LAHORE: A Rs1.45 trillion estimated provincial budget outlay for the fiscal year 2015-2016 was presented in the Punjab Assembly by Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghous-Pasha on Friday, reported Radio Pakistan.
Dr Ayesha Ghous-Pasha is the first female finance minister to present the budget to the Punjab Assembly.
Provincial revenue during FY15-16 is expected to be Rs256bn, while Rs888.5bn will be received by Punjab as its share of the National Finance Commission award.
Punjab’s Annual Development Programme has been allocated Rs400bn. Rs20.1bn has been allocated specifically to women’s development over the coming fiscal year.