The Punjab government is expected to announce its budget for the upcoming fiscal year FY2019-20 in the second week of June. Previously, the provincial government had planned to present its budget in the third week of May.
The departments concerned were formally asked to finalise their development schemes by March.
The preparations to this effect have entered their final stage. According to the report, the government would present a developmental budget with an outlay of 278 billion Rupees in its announcement. Moreover, 40% of the total budgeted amount will reportedly be allocated for the education, health, and water sectors.