AAP govt presents Rs 65,000 cr Budget in Delhi Assembly
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AAP govt presents Rs 65,000 cr Budget in Delhi Assembly

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New Delhi, Mar 23: Amid a complete lockdown in Delhi till March 31 in view of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the AAP Government on Monday presented a Budget of Rs 65,000 crore for FY 2020-21 during a day-long session of the Assembly.

The Budget was presented by Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia.

Same budget back in the year 2015 was Rs 30,000 crore.

Mr Sisodia said the Delhi Government has allocated Rs 50 crore for fighting Coronavirus in Delhi. 'This is government's initial allocation. Delhi Government assures that it will increase this budget if required.'

'I assure that Delhi government will ensure that there is no shortage of funds in dealing with COVID-19 outbreak for Delhi. We will do all that is required to contain and tackle the scare of the pandemic in the National Capital,' Mr Sisodia said. (UNI)

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