This was the Prime Minister’s first visit to the party headquarter after the historic completion of the G20 summit under India’s Presidency in Delhi.
The Chhattisgarh government has estimated growth of Gross Domestic Production (GDP) at 8 per cent for the year 20222-23 in its economic survey which is higher than the country’s GDP by 1 per cent .
Food and Civil Supplies Minister Amarjit Bhagat presented the economic survey report in the state assembly on Friday. The report estimated the GDP at 8 per cent, higher than the previous year’s market value.
At the same time, the per capita income in the state has been estimated to be 1 lakh 33 thousand and 898 in the year 2022-23, an increase of 10.93 per cent from 13.7 per cent in the previous financial year.
The minister said that Chhattisgarh is lagging behind in terms of national per capita income. While the national per capita income is 1 lakh 70 thousand, it is estimated to be Rs 1 lakh 33 thousand 898 in the state.
Similarly, growth is predicted to be 5.93 per cent in the agriculture sector, 7.83 per cent in the industry sector and 9.29 per cent in the service sector.
The Economic Survey further estimated an increase of 6.06 per cent in revenue receipt as compared to the previous year while 7.55 per cent increase is predicted in total tax revenue in the financial year 2022-23. Contribution of tax revenue in the total revenue receipt in the financial year 2022-23 is estimated at 63.79 per cent.
The revenue receipt is estimated at around Rs 89,073.25 crore whereas the revenue expenditure is estimated to be at Rs 88,371.61 crore in the year 2022-23, the minister informed.
Bhagat claimed that the infant mortality rate in Chhattisgarh was 77 per one thousand births in the year 2001, which has come down to 38 in the year 2022. In the Sustainable Development Goal, the target of infant mortality rate was fixed at 15 by the year 2030. Similarly, the maternal mortality rate was 379 per one lakh births during 2001-2003, which decreased to 137.