MP Budget development and employment-oriented: Jha

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh BJP President Prabhat Jha on Thursday described the State's 2011-12 budget as development and empolyment-oriented aimed at the welfare of common man.

"This budget has taken care of villages, poor farmers and backward people as it has nearly 50 per cent provisions for their welfare," Jha said in his reaction to the state budget which was presented here today in the State Assembly.

It has made huge provisions for roads, energy, education, rural development, health, irrigation and SC/STs development, he said adding it has also not imposed any new tax on the people of the state.

The State has also left the Centre behind in terms of growth rate as the state's GDP registered a growth of 8.49 per cent.

It is not only development and employment-oriented but also taken care of common man's all needs.