Odisha FM Lays Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore Budget

Odisha FM Lays Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore Budget
Odisha FM Lays Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore Budget

Bhubaneswar:  Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari today presented the state Government’s  2021-22 Budget in State Legislative Assembly here.

The Finance Minister presented the Budget on digital mode. This is the second budget of the the fifth term of Naveen Patnaik-led Government.

  • The FM announces Rs 85,000 crore for administrative expenses and Rs 3,050 crore for disaster mitigation.
  •  For 2021-22, the Finance Minister presented the Budget with a total allocation of Rs 1.70 lakh crore.
  • Rs 1,800 crore earmarked under KALIA and Rs 450 crore under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)
  • Rs 819 crore allotted under scheme interest subsidy/subvention to farmers
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  • Allocation of Rs 542 crore under ABADHA scheme for transformation of Puri
  • A total investment of Rs 200 crore for Ekamra Kshetra Amenities and Monuments Revival Action (EKAMRA) plan
  • Allocation of Rs 200 crore for Samaleswari temple Area Management and Local Economic Initiative (SAMALEI)
  • An outlay of  Rs 90 crore for world-class hockey stadium at Rourkela
  • Rs 3500 crore allotted for converting SCB Medical College into “AIIMS Plus institute” over a period of 3 years

Irrigation projects 

  • Rs 8,266 crore for Water Resources Department
  • Rs 2258 crore outlay for incomplete AIBP projects
  • Rs 795 crore for construction of In-stream Storage Structures (ISS) in all major rivers
  • Rs 454 under state funded Water Sector Infrastructure Development Programme
  • Outlay of Rs 710 crore for flood control and drainage work
  • Rs 860 crore for Parbati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation Scheme
  • Rs 180 crore under RIDF for Jalanidhi scheme to create additional irrigation potential
  • Rs 389 crore for completion of 21,000 deep bore wells
  • Rs 400 crore under BKVY for installation of 1500 community lift irrigation projects
  • Rs 164 for revival of 1000 defunct lift irrigation points
  • Rs 101 crore under Canal Lining and System Rehabilitation Programme
  • Rs 77 crore under Nabakrushna Choudhury Secha Unnayana Yojana