As the State had performed appreciably along various fiscal parameters amid a slowdown at the national level, Haryana Finance Minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha did not levy any fresh taxes while presenting the Budget for 2013-14 in the Assembly on Friday.

To achieve the objective of “Faster, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth” in the 12th Five Year Plan, Mr. Chattha proposed an outlay of Rs.27,071.32 crore, which included an Annual Plan of Rs.18,000 crore, which was 24 per cent higher than in the previous fiscal.

An additional outlay of Rs.2,352.65 crore through Centrally-sponsored schemes is expected to raise the composite Plan outlay to Rs.20,352.65 crore.

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