The Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma presented the state Budget for the session 2017-18 in the state assembly.
The budget was based on the theme “Resurgent Assam”.As per the Minister the state Budget 2017-18 was Rs. 2,349.79 crore deficit Budget.
The budget presented merged Plan and Non-Plan expenditures.The Government has redefined the role of Planning & Development Department.
The department has been rechristened to the Department for Development and Transformation of Assam (DDTA).The Budget Estimates of 2017-18, proposes to have a receipt of Rs 84,732.16 crore under consolidated fund of the state.
Out of this, Rs 70,719.61 crore is on Revenue account and Rs 14,012.55 crore is under Capital account. So, let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. Name the Theme of Assam state budget 2017-2018, which has been present in the state assembly, recently?
Ans1. Resurgent Assam
Source- The Indian Express