Devendra Fadnavis is also the finance minister of Maharashtra, He read out the budget from the iPad instead of a paper document in assembly.
Fadnavis said that outlet for farmers has been increased by rupees 6,900 crore and coverage of Mahatma Phule Jan aarogya scheme has been raised from 1.5 Lakh to rupees 5 lakh. rupees 300 crore to be allocated for development of all five Jyotirlings in the state.
Devendra Fadnavis presented this budget based on the principle of panchamrut with a focus on farmers, women, youth, employment and environment. 50 km of metro lines to be made of oprational in the Mumbai Metropolitan region this year.
According to survey the state economy in 2022-23 is respected to grow at 6.8% as against 7% of the Indian economy.
At the time of budget presentation Shinde said that it will fulfill the aspirations of women and middle class ,we will be full feeling our promises tomorrow. everyone is anticipating what the budget will hold for them.
Mumbai BJP President Ashish Shelar said the budget values every drop of sweat shed by the poor the labourers and the workers.
This budget is empathetic for every citizen of the state. This budget is truly one that will March on the path carved out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi sabka Sath sabka Vikas and sabka Prayas and will take Maharashtra ahead on the path of development.
Maharashtra will March ahead, this budget is just the beginning. He further said since last two and a half years the state had been looming under darkness cribbing complaints and depression but from now on there will be no crying and cribbing but a new resolution of optimism.