In his budget address, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stated that 700 free healthcare centres will operate across the state under the 'Hindu Hriday Samrat Balasaheb Thackeray' clinic. Fadnavis stated that the Apla Davakhana clinics had a positive reaction in Mumbai and that additional centres will operate across the state. The Deputy Chief Minister also declared that Rs 3500 crore has been set aside for the health sector.
Fadnavis noted during the budget presentation that the spending for farmers has been boosted by Rs 6,900 crore, and the coverage of the government's Mahatma Phule Jan Arogya plan has been expanded from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh. The budget plans were read aloud in the Legislative Council by Deepak Kesarkar, Minister of State for School Education.
According to the state's Economic Survey document for the current fiscal year, Maharashtra's economy is expected to develop at a 6.8 percent annual rate for the fiscal year 2022-23 (April-March). The agricultural and allied sector in the state is predicted to increase by 10.2 percent during 2022-23, the industry sector by 6.1%, and the services sector by 6.4%, according to the paper released on Wednesday.
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