Manish Sisodia presents Rozgar Budget for Delhi, 9.8% higher than last year

New Delhi, 26/3: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday presented the 8th Annual Budget with focus on employment.



Calling it ‘Rozgaar Budget’, Sisodia said that the Delhi government has come up with schemes that will provide jobs, food, and increased opportunities in business to those who have lost their livelihoods during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Sisodia said that the budget has an agenda to create new jobs for the people of Delhi and to boost economic recovery from the damage caused in recent years due to Covid-19, GST, and demonetisation.


“Economy of Delhi is slowly emerging from challenges amid the five waves of Covid-19 and due to this, the GSDP of Delhi at the current market prices, is likely to increase from Rs 7,85,342 cr in 2020-21 to Rs 9,23,967 cr in 2021-22. An increase of 17.65 per cent”, said Sisodia while presenting the budget.

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