Chennai: The Transport department of Tamil Nadu will be allocated with Rs 1,287 for its improvement and management. The state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam announced on Friday that 2,000 battery run buses will be operated in Chennai, Madurai and Coimbatore.
Tamil Nadu’s budget is being presented on Friday by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who holds the Finance portfolio.
The budget for 2019-20 was started in the House at 10:00 am.
The state Finance Minister started the session with Thirukural and praised the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for her policy based decisions. He highlighted the achievements and milestones happened in Tamil Nadu during the AIADMK governance.