Bhubaneswar, 23/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Odisha Council of Ministers on Thursday approved a supplementary statement of expenditure worth Rs 9, 829 crore for 2017-18.
The decision was taken at the meeting of council of ministers chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at state secretariat here.
“The supplementary budget would be placed in Odisha assembly on November 30 during the winter session. The Appropriation Bill will be tabled in the House on December 12”, Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera informed after the meeting.
Steps were taken to accommodate several public welfare schemes introduced by the state government recently and few others for which the Centre has curtailed allocation, Behera added.