2021-03-18 11:56:13

The Delhi government's budget for 2021-22 intends to raise the national capital's per capita income to that of Singapor

e by 2047, following the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the government's resources, the proposed budget estimates of Rs 69,000 crore are the highest so far in Delhi. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who presented the budget in the Delhi Assembly on Tuesday, said it is 6.15% higher than the Rs 65,000 crore budget for 2020-21.

The govt stated that Rs 37,800 crore, or 55% of the budget figures, would be allocated to subsidy projects, social security, and other pro-people initiatives. Since Sisodia's first budget in 2015, the Delhi budget has been a surplus budget. In the Delhi Assembly, it was the AAP leader's seventh budget presentation.

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