Madhya Pradesh annual Budget 2017-18 presented

Posted on:02 Mar 2017 18:07:53
Madhya Pradesh annual Budget 2017-18 presented
02 March 2017 Current Affairs: Jayant Malaiyya, the finance minister of Madhya Pradesh, on 1 March 2017 presented the annual state budget of the financial year 2017-18 in the legislative assembly. The size of the budget 2017-18 is Rs 185564.27 crore, with a revenue surplus of Rs 4596.40 crore. 

While presenting the budget, Malaiyya announced that the recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission will be implemented from 1 January 2016. The hiked salaries will be paid from July 2017; however, arrears of 18 months will be paid in instalments.

As per a report, the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission will benefit about eight lakh government employees including four lakh regular employees.

Fiscal Indicators

• Fiscal Deficit: Estimated at 3.49 per cent of GSDP.

• Revenue Surplus: Estimated at 0.63 per cent of GSDP.

• Interest payments: Estimated at 8.30 per cent of Revenue Receipts.

Highlights of allocations in the 2017-18 Madhya Pradesh Budget

Agriculture: Allocations in the agriculture section were made under different heads and they are

• Rs 33564 crore was allocated for the year 2017-18 for 'Krishi' Budget.

• Rs 2000 crore was allocated for "Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme"

• Rs 400 crore was allocated for Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.

• Rs 305 crore was allocated for National Food Security Mission.

• Rs 40 crore was allocated for agricultural mechanisation

• Rs 46 crore was allocated subsidy for Tractor and agricultural equipment.

• Rs 14 crore was allocated grant for the establishment of Custom Hiring Centre.

Horticulture

• Rs 140 crore was allocated for micro-irrigation.

• Rs 92 crore was allocated for Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna.

• Rs 62 crore was allocated for National Horticulture Mission.

• Rs 50 crore was allocated for Crop Insurance Scheme.

• Rs 50 crore was allocated to enhance the storage capacity for onion.

Veterinary and Fisheries

• Rs 91 crore was allocated for fisheries.

• Rs 1001 crore was allocated for various departmental schemes.

Forestry

• Rs 2704 crore was allocated for various schemes of Forest Department.

• Rs 102 crore was allocated for plantation of fruit and non-fruit trees on Narmada river bank.

Rural Development

• Rs 3500 crore was allocated for Housing for All scheme in rural areas under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana.

• Rs 2642 crore was allocated under the recommendation of the 14th Finance Commission.

• Rs 2000 crore was allocated under Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.

• Rs 1750 crore was allocated for the disposal/management of liquid and solid waste in 3000 Gram Panchayats under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan.

• Rs 1127 crore was allocated for providing basic amenities to Panchayats.

• Rs 633 crore was allocated for National Rural Livelihood Mission.

Urban Development

• Rs 1000 crore was allocated for 'Housing for All' scheme in urban areas.

• Rs 700 crore was allocated for 'AMRUT Yojana'

• Rs 700 crore was allocated under SMART City Scheme. It proposes to include Sagar and Satna City in the second phase.

• Rs 600 crore was allocated for Swacch Bharat Abhiyan'.

• Rs 190 crore was allocated for 'Mukhyamantri Shahari Peyajal Yojna'.

• Rs 170 crore was allocated for UIDSSMT

• Rs 105 crore was allocated under National Urban Livelihood Mission.

• Rs 10 crore was allocated for developing infrastructure under 'Deendayal Rasoi Yojana'.

Women and Child Development

• Rs 972 crore was allocated under 'Ladli Laxmi Yojana'.

• Rs 90 crore was allocated for construction of Anganwadi buildings.

• Establishment of 6 new rehabilitation centres.

• The increase in the number of beds in 24 rehabilitation centres.

Roads and Bridges

• Rs 5966 crore was allocated for Roads and Bridges.

• Rs 2850 crore was allocated for PMGSY in the year 2017-18.

• Rs 1418 crore was allocated for maintenance of roads.

• Rs 400 crore was allocated for 'Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak evam Adhosanrachana Yojana'.

