Bihar Budget 2021 Highlights: Bihar’s Nitish Kumar government on Monday presented a budget of Rs 2.18 lakh crore for the financial year 2021-22, in which no new tax has been proposed. Special emphasis has been laid on education, health, roads and rural development in the budget. Presenting the state budget of Rs 2,18,302.70 crore for the financial year 2021-22 after lunch in Bihar Legislative Assembly, Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Tarkishore Prasad said that he hoped that this budget will bring prosperity in the state. He said that this budget is Rs 6541.21 crore more than the budget of the current financial year 2020-21 and the revenue surplus in 2021-22 is estimated at Rs 9195.90 crore.
Provision for maximum education
Tarkishore said that in the budget of 2021-22, the maximum provision of Rs 38035.93 crore has been made for the education sector. After this a provision of Rs 16,835.67 crore for rural development, Rs 15,227.74 crore for road, Rs 13,264.87 crore for health and 8560.00 crore for energy sector. He said that in this budget, seven targets under seven Nyaya-2, youth power, progress of Bihar, strong women-able women, irrigation water till every farm, clean village-rich village, clean city-developed city, accessible connectivity and A provision of Rs 4671.00 crore has been made for additional health care for all.
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Skill development and entrepreneurship department will be formed
Tarkishore said that for the development of skills and entrepreneurship, a separate Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will now be formed, which will include industrial training institutes, ITIs and polytechnic institutes. The budget document states that excluding 2012-13, the state budget has been a revenue surplus since 2008-09 and the size of the budget this year 2004-05, when Nitish government first came to power, was nine out of its Rs 23,885 crore.