Pakistan News / Sindh Budget 2012-13 > The coalition government of Sindh unveiled the province’s annual budget for 2012-13 envisaging a total outlay of Rs578 billion here at Sindh Assembly on Monday.
Provincial Minister for Finance, Syed Murad Ali presented the budget at a special session of the Sindh Assembly chaired by Speaker Nisar Khuhro.
The provincial budget sets the target for its total revenue receipts at Rs570 billion while Rs231 billion have been set aside for the development programme.
The Minister said that Group Life Insurance for the government servants has been doubled, adding as many as 20,000 employments will be provided to the citizens of the province in the next fiscal.
An allocation of Rs117 billion has been made for education sector.
Murad Ali Shah claimed that the present government had spent Rs644 billion on development expenditure during the last 5 years while rehabilitation of flood-stricken areas was carried out at an accelerated pace.