Madhya Pradesh: Hike in Haj committee, Waqt board among major announcements

Madhya Pradesh: Hike in Haj committee, Waqt board among major announcements

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath has presented his budget plan today where his proposed allocation for the welfare of bovines is Rs 132 Crores apart from hiked grant to the State Waqf board and Haj committee.

Tabled by Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot the budget proposes a three-fold hike in the honorarium for the priests working in the registered temples besides allocation of Rs 8000 crore to waive remaining loans of the state’s farmers, News18 reports.

He said the ruling Congress had written off loans worth Rs 7,000 crore of 20 lakh farmers within 128 days of coming to power.

“A provision has been made to generate employment for youths under which the skill training programme would be given an impetus.

“Besides, the grants for the Madhya Pradesh Waqf Board and the Haj committee have been hiked. More than Rs 821 crore has been earmarked for the OBC and Minorities Department,” the Minister added.