Imphal, July 21: Congress MLA K. Meghachandra has draw the attention of the house on the 2nd sitting of the 2nd session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly session for review of the budget as proposed estimate on priority area are not sufficient besides lagging proper vision.
During the general discussion hour of the Budget Estimate, K. Meghachandra said that the budget estimate tabled yesterday by the Finance Minister lacks vision and does not have any direction.
“ Nothing about the employment generation for jobless youth has been reflected to the budget tabled yesterday even though Works Minister Th. Bishwajit had promised jobs to over 7.5 lakhs jobless youths of the state.
K. Meghachandra further said that when the state is reeling under tremendous disastrous phenomenon and when the state cabinet had even declare the state as natural calamities, however in the budget present yesterday by the Finance Minister only 7.5 crore has been allocated for flood, the MLA said.
He further added that important area like Agriculture and employment to jobless youth has not been mention in the budget.
The priority area electricity is completely left out in the budget ad moreover budget allocation for road connectivity is not sufficient, K. Meghachandra added.