Chandigarh, March 5:  Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema on Tuesday presented the state's budget for the financial year 2024-25 with an allocation of over Rs 2 lakh crore, and said health and education are the focus areas of the government. Delhi Budget 2024: Finance Minister Atishi Presents FY25 Budget With Rs 76,000 Crore Outlay; To Give Rs 1,000 per Month to Every Woman, Free Electricity Continues

The Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) government has provided over 40,000 jobs in two years, he said while presenting the budget in the state assembly. Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann Dedicates India's Second Largest Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences to the Public (View Pics)

Of the total annual outlay of over Rs 2 lakh crore, Cheema said, Rs 13,784 crore has been earmarked for the agriculture sector and Rs 16,987 crore for the education sector.

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