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Monday, March 13, 2017

Telangana State Finance Minister Eeetela Rajender will be presenting the State Budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 shortly. Sources said that the budget mainly focus on the welfare of backward classes and under privileged people.

  • The Finance Minister is presenting budget with Rs.1.41 lakh crore while last year the budget was Rs.1.30 lakh crore. This is the fourth budget after formation of Telangana State.
  • The State budget is Rs.1,49,446 crore and expenditure is Rs.61,607 crore.
  • The government is working round the clock for the welfare of the people.
  • The government has registered a growth rate of 19.61%
  • Telangana total budget is Rs.1,49,646 crore
  • The State registers 19.61 per cent
  • Expenditure is Rs.61,407 crore.
  • Pragati paddu is Rs.88,038 crore.
  • The State estimated income is Rs.69,220 crore for 2017-18.
  • Rs.20,000 crore for Irrigation field.
  • Rs.5,942 crore for Agriculture
  • Rs.4,203 for power sector.
  • Rs.5,033 crore for Road and Buildings.
  • Rs.5,599 crore for Town development.
  • Rs.3,000 crore for Mission Bhagiradha.
  • Rs.985 crore for industrial sector.
  • Rs.14,723 crore for Panchayat Raj
  • Rs.12,705 crore for education sector.
  • Rs.5,976 crore for Health sector
  • Rs. 1,939 crore for Fee reimbursement.
  • Rs.5,330 crore for Asara pensions
  • Rs.1,249 crore for minority welfare
  • Rs.5,070 crore for BC welfre
  • Rs.14,375 crore for SC welfare.
  • Rs. 8,165 crore for STs welfare
  • Rs.1,731 crore for Women and Child Welfare.
  • Rs.100 crore for Brahmin welfare
  • Rs.30 crore for Journalists’ welfare
  • Rs.300 crore for Warangal Municipal Corporation
  • Rs.350 crore of Moosi River Front development.
  • Rs.88,038 crore under growth fund and estimated revenue positive 4,571 crore.
  • Rs.4,000 crore allotted for loan waiver and all the loans will be waived during the current financial year.
  • Rs.5,942.97 crore for agriculture with targeted loans of Rs. 46,946 crore.
  • Rs.25,000 crore for irrigation projects.
  • Rs.50 crore for horticulture.
  • Rs.985 crore for industries.
  • Rs.252 crore for IT sector.
  • Rs.3,000 crore for Mission Bhagiradha.
  • Rs.1,000 crore for GHMC.
  • Rs.4,203 crore for power sector.
  • Rs.198 crore for Tourism and cultural sector.
  • Rs.5,033 crore for road development.
  • Rs.300 crore for Greater Warangal.
  • Rs.500 crore for Nayi Brahmins and Rajakulas. The government will come to the rescue of weavers.
  • Rs.4,828 crore for law and order.
  • Rs.12,705 crore for School education.
  • Kalyana Lakshmi scheme – hiked from Rs.51,000 to Rs.75,116.
  • Rs.1,200 crore allotted to weavers welfare.
  • Rs.14,723 crore for Panchayat Raj.
  • The State government will purchase the cloths produced by weavers.
  • Rs.1,000 additionally will be paid to the mother who delivers a baby girl.
  • Baby kits for a period of three months will be supplied.

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