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Himanta Biswa Sarma praises Assam's economic growth, vows to enhance governance for a 'Viksit Assam'

Himanta Biswa Sarma praises Assam's economic growth, vows to enhance governance for a 'Viksit Assam'

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma praised the state's economy for its consistent growth since 2021. He assured that this growth is paving the way for a developed Assam.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma praised Assam’s economy for witnessing a consistent growth across several parameters since 2021.

Stating that the growing economy is laying the foundation for a Viksit Assam, the Assam CM assured to improve the performance of the state governance. 

Taking to the microblogging site on X, CM Himanta said, “Since 2021, Assam's economy has seen a consistent growth across several parameters, which is laying the foundation for a Viksit Assam. As we complete 3 years in office, we promise to get better.”

CM Himanta shared the economic achievements of the state in the last 3 years which have ushered in a new dawn for the economy of Assam.  

As per data shared by the Assam CM, the state GSDP for 2023-24 (AE) is Rs 5.70 lakh crore, while the estimated Per Capita Income for 2023-24 is Rs 1,35,787.

He also shared that Assam's Nominal economic growth for 2022-23 (QE) is 19.9 per cent which is faster than national average of 16.1 per cent.

Assam's budgetary expenditure in 2022-23 is Rs 1,27,283 crore, the capital expenditure in 2022-23 is Rs 16,338 crore, according to the CM.

As per data shared by Himanta, Assam's poverty headcount ratio now is 14.47 per cent which is down from 36.97 per cent.

Meanwhile, externally aided projects ongoing in Assam are worth Rs 58,064 crore.

Edited By: Avantika
Published On: Jun 02, 2024