Shillong: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma welcomed the Union Budget and termed it to be a positive budget.

Speaking with mediapersons, Sangma said, “It is a positive budget and we welcome it. It is the stimulus and push that the economy needed very much and today we have seen that there is going to be a huge push when it comes to infrastructure projects.”

Sangma added that there will be a huge push when it comes to issues regarding farmers and a huge push even in the health sector.

“Therefore, we are seeing that it is going to be a very positive budget with a positive impact on the economy and the push that was required is going to be there,” added Sangma.

Meghalaya will get a tax devolution of Rs 5,105 crore and a revenue gap grant of Rs 1,279 crore for 2021-22.

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