Budget allocations

Budget allocations

Chief Minister Raman Singh, presented a budget estimate of 76,032 crore for the fiscal 2017-18.

1.Welfare of poorest of the poor and inclusive growth; creation of development opportunities through infrastructure building and stregthening of human capital; digital inclusion and good governance are the highlights of the budget.
2. Goods and Services Tax is to be implemented soon. Hence, no major change in the tax structure is proposed.
3. Dr. Singh reaffirmed his commitment to the poor, the farmers, women, youth, the deprived sections of the society by introducing many pro-poor welfare measures. http://bit.ly/Clipper28App
4.The Estimated Revenue receipt is 66 thousand 94 crore, which includes the central share of centrally sponsored schemes i.e. 14 thousand 101 crore. With an estimated growth of 6.6 percent in tax revenue and 3.8 percent in non-tax revenue, the total growth in state’s own revenue is 6 percent.
5. The estimated expenditure is 7.58 percent higher than the revised estimate of 2016-17.
6. Revenue surplus is estimated at 4 thousand 781 crore.
7. Gross fiscal deficit is estimated at 9 thousand 647 crore, which is 3.49 percent of GSDP.
8. Due to plan and non-plan merger in central budget, the budget estimate of 2017-18 is classified as revenue expenditure and capital expenditure only.
9. Total revenue expenditure estimated is 61 thousand 313 crore and total capital expenditure is 14 thousand 454 crore. Capital expenditure is 19 percent of the total expenditure.
10. The budget allocates 36 percent of expenditure in development heads for Scheduled Tribe sector and 12 percent for the Scheduled Caste sector.
11. The Social sector expenditure is estimated at 41 percent and Economic sector expenditure is 38 percent of the total expenditure.

Sectorwise highlights of the budget

Welfare of the poorest and inclusive growth:

Food Security– 3 thousand 600 crore

Social Security
• Social Security Pension – 709 crore
• Scholarship for Students with Special Needs will be doubled –
1 crore 22 lakh
• Divyang College at Raipur – 2 crore 56 lakh

Labour Welfare
• Asangthit Karmakar Kalyan Mandal – 39 crore 75 lakh
• Mukhyamantri Shram Anna Sahayata Yojna – Hot Cooked food for labourers – to be implemented in 10 districts.

Agriculture and allied sectors
• Agriculture Budget – 10 thousand 433 crore – 26 percent increase from 2016-17
• Minor irrigation schemes – 131 crore.
• Organic Farming Mission – 25 crore.
• New Agriculture College at Narayanpur – 1 crore.
• KVK Raipur to be developed as model KVK – 1 crore.
• Biotechnology Park – 1 crore.
• Interest subsidy on short term agricultural loan – 197 crore 36 lakhs.
• Sugarcane bonus – 40 crore.
• 25 new Veterinary Dispensaries – 1 crore 19 lakh.
• 20 new Veterinary Hospitals – 1 crore 82 lakh.
• Neel Kranti Scheme (fisheries) – 26 crore.

Women and Child Welfare
• Model Anganbadi centres – 4 crore 85 lakh.
• 100 bedded MCH clinic at Balod,Kondagaon – 5 crore
• 50 bedded MCH clinic at Katghora, Gaurela, Nagri, Pandaria –
4 crore
• Supplementary Nutrition Programme – 514 crore.
• ICDS – 582 crore.
• Sabla – 168 crore.
• Mukhyamantri Amrit Yojna – 25 crore.
• Mahtari Jatan Yojna – 25 crore.
Welfare of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe
• SC, ST Stipend – from 850 – 900 per month – 11 crore 29 lakh.
• 500 seater PTG hostel at Kui-Kukudur Kabirdham
• New coaching centres at Kabirdham and Narayanpur – 98 lakh.
• 50 Ashram/Hostel buildings – 20 crore.
• 200 Homeguard houses – 6 crore.
• Toilets in 75 girls hostel – 6 crore.

School Education
• Teaching through NCERT books in 11th class
• English kit to be distributed in all Primary Schools
• 9 Javahar Navoday Vidyalay at Bijapur, Sukma, Kondagaon, Gariyaband, Bemetara, Mungeli, Balodabazar, Sarguja, Balrampur.
• 3 new Kendriya Vidyalaya at Bijapur, Sukma, Naya Raipur.
• 125 new high schools and 125 higher secondary schools – 5 crore.
• New school buildings – 53 crore.
• SSA – 1 thousand 500 crore.
• RMSA – 722 crore.
• MDM – 569 crore.
• Textbook distribution – 100 crore.
• Uniform distribution – 76 crore 50 lakh.

Health
• Mukhyamantri health insurance – amount to be increased from 30 thousand to 50 thousand.
• 15 new Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres – 4 crore 50 lakh.
• Mental Hospital at Sendri Bilaspur – 200 bedded – 18 crore 16 lakh.
• Mukhyamantri Medical Fellowship Prog. – 1 crore
• 242 PHCs to provide 24 hours healthcare facility – 10 crore 50 lakh.
• Cancer Hospital, Manendragarh – 10 crore.
• 25 new sub PHCs and 10 PHCs – 3 crore 25 lakh.

