Rajasthan Chief MinisterAshok Gehlotpresented the annual budget for the financial year 2022-23 in the state assembly on Wednesday. This is the fourth annual budget of the current government. Chief Minister Gehlot also holds the finance department. The Chief Minister laid the budget (income-expenditure estimate year 2022-23) on the table of the House at 11 am on Wednesday. In this budget, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has made a provision to give smartphones to about 1.33 crore women of Rajasthan. At the same time, farmers will be given Rs 600 crore for organic farming and employees will be given the benefit of old pension scheme. Along with this, 100 days of employment will be created in urban areas on the lines of MNREGA. About Rs 800 crore will be spent on this.
100 days of employment in a year in urban areas
Presenting the annual budget for the financial year 2022-23 in the Vidhan Sabha, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the youth of urban areas will get 100 days of employment every year on the lines of MNREGA. He said that after 100 days of employment, the state government would give an additional 25 days of employment. About Rs 800 crore will be spent annually on this, employment opportunities will also be increased in MNREGA.
Schemes for farmers
Modern technology will be adopted for protected farming. Rajasthan Augmented Farming Mission will be started. In the first phase, 10 thousand farmers will be benefited. Rajasthan Horticulture Development Mission will start. Spice crops will be expanded in 3 thousand hectares. Rajasthan crop protection mission will start. Scheme started for protection from stray animals. A grant of 100 crores will be given for wirebandi.5 thousand rupees will be given every year to buy agricultural plants, agricultural technology mission will be started in Rajasthan, 7 thousand farmers will get a grant of 150 crores on agricultural plants.
Milk Producers Co-operative Society
2,500 new milk producer cooperative societies will be formed. Milk processing plant will be set up in Rajsamand. Announcement to implement camel conservation development policy.1 crore will be given for setting up Gaushala. With the help of voluntary organizations, gaushalas will be opened in gram panchayats. Milk processing plant will be set up in Rajsamand. Announcement to implement camel conservation development policy.1 crore will be given for setting up Gaushala. With the help of voluntary organizations, gaushalas will be opened in gram panchayats.150 crore will be spent in animal insurance scheme. A subsidy of Rs 5 per liter will be given on milk production.
Employment to youth
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot further said in his budget speech that the government has also made a provision in the budget to provide employment opportunities to the youth of the state. He said that Nehru Youth Transit Hostel and Facilitation Center will be built at Udaipur House in Delhi for 500 youth at a cost of 300 crores. Youth preparing for competitive examinations in Delhi will be able to stay in this center. Along with this, REET exam will be conducted in July 2022, in which old candidates will not have to pay fees. Free travel and facilities will be available as before. He said that next year there will be recruitment on 1 lakh posts in government departments. Chief Minister work from home scheme will be implemented. Under this, 20 thousand women will be given employment sitting at home. Apart from this, RISF will be formed in Rajasthan on the lines of CISF. Under this, 2000 thousand security personnel will be recruited.
Expansion of medical facilities
Chief Minister Gehlot further said that one crore 33 lakh people have been benefited under Chiranjeevi Yojana in Rajasthan. He said that under Chiranjeevi Yojana, more than seven lakh people have got cashless treatment of 233 crores. The limit of this scheme has been increased to 10 lakhs. Under this cochlear implant, organ transplant will also be done for free. The Collector has been empowered in the Chiranjeevi Yojana. Even without a card, the eligible person will get the facility of free treatment. OPD-IPD will be completely free in government hospitals and complete treatment will be available without money in government hospitals. Families covered under Chiranjeevi Yojana will get accident insurance of Rs 5 lakh.
New Nursing and Medical College
He said that in the coming days new nursing colleges would be opened in 18 districts of Rajasthan. The construction work of nursing colleges is going on in seven districts. A provision of 100 crores has been made for expansion of facilities in hospitals.PG hostels will be constructed in Kota-Bikaner Medical College. Along with this, Institute of Neuro Science will be opened in four districts. He said that a new central college would be opened in Jodhpur, a provision of 600 crores to strengthen medical services, one thousand new sub-health centers would be opened, hundred new primary health centers would be opened in the state, sub-district hospitals in many districts, district hospitals.
Source : News247plus Feb 23 2022