Sushil Modi tables budget of over Rs 2L crore

PATNA: Bihar deputy chief minister cum finance minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday introduced report highest price range of fairly over Rs 2 lakh crore for the 2019-20 fiscal with a fiscal deficit of Rs 16,101.05 crore at 2.81 in line with cent of the gross state domestic product (GSDP), lower than the mandated three in line with cent underneath the FRBM Act.

“The state has had earnings surplus price range since 2007-08, and the 2019-20 price range additionally has the earnings surplus of Rs 21,516.99 crore for funding to create belongings,” Modi informed mediapersons at a presser after presenting the price range both in the state assembly and Bihar legislative council.

While the earnings receipts of the state have been estimated to be value Rs 1.76 lakh crore, the earnings expenditure could be around Rs 1.55 lakh crore, yielding the earnings surplus.

He said the 2019-20 price range is nearly nine occasions the state’s price range of Rs 23,885 crore for 2004-05. In share to its dimension, the 2019-20 price range accommodates scheme or plan expenditure of Rs 1.01 lakh crore and status quo and dedicated expenditure of Rs 99,110.01 crore.

“The sheer dimension of the price range means that it is pegged to maintaining the 11.three% expansion price in the GSDP that was once accomplished all through the 2017-18 fiscal,” Modi said.

“The state has the capability to spend the money. What we have now introduced is an estimate of the price range. Although the volume put underneath the scheme\plan head would possibly vary, as what the real quantity the state would get from the Centre as its income would depend on more than a few elements, together with its own tax receipts. Whatever the placement, we will spend the money,” he additionally said.

Incidentally, no new schemes were introduced, nor new taxes imposed. “There are several schemes which might be underneath implementation. Occasionally, the government declares new advantages through govt order, find it irresistible larger the input subsidy from Rs 6,000 to Rs 8,000 for farmers engaged in organic farming. Under the products and services and products tax (GST), the scope for imposition of clean taxes through any state executive has been hugely decreased,” Modi said.

Modi, who introduced his 10th price range since 2006-07 fiscal, said the total earnings receipts of the state has been expanding for the remaining 13 years. For 2019-20, the state’s receipts\income has been estimated to be Rs 2.01 lakh crore.


It comprises Rs 1.38 lakh crore coming from the Centre as a part of the state’s proportion in central taxes value Rs 89,121 crore and grants in aid to the tune of Rs 49,019 crore from the Centre as a result of more than a few centrally supported schemes, besides the state’s own tax earnings of Rs 38,606.47 crore and the non-tax earnings of Rs four,806.47 crore.


The overall receipts additionally include Rs 24,837.12 crore that the government hopes to boost via market borrowings and recoveries of loans. Modi said the exceptional public debt is to the tune of Rs 1.47 lakh crore in 2019-20.


Calling the state’s economic system as robust, Modi said the price range has been reflecting it on parameters like containment of fiscal deficit within three% of the GSDP, capability to make pastime payment for which the allotment is value Rs 10,723.four crore, and the allotment of Rs three,500 crore made to fill the useful resource hole of entities like Bihar Power Holding Corporation Limited that purchases power.


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