Distt govt approves budget for 2014-15

The district government on Thursday approved tax free budget of over Rs 8.58 billion for the fiscal year  2014-15.

DCO Ali Jan Khan presided over the meeting while EDO Finance Mian Tariq, DO Wajid Ali and others attended it.

Speaking on the occasion, the DCO said that over Rs 4.63 billion had been approved for education and over Rs 1.51 billion for health sector in the district.

He said over Rs 6.30 billion had been approved for non-development expenditures.

The district government will receive over Rs 6.61 billion from the Punjab government under provincial finance commission award, he added.

Source: APP