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Budget 2019: Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das introduces 'please-all' announcements for FY2019-20

Jan 22, 2019, 18:45 PM IST
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Jharkhand State Budget 2019: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today tabled budget for the year 2019-20 in the state Assembly, with an estimate of Rs 85,429 crore. Terming it as the Budget for Development, the chief minister said that out of the total budget, Rs 65,803 crore is on the head of revenue expenditure, while Rs 19,626 crore is on capital expenditure. Das has announced several pro-people schemes to provide assistance to people involved with agriculture and allied activities, besides several other development plans just ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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1. Under Mukhya Mantri Sukanya Yojna, economic assistance of Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000 will be provided to a girl child from birth to 18 years in different intervals. Image source: Twitter

 

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2. The budget has provisioned a subsidy of Rs 1 lakh each for 100 pilgrims of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Image source: Twitter

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3. Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna Ayushman Bharat, the state provided health insurance of 57 lakh poor families. Image source: Twitter

 

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4. Prior to 2014, the state has merely three medical colleges, but now three medical colleges are under construction while two more have been announced. Image source: Twitter

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5. To provide better health facilities, construction of AIIMS is going on at Devipur in Devghar district. Image source: Twitter

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6. From this financial year of 2019-20, Mukhya Mantri Medha Scholarship will be introduced to benefit 7230 male and female students. Image source: Twitter

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7. Jharkhand now has facilitated bench desks in all 34,939 schools, while in 2014 merely 3269 schools had this facility. Image source: Twitter

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8. With 8.73 per cent increase for the year 2019-20 on the current price, the per capita income has been assessed at Rs 83,513. The per capita income in 2018-19 was Rs 76,806 and in 2017-18 it was Rs 70,728. Image source: Twitter 

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9. Under Mukhya Mantri Aashirvad Yojna, farmers will be provided economic assistance of Rs 5000 per acre. Image source: Twitter

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10. Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, so far 361861 residential units have been constructed. In the next financial year the target is to construct 150,000 houses. Image source: Twitter

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11. Cold rooms are under construction at 48 blocks in the financial year 2018-19, while in the FY2019-20 the target is to do the same in 100 blocks. Image source: Twitter

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12. All the districts in Jharkhand will have cold storage with a capacity of 5000 metric tonnes for better marketing of agriculture products. Image source: Twitter

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13. For the state's women comprising half of the population, Rs 8898.47 crore has been earmarked as gender budget which is more 85% in comparison to the last year. Image source: Twitter

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