Other States

Nagaland Assembly passes ₹21,068.85 crore state budget

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio  

The House rejected the cut motions moved by opposition members of the Naga People’s Front

The Nagaland Assembly on Saturday passed the state budget of ₹21,068.85 crore for the fiscal 2020-21 by voice vote.

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who also holds the charge of the finance portfolio, had presented the ₹2,358.81 crore deficit budget on February 13 in the Assembly.

Following two days of debate, it was passed on Saturday.

The House rejected the cut motions moved by opposition members of the Naga People’s Front.

The House also passed the Nagaland Appropriation (No 2) Bill, 2020, authorising the Peoples’ Democratic Alliance (PDA) government to withdraw the budgetary amount from the consolidated fund of the state for the financial year, ending March 31, 2021.

After the passage of the budget and announcement of the constitution of various financial and non-financial committees, Speaker Sharingain Longkumer adjourned the House sine die.

A letter from the Editor


Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jun 2, 2020 3:39:09 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/nagaland-assembly-passes-2106885-crore-state-budget/article30829559.ece

Next Story