Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai presented the state budget 2023-24 on Friday.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai presented the state budget for 2023-24 on Friday. During this, the CM made a big announcement and said that a Ram temple would be constructed in Ramnagar, Bengaluru.
Promise of construction of Ram temple
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has promised to build a temple in Karnataka like the grand Ram temple being built in Ayodhya. Announcing this during the budget session, the Chief Minister said that in the next 2 years, the Karnataka government will undertake extensive development and renovation of temples and maths with an expenditure of ₹1,000 crore.
This will be the second budget of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and the last budget of the BJP government in the current term. Presenting the budget, Bommai allotted funds for flood control, traffic management and basic infrastructure in Bengaluru. While increasing the budget for the farmers, he increased the interest free loan from 3 lakh to 5 lakh.
Along with this, he told that there was a total increase of 26 percent in the GST collection of the state as compared to last year.
At the same time, he sanctioned Rs 10,000 to the farmers under the Bhu Siri scheme for the farmers. Under the Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, an amount of Rs 150 crore has been sanctioned to the families of the farmers.
‘5 crores to stop violence against animals’
Presenting the budget, he said that Rs 5 crore has been released to the Animal Welfare Board to prevent violence against animals. He has approved a scheme of Rs 5 crore to develop the Mudhol Hound breed.
The supply of tax-free diesel to farmers will be increased from 1.5 lakh kilo liters to 2 lakh kilo litres.