Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein presented the state’s interim budget on Thursday, which will be valid from April 1 to July 31. The House later passed the vote on account by voice vote without initiating any discussion. A full budget for 2024-25 will be presented after the Lok Sabha polls and assembly elections in the state conclude.
Mein, who also holds the Finance, Planning and Investment portfolios, will make a statement on the interim budget on Friday during discussion on the motion of thanks to the Governor’s address. Under Article 116 of the Constitution, a vote on account is presented to meet essential government expenditure for a limited period until the budget is approved.