistan.
At the same time, BJP’s state migration committee was announced today in view of the Lok Sabha elections. The State Convenor and State Vice President of the Committee, Mr. Jyoti Garrola announced the committee with the permission of the BJP state president, Ajay Bhatt. This committee will manage programs and all the travelings in Uttarakhand of Prime Minister Modi, National President, Union leaders, and other Ministers with the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
Due to the martyrdom of terror attack in Pulwama and CRPF jawans, BJP state president of Uttarakhand Ajay Bhatt has instructed to postpone all the party activities in the state. Ajay Bhatt has canceled his scheduled programs today and he is going to Khatima to meet with the martyr’s family.
This will be special in the budget
Earlier, Finance Minister Prakash Pant was about to present the Budget Estimates for the financial year 2019-20 in the Assembly on the Table of the House. This budget is a sign of giving special preference to agriculture and farmers. At the same time, the government can make announcements for special incentives for self-employment, cooperative sector and organic farming based on investment goals. The budget also indicates the provision of some new schemes for the farmers, unemployed, villagers, disadvantaged, poor and weaker sections of the state.
For the financial year 2018-19, the government had passed the budget of Rs 45,585.09 crore. In the budget, the government had given special priority to skill development, education, health, and agriculture. Now in the current budget of 2019-20, the government can make announcements in the area of priority sector in agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry, fisheries, mining. The target of the state government is fulfilling the resolve to double the income of the farmers until 2022.
Therefore, the nature of the budget can be prepared for cultivation and farmer’s development. There are indications that the government can give priority to tourism, trade, transport, road and communication sector in the budget. The government may increase the budgetary provisions in the announcements made by the previous budget.