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Delhi unveils first ‘Green Budget’, education gets push

Mar 22, 2018 19:57 IST
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Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia unveiled the first ‘Green Budget’ for the capital. The budget saw an increase from 2017 to Rs 53,000 crore from Rs 48,000 crore. There are measures to curb pollution and traffic congestion, like increasing the fleet of buses and inducting electric buses into the public transport system. The Delhi government is also pushing for better education with increasing the classrooms, incubating better facilities and even including a “happiness curriculum”. Health care saw allocation for more Mohalla clinics as well as development of new and the already existing hospitals. (Akriti Paracer)