Delhi Budget: Rs 53,000 Cr budget presents dy CM, govt allocates Rs 13,997 Cr for education sector, focus on reducing pollution


New Delhi(Wishav Warta): The budget presented by the AAP government in the Delhi Assembly on Thursday focuses on reducing pollution levels in the national capital by proposing various measures, including concession in the registration of CNG cars.

Aam Aadmi Party government total Budget outlay for 2018-19 is Rs 53,000 crore. Last year, it was Rs 48,000 crore.

Manish Sisodia presents the Delhi Budget 2018 in Delhi Assembly.

“The budget estimates for 2018-19 are pegged at Rs 53000 crore which is 19.45 per cent more than the revised budget estimates of Rs 44,370 crore for the previous financial year,” Sisodia said.

Presenting estimates for the 2018-19 fiscal, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said this is the first ‘Green budget’ of the government aimed at effective containment of pollution in the city.

Delhi govt allocates Rs 13,997 crore, which is 26% of the total budget, for the education sector.

The AAP government allocated Rs 6,729 crore for the health sector in its budget for 2018-19 fiscal presented in the Delhi Assembly and announced the launch of a ‘health insurance for all’ scheme. Mohalla clinics and polyclinics will get ₹403 crore. Rs 450 crore for new hospitals and redeveloping existing hospitals.

The project to install CCTV cameras across Delhi will be completed by June, 2019, according to the government. It has also allocated Rs 175 crore to install 1.2 lakh CCTV cameras in government schools

Govt announces that construction of an elevated road parallel to the Yamuna between Signature Bridge and Kalindi Kunj will start this year. Rs 100 crore for free Wi-fi scheme in Delhi. Rs 10 crore for Smart Krishi Yojna for farmers

AAP allocates Rs 1,500 crore for the development of unauthorized colonies. Last year’s allocation in this connection was Rs 846 crore, says Sisodia.

Govt gives a special allocation of Rs 1000 crore to repair roads. Even those which come under the MCDs will be covered under this. Sisodia requests L-G Anil Baijal to give the government NOC from civic bodies.



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