Sindh Presents Rs. 1.7 Trillion Tax-Free Budget

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Tuesday presented a Rs. 1.7 trillion tax-free and ‘pro-poor ‘ budget for the fiscal year 2022-23 with a development outlay of Rs. 332 billion.

The chief minister said that the total receipts of the Sindh government for the next financial year would total Rs. 1.67 trillion against the expenditures of Rs. 1.71 trillion resulting in a budget deficit of Rs. 33.84 billion.

An amount of Rs. 115 billion have been allocated for Sindh Police, and Rs. 13 billion has been allocated for transport projects. The provincial government is expecting sales tax on services to rake in Rs. 180 billion during the upcoming fiscal year.

Apart from these major expenditures, Rs. 30 billion has been allocated for the energy sector to save the province from an energy crisis. An amount of Rs. 5 billion has also been allocated for the Safe City project.

Keeping in mind the recent security threats in the province, the government has allocated a budget of Rs. 132 billion for law and order.

Rs. 220 billion has been allocated for the health sector. In addition, an amount of Rs. 17.5 billion has also been allocated as a health risk allowance. The budget of Sindh Institute of Urology (SIUT) has been increased to Rs. 10 billion from Rs. 7 billion revealed the minister.

The total spending on education would be Rs. 326 billion. An amount of Rs. 4 billion has also been approved for social welfare. Apart from this, the Sindh government has also allocated Rs. 224 billion for water supply and sewerage system.

  • Sindh ky numbers sirf numbers ki hadd tak hotey hyn..koi development nahin dikhney waley … no new road, no new bridge, no maintenance… galiyan jo 10 saal pehly ban gain ab kabhi nahin banney walein……garbaige kabhi manage nhin honey wala…

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