Tuesday, 23 February 2021
The Yogi Adityanath government on Monday tabled its last annual Budget (2021-22) of more than Rs 5.5 trillion while announcing a mega social security scheme for about 20 million organised and unorganised workers and labourers in Uttar Pradesh.
The Budget, tabled by UP Finance Minister Suresh Khanna, projected total expenditure of Rs 5.5 trillion, comprising about Rs 3.95 trillion and Rs 1.55 trillion under revenue and capital expenditure heads, respectively.
The government has estimated receipts of a little more than Rs 5.06 trillion consisting of Rs 4.18 trillion and Rs 87,841 crore as revenue and capital receipts, respectively, in FY22.
Chief Minister Adityanath said the Budget was aimed at ushering in composite development and self-reliance of the state. UP assembly elections are due in early 2022.