Himachal annual plan pegged at Rs 9405 crore
Shimla :;The Himachal Pradesh government has proposed an outlay of Rs 9405.41 crore under the developmental budget for the year 2021-22. This was disclosed by the state Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the morning session of MLA’s priority meeting for the financial year 2021-22 here today.
He said the very first decision of the government was aimed at welfare of the senior citizens. Under the Him Care Scheme 4.63 lakh families got registered and till 1.25 lakh families have been provided financial assistance of Rs 121 crore. A financial assistance of Rs 3000 per month was being provided to a family with chronically ill patients under the Sahara Yojna.
As many as 251 projects worth Rs 926.24 crore have been approved under NABARD under MLA priorities during the year 2020-21. Out of this, Rs 565.52 crore has been provided for roads and bridges whereas Rs 360.72 crore for minor irrigation and drinking water schemes. Rs. 13,300 crore was made during the first three years tenure of the previous government under the annual plan outlay whereas during the first three years tenure of the present regime a provision of Rs 21,300 crore was made as annual plan outlays.
Jai Ram said during the first three years tenure of the previous government 433 MLA priority schemes worth Rs 2033 crore were approved, whereas during the tenure of the present government 639 MLA priority schemes worth Rs 2382 crore have been approved.
Avprovision of Rs 1276 crore were made for implementation of the MLA priorities during the first three years tenure of the previous government whereas a provision of Rs 2221 crore has been made during the first three years tenure of the present government.