India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget document for 2023-24 in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This was the fourth budget of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government in its second term. The providential threshold for developing the India of the Amrit Kaal is the Union Budget 2023. President Murmu’s residence expenses have been cut by ₹10 crores.
President Droupadi Murmu’s Salary For 2023-24
The President’s office and other expenses have been allotted ₹90.14 crore, an increase of ₹5.34 crore from the ₹84.8 crore proposed in the previous budget. According to the paper, ₹60 lakh of the overall budget has been set aside for President Murmu’s salary and benefits. The President’s Secretariat will cost ₹53.32 crore, while the President’s domestic establishment will cost ₹36.22 crore. It consists of the president’s discretionary grants and staff wages.
From ₹37.93 crore in the previous budget to ₹53.32 crore, the President’s Secretariat’s allotment has increased by ₹15.39 crore. For the President’s family expenses, the government has set aside ₹36.22 crore in the Union Budget 2023–24. Salaries for the staff are included. There was a significant decrease of ₹10 crore from the revised forecasts for the current fiscal year.
The Goal Is To Make India Atma Nirbhar
President Droupadi Murmu stated that the goal is to make India “atma nirbhar” in her inaugural address to the joint session of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The creation of a country by 2047 that will be rooted in the glory of the past and possess all the finest facets of modernity is the focus, she said. . She said that we must create an India that is “atma nirbhar” and able to carry out its humanitarian obligations.
On Thursday, separate debates in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha will begin over President Droupadi Murmu’s address to both Houses of Parliament gathered together on January 31. In the afternoon, a motion of appreciation for the president’s speech will be introduced in both Houses.
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS Dr Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, MoS Shri Pankaj Chaudhary and senior officials of the Ministry of Finance called on President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting the Union Budget 2023-24. pic.twitter.com/Nun9hhaVyi
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