The budget for the year 2022-23 will come in June. No new tax will be imposed on the people of the state in the Union Budget for the year 2022-23. Finance Minister Harpal Cheema said that the budget to be presented in June will be in the name of the public.


Mann government is going to give a big relief to the people of Punjab who are facing inflation. Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema announced that no new tax would be levied on the people of the state in the Union Budget for the year 2022-23. The budget of Punjab will come in the first week of June.

During the press conference convened at Punjab Bhawan on Thursday, the Finance Minister said that the Punjab Government had taken excellent steps and sought suggestions from the people in the budget, on the basis of which the budget is being prepared. He said that people have given suggestions like improving infrastructure, simplifying the rules made for CLU, improving education and health facilities, increasing jobs and farmers’ income.

Women have spoken of quality education, while those in the industry have demanded an end to the Inspectory Raj. There have also been suggestions for promoting industrial development and power related reforms in Punjab. He said that the support received by the people for the initiative of the Punjab government would prove to be important in the budget of the state.

For the first time, such a budget is coming, which is the budget of the people and for the people. While preparing the budget, the opinion of farmers, domestic women, traders and common people will be kept in mind. Responding to a question, the Finance Minister said that coordination is being made with the Central Government in every matter.

Till May 10, more than 20 thousand suggestions came
The Finance Minister said that from May 2 to 10, the government has received more than 20 thousand suggestions through the portal, while 500 people have also sent memoranda. 4055 women have given their suggestions on the budget, in which issues like the right of girls to education, health facilities and equality have been raised. Out of the total consultations, ten percent suggestions have come from Ludhiana and Patiala. 8 from Fazilka and the rest from other districts have been received with suggestions.


Finance Minister Harpal Cheema said that the budget to be presented in June will be in the name of the public. The government can implement the model of Delhi in the budget being prepared by the suggestions of the people. Just as the main focus is on education and health in the budget of Delhi, in the same way the main emphasis will be on education and health in the budget of Punjab. The Punjab government is seeing this as an opportunity to make an important financial policy document.

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