Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar presenting budget.

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Haryana Govt Schools To Provide Free Education From Classes 9-12

Under Rs 1.55 lakh crore budget presented on March 12, Haryana Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced free education for classes 9 to 12 in government schools. For 2021-22, Khattar allocated Rs 18,410 crore for education, 17.8% higher than 2020. Reportedly, the government will make Special Education Zones (SEZ) for underprivileged students and promote technology-based learning. Besides, the construction of new… read-more

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 05:02 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, Budget Presentation, free education, Special Education Zones

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Punjab FM Manpreet Singh Badal.

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Punjab Govt Waives Agri Loans Worth Rs 1,186 Cr, Doubles Old-Age Pension

The Punjab government, in its budget statement on March 8, announced to waive off agricultural loans of 1.13 lakh farmers, amounting to Rs 1,186 crore. Presenting the budget with a total outlay of Rs 1,68,015 crore for the financial year 2021-22, the government has also stated to waive off Rs 526 crore of landless farmers. Besides, State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal has also raised old-age pension from Rs 750 to Rs 1,500.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 03:30 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Punjab, Finance Minister, Manpreet Singh Badal, Budget Presentation, farm loans, Old-Age Pension

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