Odisha : Per Head Debt Goes Up To Rs 18,497

 

Bhubaneswar, 17/2/20

Odisha’s debt burden is estimated at Rs 84, 676 crore as per the government’s admission in the State assembly on Monday.

The Finance Minister Nirajnan Pujhari told the assembly today that the per head loan burden has gone up to at Rs 18,497 till December 2019.

The government’s debt burden is likely to cross Rs 1.06 lakh crore by March in 2020 which will be 19.2 per cent of the Gross State Domestic Product.

The loan burden of the state was Rs 18,100 crore in 1999-2000 when Naveen Patnaik government came to power.