Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the second general budget of the second term of the Modi government at the Center in the Lok Sabha on Saturday. Himachal has high hopes from this budget of Modi government. The state hopes that in this time budget, several announcements can be made in the Modi government’s budget to strengthen the state’s infrastructure.
The state government, which is engaged in the construction of international airport in Mandi and the construction of ropeway network, is expected to find a place in the general budget. Apart from this, a budget can also be provided for upgrading the state’s national highway and pending rail projects. At the same time, many such announcements are expected in the field of agricultural horticulture in which the farmers of the state can get relief to the gardeners.
In fact, in the pre-budget meeting held with all the states before the budget was presented, the state government had given many demands to the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for infrastructure construction. Apart from this, from Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister to ministers and officials of various departments, from time to time, revolving around Delhi has demanded budget for various development schemes from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. As long as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his love for Himachal Pradesh, along with Himachal Pradesh, the position of the head of the ruling BJP at the Center and Minister of State in the Finance Department, Himachal Pradesh’s expectations from this year’s budget rose significantly.