AAP Rajya Sabha member Vikramjit Singh Sahney on Wednesday sought a complete monetary bundle from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Punjab. Sahney stated that the PM has spent appreciable time in Punjab throughout Emergency and is totally conscious of the state’s weak fiscal well being.
He added that mortgage on Punjab is Rs 2.63 Lakh Crore, which is 46% of GSDP and appreciable income goes on paying curiosity on these loans.
He requested the PM to contemplate curiosity moratorium on these loans in order that breather is given to Punjab to strengthen public finance.
Sahney added that Punjab is the most important contributor to nationwide buffer inventory and is guaranteeing meals safety of the nation however it’s not being reimbursed rates of interest on the funds used for procurement as really incurred by the state.
He added that Centre’s contribution of Rs 1500 per acre to cease stubble burning, which impacts northern India badly throughout winter months needs to be paid expeditiously.
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