Panchayat and Rural Development
• Swachch Bharat Mission – 1 thousand crore.
• PM Awas Yojna – 2 thousand 841 crore.
• MGNREGA – 1 thousand 202 crore.
• PMGSY – 1 thousand 171 crore.
• Livelihood Mission – 215 crore.
• Janpad Vikas Nidhi – 73 crore.

Forest
• Tendupatta collection rate increase – From 1 thousand 500 to 1 thousand 800 per bag.
• Hariyali Prasar – 63 crore.

Creation of Development Opportunities
Infrastructure
Energy
• All habitations to be electrified by March 2018 – 140 crore.
• Saur Sujla Yojna – For Irrigation – 554 crore.
• Free electricity for agricultural pumps – 2 thousand 171 crore.
• Single point connection – 419 crore.

PWD Public Works
• 5 thousand 63 crore for roads and bridges
• New State Highways – 208 crore.
• Railway Overbridge – 200 crore.
• ADB aidded Roads – 900 crore.
• Road Development Corporation – 792 crore.
• All Block Head Quarters to be connected with 2 Lane Roads.
• Central Road Fund – 350 crore.
• RRP Phase II (LWE areas) – 891 Km Roads, 11 Bridges – total cost 2 thousand 400 crore.

Irrigation
• LTIF (NABARD) – Kelo, Kharang and Maniyari irrigation projects – 200 crore.

Drinking Water
• National Rural Drinking Water Prog. – 160 crore
• Solar Energy based drinking water – 96 crore 56 lakh.
• 10 Habitations in each Vidhansabha area to have solar energy based drinking water arrangement from 5 percent of

Saur Sujla Yojna fund.
• Urban drinking water projects – 190 crore.

Urban Development
• LED Street Lights in 6 Municipal corporation – 28 crore.
• Swachch Bharat Mission – 316 crore.
• Amrit Mission – 210 crore. http://bit.ly/Clipper28App

• PM Awas Yojna – 200 crore.
• Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Sarv Samaj Manglik Bhawan scheme to be started – 3 crore for municipal corporation, 1.5 crore for municipal council, 75 lakh for nagar panchayat.

Aviation
• Regional Connectivity Scheme – 10 crore.
• Bijapur and Dantewada airstrip – 23 crore

Tourism
• Tribal Tourism Circuit – 100 crore project – 14 tourist places of 7 districts included. http://bit.ly/Clipper28App

Sports
• 31 Mini Stadium – 6 crore 20 lakh.

Skill Develoment, Technical Education, Science Technology
• 5 new ITIs at Balrampur, Sahaspur Lohara, Chhindgarh, Mardapal, Borla – 5 crore 22 lakh.
• 20 Hostel buildings in Livelihood Colleges – 7 crore 68 lakh.
• New Polytechnic at Balod – 1 crore 65 lakh.
• Science City, Category 2 at Ambikapur – 1 crore.

Higher Education
• 5 new Colleges at Sariya, Chandrapur, Birgaon, Kharora, Katekalyan.
• New subjects in 50 colleges – 10 crore 75 lakh.
• BCA course in 20 colleges – 2 crore
• State Assessment and Accreditation Council – 2 crore

Industry
• New Industrial Areas at Bhatapara, Lakhanpuri (Kanker) and Mahrumkala (Rajnandgaon).

Digital Inclusion
• SKY – Suchna Kranti Yojna for distribution of 45 lakh smartphones – 200 crore.
• Bastar Net Project – Digital Information Highway.
• Digital Army of 18 lakh people – trained for payement in digital/cashless mode.
• All fair price shops are being linked to digital payment mode. In first phase PDS in 5 districts to go cashless.
• Laptop and Tablet distribution – 80 crore.

Good Governance
• Dial 112 scheme to provide speedy police assistance in cases of crime, accidents, any medical emergency. Police assistance to be provided in 10 minutes in urban areas and half an hour in rural areas. – 50 crore.
• Mukhyamantri Sushashan Fellowship scheme – To obtain services of professionals for good governance – 3 crore.
• 10 thousand houses for police personnel and 6 thousand 424 houses for governement staff to be constructed in two years.
• 8 new subdivisions at Gurur, Berla, Kasdol, Manpur, Gandai, Rajim, Dondi-Lohara, Arang – 6 crore.
• 200 posts of Patwari, 300 of Revenue Inspector, 27 of Tehsildar and 50 of Nayab Tehsildar will be created – 18 crore.
• 8 new Thanas, 6 new chowki and upgradation of 1 chowki – 13 crore 34 lakh.
• E-Track in Transport department – 5 crore 22 lakh.

Tax Proposals
Consumers will get half a percent tax relief in case of payment through digital mode except for specified articles like cement, steel, coal, diesel, petrol, kerosene, motor vehicle, pan masala, tobacco products. This arrangement will operate till the time GST is implemented.

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