New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is suffering from a pancreatic ailment, reached the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at the national capital, for the follow-up treatment. “The chief minister flew to Delhi at around 6 pm after the conclusion of the three-day state legislative assembly session,” the official said to PTI.
It is to be noted here that Parrikar is suffering from a pancreatic ailment and has been recuperating at his private residence at Dona Paula in Goa since October 14 last year, after he was discharged from AIIMS.
Last year in August, Parrikar underwent treatment in the US for nearly three months. He was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for a review health checkup on August 23, 2018, a day after he returned from the US.
On Wednesday, Parrikar had presented the annual budget for the financial year 2019-20 in the state assembly. Parrikar holds the finance portfolio.
The budget presented has total gross budgetary expenditure, including power purchase of Rs 19,548.69 crore as against Rs 17,123.98 crore for 2018-19, an increase of 14.16 per cent over last year.
In the budget speech, Parrikar had said that the total estimated expenditure on revenue account is Rs 13,308.26 crore, while the expenditure on capital account is Rs 4,987.45 crore.
According to PTI, he had said with the budget, the government has continued to lay stress on agriculture, education, health, information technology, employment, infrastructure and overall sustainable economic development of the state.
(With PTI inputs)