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UP Budget focuses on infra, employment, youth & women, says state finance minister

By Shgun S -- May 26, 2022 11:51 am -- Updated:May 26, 2022 11:51 am

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), May 26: Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna said that the state's budget for 2022-2023 would focus on infrastructure, employment generation, youth and women.

Addressing the media on Thursday, the state minister said it's the first budget in the second innings of the UP government.

"We would try to fulfil our promises. The focus of this Budget is on the creation of infrastructure, generation of employment opportunities, youth and women. No new tax has been introduced," Khanna added.

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He further highlighted that "Our economic situation has been improving even during the pandemic."

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Khanna also stated that the target is to make the UP economy $1 trillion in size, to help fulfil prime minister Narendra Modi's goal of making India a $5 trillion economy.

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