Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot-led government tabled its first paperless budget in the state assembly on Wednesday.
“The state budget 2021-22 will be paperless this time. Efforts have been made to take every section of society together. Corona has affected the economy so efforts will be made to gather financial resources,” stated Chief Minister Gehlot while presenting the budget.
Chief minister Ashok Gehlot, who is also in charge of the finance portfolio, compiled the budget at his residence on Tuesday.
The budget presented today is the third budget of the Ashok Gehlot led government in Rajasthan.
Chief Minister Gehlot has said that the budget is finalised keeping all the sections of society into consideration and significantly underlining the effect the COVID-19 pandemic had on the lives and livelihoods of people.
“Efforts have been made to take every section of society together. Corona has affected the economy so efforts will be made to gather financial resources,” said Gehlot.
During the budget a universal health care scheme worth Rs 3,500 crore has been announced and the Chief Minster said that nursing colleges will be also opened in 25 districts across the state.
Further he announced the ‘Ghar Ghar Aushadi Yojana’ for promoting the use of herbs like tulsi and giloy.