The Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu government of Himachal Pradesh presented the state budget on Friday. In this, provision has been made for a unique ‘cow cess’ on the sale of every bottle of liquor.
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Himachal Pradesh Budget 2023-24: Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu in Himachal Pradesh (Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu) The government presented the budget for the financial year 2023-24 on Friday. unique in this budget ‘Cow Tax’ A provision has been made, which will be levied at the rate of Rs 10 on the sale of every bottle of liquor. Basically it is a cess on the sale of liquor. (cess) will be recovered as such.
Presenting the budget in the state assembly, Chief Minister Sukhwinder Sukhu said that the state government would get a revenue of Rs 100 crore every year. Apart from Himachal Pradesh, ‘cow cess’ is also collected in many other states of the country. These include Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
It will be useful to remove stray cows from the road
The ‘cow cess’ has been imposed in different states of the country. It is being used to remove stray cows from the streets and arrange for their care. The rate of cow cess imposed in different states ranges from 2 percent to 20 percent.
Apart from liquor, in different states, it is being charged on luxury goods or services, electricity bills, marriage marriage houses etc. So that it does not affect the poor.
The Himachal Pradesh government has fixed it at Rs 10 for all bottles of liquor. It will have nothing to do with the price, size, type or quantity of the liquor bottle.
Sukhu presented the first budget
This is the first budget of the Sukhu government of the Congress after the assembly elections in the state. Apart from cow cess, an announcement has also been made in the budget to improve the state’s public transport. Government at a total cost of Rs 1,000 crore Electric bus to 1,500 diesel buses Will change in
Apart from this, to promote tourism in Himachal Pradesh, to promote Kangra as ‘Tourism Capital’. The work of connecting all the districts with the heliport will also be done.
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