Assam budget provides realistic roadmap for sustainable growth: Himanta

Updated: Feb 12 2024 6:30PM

Assam budget provides realistic roadmap for sustainable growth: Himanta

Guwahati, Feb 12 (PTI) Asserting that the Assam budget for the 2024-25 fiscal drew inspiration from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of transforming India into a developed nation, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the budget provides a realistic roadmap for sustainable growth, with creation of employment opportunities.

Assam Finance Minister Ajanta Neog on Monday presented a Rs 2.9 lakh crore budget for the 2024-2025 financial year with a deficit of Rs 774.47 crore and proposed no new tax.

"Assam Budget 2024-2025 draws inspiration from Adarniya Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji's grand vision of transforming India into a Viksit Bharat during Amrit Kaal. I congratulate Hon'ble Finance Minister Smt. @ajantaneog for presenting a Budget that will help to place Assam, amongst top 5 states in the country," Sarma posted on X.