ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan on Thursday said the government was going to present a people-friendly budget for fiscal year 2021-22 in coming days aimed at ensuring provincial socio-economic development with a growth oriented economy. The government would present over Rs500 billion budget with a major chunk dedicated for education, health, water and road infrastructure to end the deprivation of the province.
In a video statement, the CM said the government has engaged public in budget making process for the next financial year 2021-22. He said the government was in coordination with departments and reviewed the last three year’s budgets to develop mechanism for formulating new budget. The government has absolutely focused on addressing issues of public and development of the province, he added.
The government was appreciated by the public which identified the areas of investment in terms of priority which improved the overall socio-economic situation in the province. The government has sought opinion and suggestions of public through various channels in making financial policies, resource allocation and fund utilization in the province, Jam Kamal said.
The finance department has also conduct a survey for incorporation in the budget of financial year 2021-22 and incorporated public’s recommendations in the budget.