Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat presents State Budget 2021-22 with an outlay of INR 57, 400 Crores

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat presented a Rs 57400-crore budget for the 2021-22On March 4, 2021, Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Trivendra Singh Rawat presented the State Budget 2021-22 with an outlay of INR 57, 400 Crores. The budget put more emphasis on infrastructure development, health, rural infrastructure, employment generation and education.

  • The budget estimate for 2021-22 was 7.23% higher than the estimate for the current fiscal (2020-21).

Fiscal Indicators

  • Revenue Expenditure in 2021-22 – INR 44, 036.31 Crore
  • Capital Expenditure – INR 13, 364.01
  • Fiscal Deficit – INR 8, 984 Crore (3.23% of the estimated Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP))

Sector Wise Allocation

Sector Allocation
Infrastructure Development INR 6, 000 Crores
 Medical, Health & family welfare  INR 3, 800 Crores
Education INR 1, 400 crores
Farming sector INR 484 crore
Environment INR 455 crore

Major Announcements

  • CM declared Garasain as the 3rd commissary of the state including Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Almora & Bageshwar districts. At present, there are 13 districts between Kumaon & Garhwal divisions.
  • INR 87.56 Crore under Traditional Agriculture Development Scheme to double farmers’ income by 2022.
  • INR 25 Crore under new Chief Minister Ghasiyari Kalyan Yojana  under which green fodder will be provided to women at cheap price from ration & fair price shops.

Allocations for Central Scheme

  • INR 954.75 crore for creation of assets under Pradhan Mantri  Gram Sadak Yojana.
  • INR 272 Crore under Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act 2005, (MGNREGS), INR 94 Crore for National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).
  • INR 1, 154.62 Crore for Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan.
  • INR 153.7 crore for Right to Education Act.

About Uttarakhand:

Major Mountains – Nanda Devi (India’s 2nd Highest mountain after Kangchenjunga), Kamet, Sunanda Devi

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