• Rs 186 crore was allocated for State Rural Road connectivity scheme.

Irrigation facilities

• Rs 9850 crore was allocated under the capital head for irrigation schemes.

• Development of irrigation capacity of 33 lac hectares of agricultural land during the 12th Five Year period in irrigation schemes.

Drinking Water

• Program to facilitate water supply through pipelines in habitations with population of more than 1000.

• Rs 552 crore was allocated for 'Samooh Nal Jal Yojna'.

• Rs 900 crore was allocated for State rural drinking water program.

• 90 per cent increase in the budget of PHE department for the year 2017-18 as compared to 2016-17(RE).

School Education

• Recruitment of 36000 teachers.

• Provision for scholarship/Stipend - Rs 703 crore for ST students Rs 740 crore for SC students and Rs 850 crore for OBC students was made.

• Rs 214 crore and Rs 189 crore were allocated in School Education and Tribal Department respectively for construction of buildings.

• Rs 101 crore was allocated for hostel, Ashrams and Buildings for SC Students.

• Rs 92 crore was allocated for the purchase of NCERT books.

• Rs 90 crore was allocated for construction of 30 new hostels.

• Rs 52 crore was allocated for the hostel in district level Excellence Schools.

• Rs 50 crore was allocated for the strengthening of ashram and hostels of Scheduled Tribes.

• Rs 48 crore was allocated for establishment, management and security of girls' hostels

• Rs 45 crores was allocated for maintenance of school buildings

• Rs 35 crores was allocated for electricity connections in schools

• Rs 30 crore was allocated for furniture in schools

• Rs 27 crore was allocated for laboratory equipment

• Upgradation of 520 High Schools and 240 Higher Secondary Schools

• Establishment of 2 New residential 'Gurukulam' in Tribal Areas.

• To encourage girls’ education, bicycles will be provided to girl students who take admission in class 11.

• Construction of Girls Hostels. 



Higher Education

• Rs 215 crore was allocated for Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan.

• Rs 200 crore was allocated for construction of college buildings and hostels under World Bank Project.

Technical Education

• Rs 100 crore was allocated for development of 10 Excellence ITIs.

• Rs 100 crore was allocated for 2.5 lakh youngsters and 2 lakh women to train them under 'Mukhyamantri Kaushal Samwardhan and Kaushlya Scheme.

• Provision of Rs 1000 crore was made for creation of fund for meritorious students under 'Mukhyamantri Medhavi Vidyarthi Yojana'.

• Reimbursement of tuition fees as a grant to students who score more than 85per cent in 12th and join prestigious National level institutions.

Backward Classes Welfare

• Rs 823 crore was allocated for the scholarship to backward blasses students.

• Rs 50 crore was allocated for Vimukt, Ghumakkad evam ardh-ghumakkad.

• Rs 30 crore was allocated for modernisation of Madarsas.

• Provision of Rs 19 crore was made for the construction of hostels for Backward Classes students.

• Rs 20 crore was allocated for self-employment training to backward classes category.

Minorities Welfare

• Rs 4.5 crore was allocated under other grants.

• Rs 4 crore was allocated for training.

• Rs 48 crore was allocated under various schemes.

Medical Education and Public Health

• Rs 590 crore was allocated for construction of 7 new Medical College buildings.

• Infrastructure development in Medical Colleges already existing.

• Increasing the capacity of district hospital Indore, Morena and Sheopur.

• MRI and CT scan facility in all District Hospitals.

• Upgradation of Primary Health Center Devsar, Satwar and Hastinapur into Community Health  Center

• Providing "Vyavsayik Dakshatavarodh' compensation allowance @ 20 per cent to doctors posted in PHC of rural areas and @25 per cent to doctors in notified rural areas.

• Compensation allowance @ 25 per cent to Specialist Doctors posted in notified areas and 20 per cent to doctors posted in Community Health Centres.

• Proposal to make available the Infrastructure facilities for surgery in Government Hospital to Private Doctors.

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