Punjab government to present Rs 1200 billion budget for the fiscal year 2015-16
LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab government will be presenting budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 before the Provincial Assembly on Friday.
Provincial Minister for Finance Ayesha Ghous Pasha will be the first ever women to present proposed Rs1200 billion budget in the assembly.
Rs 410 billion have been allocated for the development works across the province.
The finance minister has decided to start laptop scheme after two years gap. Rs 5 billion will be allocated for the laptop scheme.
Rs 47 billion will be spent on Education while, Rs 60 billion will be allocated for energy.
A handsome amount of money will be allocated for LNG and coal to produce energy.
Meanwhile, new power projects will be started in Lahore, Sheikhupura and Faisalabad.