21-08-2014 03:37 AM | India

Agricultural budget will be a permanent feature, says Minister

The budgetary allocation to agriculture and allied sectors, including free power subsidy and loan waiver, would be between Rs.10,000 crore and Rs.20,000 crore, according to Agriculture Minister P.Pulla Rao, who is all set to present Agriculture Budget for 2014-15 to the Assembly on August 22.

In an informal chat with reporters in the Assembly lobbies on Tuesday, he said the government would be spending nearly Rs.3,000 crore on power subsidy this year.
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