The Uttar Pradesh General Budget (UP Budget) is presented on Monday. This budget of the Yogi government is special in many ways. This is the first paperless budget in the country. The UP government led by Yogi Adityanath is the first government in the country to introduce a paperless budget. The Yogi government has focused on the youth and unemployed in the budget in view of the state assembly elections due next year. In the year 2022, Uttar Pradesh assembly elections are proposed in January-February. The Yogi government has tried to make the largest part of the state i.e. the youth happy with this budget. Finance Minister Suresh Khanna announced the introduction of Chief Minister’s Village Industries Employment.
Let us tell you that under Mukhyamantri Gramodyog Rozgar Yojana, interest free loan up to Rs 10 lakh will be provided to general women and reserved category beneficiaries and 4% per annum loan will be provided to banks for general category men. The target is to provide employment to 25 thousand people through textile industries. There is also a provision for providing power to the powerloom weavers at a discounted rate in the budget. Significantly, the state will also have panchayat elections in a few months. Keeping this in mind, the government heavily funded many schemes.
In the budget, a provision of Rs 1,200 crore has been made for Kanya Sumangal Scheme, Rs 32 crore for Mahila Shakti Kendras, Rs 25 crore for stadiums in villages, free hostel facility in Sanskrit schools, Rs 600 crore for insurance. 20 crores for the Chamber of Advocates, Rs. 700 crores for the state canals, Rs. 32 crores for the Digital Health Mission, Rs. 1107 crores for the Purvanchal Expressway, Rs. 950 crores for the medical colleges under construction, 20 for tourism in Chitrakoot There are crores of crores of rupees.
to be provided. A budget of 140 crores is proposed for the development of Ayodhya. After the announcement of the naming of Ayodhya Airport after Maryada Purushottam Ram, slogans of Jai Shri Ram were raised in the House. BJP MLAs loudly announced Shriram’s name. Let us tell you that a provision of Rs 50 crore is proposed for the construction of National Inspiration Site in Lucknow. A new scheme Mukhyamantri Pravasi Shramik Vikas Yojana is being launched to provide employment and self-employment to the workers of the state in lockdown due to corona epidemic. There is a proposal of Rs 100 crore for this.