Sindh CM Presenting Budget Amidst Opposition’s Hue And Cry

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

15th Jun, 2021. 04:50 pm

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah is presenting a budget worth more than Rs 14 trillion for the next financial year 21-2022.

During his budget speech in the House, the Chief Minister said that building our achievements is a continuation of our policies.

“We have worked out a detailed strategy for the expansion of the health sector,” he said.

Sindh CM revealed the following plans for the next financial year,

  • In particular, Rs 24.72 billion has been allocated for dealing with the pandemic.
  • 964 posts of different levels will be created in the health sector.
  • 18.32 billion has been proposed for the procurement of medicines.
    Rs 2 billion has been earmarked for the purchase of PCR and PPE kits, with a total estimate of Rs 20.822 billion.
  • Bio-Safety Lab III will be set up at Sindh Infectious Diseases Hospital Karachi.
  • Oxygen Generation / Medical Gas Plant will be installed and supplied in major hospitals of Sindh.
  • Sindh Institute of Child Health Korangi No. 5 will be established.
    Accident Emergency Centers will be set up, there are two schemes of Accident Emergency Centers, one will be built at Bola Khan Interchange Motorway and the other at Hawks Bay Karachi.
  • Sindh Human Capital Projects is a Sindh 1000 Days Plus program, consisting of stable healthcare services and universal healthcare coverage with a total cost of $400 million.
  • A state-of-the-art mother and child health care centre will be set up at a total cost of Rs 4.789 billion. The child health care centre will be set up under a JICA grant.

The budget session commenced in the Sindh Assembly. As soon as the session started, the opposition members started protesting and hung placards on the seats.

When Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah started presenting the budget for the financial year 2-2022, the opposition started hue and cry, whistles started blowing in the assembly hall and slogans were chanted.

Due to the noise of the opposition, the assembly hall began to look like a fish market and no sound could be heard.

Presenting the Sindh budget, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah put headphones on his ears to avoid the noise and continued the budget speech despite the noise.

The Speaker of the Sindh Assembly expressed his indignation over the attitude of the opposition.

Budget 2021-22: Sindh To Unveil 10 Mega Schemes For Karachi

Sindh government to launch 10 new mega projects for Karachi in the provincial budget  2021-22

Around 24 billion rupees allocation is proposed for the schemes, added sources.

The budget 2021-22 would have water supply and road construction projects for the port city.

In the provincial budget, distributions have been made for the development schemes in Lyari, Malir, Baldia Town, Keamari, and the District Central.

The budget applications included a 20 per cent increment in salaries of the government employees, while a 20% increase in pensions is also predictable in the new Sindh budget.

The salaries are likewise expected to be improved by the compensation sizes of the workers.

The new monetary year’s financial plan proposes an Rs three billion assignment for the acquisition of transports for Karachi.

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, who likewise holds the finance portfolio of Sindh, will introduce the spending plan on June 15.

Budget 2021-22: Sindh To Allocate Rs 3bn For Public Transport In Karachi

Sindh government has decided to assign more than Rs3 billion for the obtaining of new buses in Karachi in the provincial budget 2021-22.

The provincial government has decided to launch 10 new mega projects for Karachi in the upcoming budget. Around 24 billion rupees distribution is proposed for the schemes, stated sources.

The budget plan would have water supply and street development projects for the port city.

In the provincial budget plan, allotments have been made for the plans in Lyari, Malir, Baldia Town, Keamari, and the District Central.

The spending proposition remembered 20% addition in pensions of the public authority representatives, while 20% expansion in benefits is likewise expected in the new Sindh financial plan.

The salaries are also expected to be upgraded by the compensation sizes of the workers.

Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, who holds the arrangement of provincial finance also, will present on June 15 the provincial budget plan in Sindh Assembly for the monetary year 2021-22.

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