Bhubaneswar: 28/6/19:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today praised the Odisha Budget 2019-20 saying that aspirations of people of the state have been reflected in the budget.
Patnaik said two major manifesto promises– expansion of KALIA scheme and inclusion of all eligible farmers, landless labourers and sharecroppers; and health cover for women up to Rs 10 lakh– have been fulfilled in the budget.
“I am happy to note that funds have been allocated for Odia university as well as restoration works for FANI. Overall it is a pro-farmer, pro-women, pro-poor and growth oriented budget,” the CM said.
“I congratulate the Finance Minister for presenting a progressive budget with strong focus on development to accelerate the inclusive growth,” he added.