India, Feb. 23 -- Bihar's deputy chief minister Tar Kishore Prasad on Monday presented a budget worth Rs.218,302 crore for the year 2021-22, which is Rs.6,541 crore more than last year's budget estimate. This year the focus is on youth, women, agriculture, rural development, technical and skill education, and entrepreneurship development.

Presenting his maiden budget, Prasad said the budget has a separate allocation of Rs.4,671 crore for Bihar government's 'Seven Resolves (Part-2)' and promised the creation of over 20-lakh employment opportunities and development of skill centres and training institutes. In the 2020 Assembly election, joblessness had emerged as a big issue in Bihar.

"It is a budget to add pace to Bihar's inclusive growt...