UP budget to focus on infra, employment, youth and women: State FM

Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna on Thursday said that the state’s budget for 2022-2023 would focus on infrastructure, employment generation, youth and women.

Addressing the media, he said it was the first budget in the second innings of the UP state government.

“We would try to fullfil our promises. The focus of this budget is on the creation of infrastructure, generation of employment opportunities, youth and women. No new tax has been introduced,” Khanna said.

He also highlighted that “our economic situation has improved even during the pandemic.”

The first session of the 18th Uttar Pradesh Assembly was held on Lucknow.

Earlier, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday had said that Uttar Pradesh budget for 2022-23 will be introduced on May 26.

(Only the headline and the picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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