Budget hailed as pro-people, development

The budget has been prepared keeping in mind all sections of society. The budget is pro-people and development, MLC Gayathri Shanthe Gowda said.

She said “the budget has announced new programmes for farmers, women, children, labourers and unorganised sector.

Budgetary allocations have been increased to irrigation, education and women and child welfare sector, which is a positive sign. Soil testing labs have been announced to all the districts.

The budget has announced cable car at Kemmannugundi, to promote tourism,” she added. While terming the budget as a budget with farsighted programme, DCC President D L Vijaykumar said the schemes announced will be useful in the integrated development of the state.

“It has taken into cosideration the aspirations of people from all walks of life. The budget has emphasised on the development of Bengaluru,” he added.

Promise fulfilled
Sherleyn Goves of Madikeri said CM has announced basic facilities to government medical college in Madikeri. The promise should be fulfilled.

Kusuma from Virajpet said “the announcement of rice for APL card holders is a welcome move. The government should initiate stringent measures to check the sale of rice in black market.”

Anusha of Shanivarasanthe said “the budget is good for coffee growers. The increasing of financial assistance for coffee re plantation is a gift for Ugadi. The government has also announced converting the house of Field Marshal Cariappa into a memorial which is a welcome move.”

Jayendra, advocate from Somwarpet said “the budget has announced several programmes for the common man. The budget is pro -Dalits. Several schemes have been announced for the welfare of dalits.

By announcing Nalanada University, the government has given emphasis to Buddhist related studies.”

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