Odisha: Rs 8,126.32 Supplementary Budget Passed in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The supplementary budget of Rs 8,126.32 crore for the 2019-20 financial year has been passed in the Odisha Assembly after a debate on Monday.

The supplementary budget was passed with voice vote allowing the state government to spend Rs 8,126.32 crore from the consolidated fund. With this, the total budget size of the state for 2019-20 increased to Rs 1.47 lakh crore.

Finance minister Niranjan Pujari said, while Rs 267.23 crore has been allocated to meet administrative expenses, Rs 7,432.80 crore is meant for programme expenditure, Rs 6.52 crore for disaster response fund and Rs 419.78 crore towards transfer from the state.

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