Karnataka State Government : CM Siddaramaiah presents record 13th state budget

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Karnataka State Government : CM Siddaramaiah presents record 13th state budget
Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who also holds the Finance portfolio set a record of sorts on Friday by presenting his 13th state budget as well as the 6th budget of the present Congress Government.
Updates of the budget speech: Basava Research centre to be set up in Mysuru University Special privileges for the welfare of Devadasis in the state announced To reduce scarcity of water for Bengaluru, BWSSB gets Rs 340 crore sanction to develop Tippagondanahalli and Hessarghatta lakes Tax on Jet fuel reduced by 5% to support central government’s UDAN scheme ‘The Boat House’ program announced in coastal regions to promote tourism ‘Arogya Karnataka’ program to be launched by the end of year Rs 5-lakh insurance coverage announced for state journalists under Madhyama Sanjeevini scheme ‘Arogya Karnataka’ programme to be launched by February last week Rs 5-lakh reward announced for inter-caste marriages involving Dalits Allocation of Rs 2,281 crore towards welfare of minorities in state 14 roads linking to ITPL will be developed Youth empowerment and sports department gets Rs 237 crore allocation Rs 5,371 crore allocated for welfare of Women and Child development in the state Rs 50 crore allocation for Bellandur lake rejuvenation Rs 5 crore allocated for construction of permanent memorial for slain policemen Public bicycle programme to be launched in state capital State guesthouse to be built at Rs 20 crore in Tirumala to benefit state pilgrims Raita Belaku to empower 70 lakh dry land farmers across state with economic independence KSRTC to get 10 double-decker buses for inter-city transport Multi-storeyed parking lots to be set up in 5 different Bengaluru locations CCTV cameras to be installed in 1,000 BMTC buses under Nirbhaya scheme Agriculture research centre and agriculture college to be set up at Muddebihal at Chamrajnagar resp. Rs 312 crore allocation for the development of 77 lakes in Bengaluru Rs 120 crore allocated for maintenance of Indira Canteens in BBMP limits Rs 600 crore allocation for Krishi Bhagya Rs 24 crore special package announced for minor millets Farm loan waiver hiked to Rs 1 lakh 6th pay panel recommendation accepted Farmers can avail Rs 10 lakh loan at 3% interest rate Rs 1,091 crore allocation for horticulture department Rs 2,099 crore allocation for minor irrigation sector in the state Rs 5,080 crore allocation for agriculture sector in the state Rs 15,929 crore allocation for water resource department in budget State GSDP has risen by 8.5% compared to 7.6% in 2016-17 Prime focus on employment generation Power of democracy such that farmer’s son is presenting the budget http://www.stategovernmentnews.in/karnataka-state-government-cm-siddaramaiah-presents-record-13th-state-budget/ 2018-02-17T06:06:11+00:00 admin Karnataka budget 2018,Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah,Karnataka state government,Karnataka State Government Budget Karnataka State Government : CM Siddaramaiah presents record 13th state budget Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who also holds the Finance portfolio set a record of sorts on Friday by presenting his 13th state budget as well as the 6th budget of the present Congress Government. Updates of the budget speech: ... admin [email protected] Administrator State Government Employees News