Telangana able to meet budget targets despite COVID

Sunday, 28 Feb, 7.26 am

Hyderabad: Despite the Covid-induced financial crisis and cuts in Central grants, the Telangana state government is inching closer to meet its budgetary targets for the current fiscal.

Officials said the state government was successful in implementing the welfare schemes for the poor and needy without imposing any cuts, on the back of increased revenue earnings here for the past three months. Adequate funds were sanctioned for the TRS government's flagship schemes like Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima, 24x7 free power to agriculture, Rs 1 per kg rice scheme, the Aasara pensions, the Kalyana Lakshmi, the Shaadi Mubarak etc.