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State budget today

By STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Feb 5 - Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will table the State budget for the year 2019-20 tomorrow at the Legislative Assembly. The full-fledged budget will be tabled in the House at 10:30 am.

Sarma said one of the focus areas of the budget will be capital asset creation. �Besides, there will be a number of schemes for the BPL and middle class section,� he said.

Another feature of the budget will be a new concept called Asom Darshan. �We have a lot of natural resources and ancient and historic monuments which have huge tourism potential. Under this new concept, we will aim to develop these resources. This will be one of the focus areas of the budget,� Sarma said.

The State had achieved an expenditure percentage of 69 in the 2017-18 State budget. In the current year, the government hopes to spend 75 per cent of the budget of Rs 103,000 crore.

The finance department has been using social media as an additional platform to inform and engage citizens on the State budget 2019-20.

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State budget today

GUWAHATI, Feb 5 - Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will table the State budget for the year 2019-20 tomorrow at the Legislative Assembly. The full-fledged budget will be tabled in the House at 10:30 am.

Sarma said one of the focus areas of the budget will be capital asset creation. �Besides, there will be a number of schemes for the BPL and middle class section,� he said.

Another feature of the budget will be a new concept called Asom Darshan. �We have a lot of natural resources and ancient and historic monuments which have huge tourism potential. Under this new concept, we will aim to develop these resources. This will be one of the focus areas of the budget,� Sarma said.

The State had achieved an expenditure percentage of 69 in the 2017-18 State budget. In the current year, the government hopes to spend 75 per cent of the budget of Rs 103,000 crore.

The finance department has been using social media as an additional platform to inform and engage citizens on the State budget 2019-20.