Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the 36,776 crore Delhi's budget in the Parliament today, as Delhi assembly has been kept under suspended animation and the President rule is in force.
Presenting the Delhi
Budget, Arun Jaitley announced the much awaited subsidy on power, and
has given per unit power subsidy of Rs 1.20 and Rs 0.80 for
consumption of electricity between 0 to 200 units and between 200 and
400 units respectively.
former Sheila Dikshit government had provided subsidy of Re 1 per
unit for consumption between 0-200 units and 200-400 units for
several years. Keeping the pre-poll promise, AAP government had
provided 50 per cent subsidy on electricity consumption of up to 400
units after coming to power. The subsidy scheme lapsed on March 31.