New Delhi, Feb. 9 -- Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday presented a Rs 91,542-crore budget for the financial year 2019-20 in the state Assembly, saying the budget is aimed at welfare of all.
Baghel also holds the Finance portfolio.
Presenting his government's first budget, Baghel said: "I am presenting this budget with an intent of 'welfare of all' and want to assure that will use every penny collected from people's hard-earned money through taxes for their welfare only."
"As part of the paddy production promotion plan, the government proposes to allocate Rs 5,000 crore for purchasing the grain from farmers at a price of Rs 2,500 per quintal. The government had decided to waive short-term farm loans, whether it was take...