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AIZAWL | FEB 20, 2020:
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Thursday presented a Rs 10,081 crore budget for the ficsal 2020-21 in the state Assembly, focusing on the implementation of the government's socio-economic development programmes.
He said the state budget for the next fiscal is "free from deficit and estimated to have a revenue surplus of Rs 763.11 crore in spite of limited resources".
This is the second full budget of the Mizo National Front (MNF) government after it came to power in December 2018.
He said the state government laid emphasis on the implementation of Socio-Economic Development Policy (SEDP) with an allocation of Rs 513 crore for FY21.
According to the chief minister, the northeastern state has witnessed "significance progress" in terms of economic and social parameters.