With a push to infrastructure mainly expressways and the tourism, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday tabled the supplementary budget of Rs 13,594.87 crore for financial year 2019-20 to meet additional expenditure to proceed with the development projects.
Presenting the first supplementary budget for the current fiscal, state Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal in the state legislative assembly allocated Rs 2,093.08 crore for infrastructure, Rs 850 crore for Purvanchal expressway, Rs 1,150 crore for Bundelkhand expressway, Rs 905.36 crore for distribution and generation in energy sector, Rs 834.84 for irrigation department.
The thrust was also on the tourism especially the religious tourism. Supplementary demand of Rs 163 crore for tourism department was made. Read More
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