Rs 35 cr to be spent annually for various works
In order to ensure smooth execution of priority works, the State government has decided to adopt Uniform Annual Budget Plan to take up projects across all the 40 assembly constituencies.
Under the Public Works Department (PWD), a State Policy has been adopted by the government, wherein annually Rs 35 crore would be spent towards various works involving roads and bridges, water supply and buildings. This is apart from Rs 2.50 crore to be spent through MLA-LAD scheme.
“In order to ensure various works proposed under the Capital Account and Revenue Account are taken up for smooth execution as per the priority, it is proposed to adopt Uniform Annual Budget Plan henceforth to take up projects in all the assembly constituencies during a particular financial year based on the priority set out by the Minister or MLAs and the departmental priority works,” the document stated.