Proposing no new taxes in the Budget for Delhi, Union Finance Minister announced subsidy of Rs 0.80 to Rs 1.20 per unit to small power consumers apart from a slew of measures like low floor buses, sanitation and multi-speciality hospital in Rohini.

Arun Jaitley said no new tax has been proposed in Delhi adding that more night shelters would be set up in the National Capital Territory area.

A multi-speciality hospital will come up in Rohini and 50 dialysis centres in the different parts of NCT. Also, four new sewage treatment plants have been planned for Delhi.

Keeping in mind the importance of lavatories and sanitation, Finance Minister proposed to set up community toilets in JJ clusters.

Meanwhile, Finance Minister also proposed to set up four new sewerage treatment plants and more night shelters in the national capital

The government has earmarked Rs 260 crore for power subsidy.

Following protest by Congress and Opposition members over the Budget proposals, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said issues could be raised during the debate on it.

Arun Jaitley later said that he was only proposing the Budget, which would be passed in the House after discussion.

 

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced subsidy of Rs 0.80 to Rs 1.20 per unit to small power consumers.
The Rs 36,776 crore budget for Delhi was presented in Parliament as the state is currently under the President's rule.
More night shelters would be set up in the National Capital Territory area.
A multi-speciality hospital will come up in Rohini and 50 dialysis centres in the different parts of NCT.

(JPN)

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