Total budget: Rs 517.24 billion
Regular Expenditure: Rs 275.66 billion
Development Expenditure: Rs 241.58 billion
Employee’s salary to increase by 18% along with dearness allowance of 1000 rupees for all level staffs.
Tax exemption limit increased from Rs 160,000 to Rs 200,000 for individual and Rs 200000 to Rs 250,000 for married salaried
Increment on duty of cigarettes by 9 % without filter
Increment on duty of cigarettes by 12 % with filter
Increment on excise duty in beer by 11 %
Increment on duty in alcohol items from 10.5 to 15 % depending on the brand and quality
Increment on import duty of cement by Rs 200 per ton
50 % rebate on customs duty for the import of news print imported by publication houses for their own publication.
Supply tax on Sand and Boulders doubled to curb illegal supply to India
The budget to bring back brick manufacturers in the VAT net
Skill development training to 22000 youths
Entrepreneurship orientation training to 50000 people
Economic growth projected for F/Y 2070/71 at 5.5 %.
Inflation rate estimated at 8 %.
Please refer to full version of Budget Speech and Budget Summary of F/Y 2013/14 inside the page Government under the page Download for further details.