Karnali Province unveils the budget of Rs 1.2 billion

Published On: April 26, 2018 08:25 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

SURKHET, April 26: The Karnali Province has unveiled a budget of Rs 1.2 billion in the 16th meeting of the provincial assembly Thursday. 

Minister for Internal Affairs and Planning in the Province, Prakash Jwala, informed that although the current fiscal year was nearing the final stage, the budget was brought for three months. 

Under the budget, 42.95 percent is allocated for the recurrent while the 57.05 percent for the capital. Fourteen sectors have been prioritized by the budget. 

The government has given priority to roadway, electricity, drinking water, irrigation, information technology, development of physical infrastructure, and promotion of domestic foreign tourism, commercialization of agriculture and its marketing, vocational education, production and management of skilled human resources, accessible health service. 

Moreover, the processing of the medicinal herbs, promotion of cooperatives, corruption control and promotion of good governance, social harmony and inclusion are also underscored by the budget. RSS

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