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Uttarkhand Government presented the 40422 crores State budget

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The congress ruling Uttarkhand government presented its last state budget of the term as it is set to face the state elections in the coming year.The 40422 crore deficit budget was presented with importance given in areas like education, rural development and disaster management.

Key termsUttarakhand State Budget

  • Total expenditure- 40422 crores
  • Total receipts-39912 crores
  • Deficit –2 crores
  • Total planned expenditure-15,931.60 crores

Sector wise Budget allotment

Education- Highest allocations have been made for school education at Rs 6,238 crore

Infrastructure Roads and bridges department at Rs 2,392.07 crore, Rural development at Rs 2319.36 crore

Disaster Management-2131.56 crores with Rs 1274.70 crore for irrigation and flood control

Social welfare schemes- Medical, health, family welfare, homoeopathic and ayush department has been allocated Rs 1,742.90 crore, 1,273.96 crore has been made for social welfare followed by Rs 902.99 crore for child development and women’s empowerment

Points to note

  • Finance minister of Uttarkhand- Indira Hridayesh
  • Chief minister of Uttarkhand- Shri Harish Rawat
  • Uttarkhand capital- Dehradun