Month: March 2022

Karnataka Budget 2022 – 23

The Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai presented the Karnataka State Budget 2022-23 in the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru,

He chaired a Cabinet meeting prior to the presentation where the State Budget 2022-23 was approved, The Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s maiden budget presentation and comes ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections next year

HIGHLIGHTS

There is no increase in tax for 2022-23

For the year 2022-23, the target of Rs. 77,017 crore for Commercial Taxes, Rs. 15,000 crore for Stamps and Registration Department, Rs.29,000 crore for State Excise Department, Rs. 8,007 crore for Transport Department are fixed

Formulation of new curriculum as per the National Education Policy-2020 guidelines for pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher secondary, teachers’ training and adult literacy

Free coaching facility will be provided through online platform for KPSC, UPSC, SSC, Banking, Railway, CDS, NEET, JEE and other various competitive examinations under a new scheme named “Mukhyamantri Vidhyarthi Margadarshini”

In order to start Postgraduate medical courses at district level, Government Hospitals with more than 200 beds would be converted into Teaching hospitals after obtaining approval of NMC. In the current year, postgraduate medical courses would be started in Tumkur District Government Hospital.

To encourage the use of siridhanya in the food habits, 1 kg of Ragi or Jowar will be distributed additionally at a cost of Rs.1400 crore, along with 5 kg Rice to about 4.34 crore beneficiaries in the year 2022-23.

‘Mukyamantrigala Amrutha Nagarothana’ scheme will be implemented from 2022-23 to 2024-25 to improve infrastructure in the urban local bodies of the State at a total cost of Rs.3885 crore

Centrally sponsored scheme Swacha Bharat Mission -2.0 will be implemented in the next 5 years with the assistance of Rs.2245 crore from the Central Government

FMCG Cluster will be developed at Dharwad. Special incentive package will be announced for the industries that will come up in this cluster

‘Amruth Nagaroththana’ scheme will be implemented at an expenditure of Rs.6000 crore in the next three years to provide infrastructure facilities in Bengaluru city

Sri Yogi Nareyana Yatindra Jayanthi will be celebrated on 27th March every year by the State Government

Every year under ‘Amrutha Kreeda Dathu Yojane’ upto Rs.10 lakh each will be distributed to atleast 75 sports persons from the State to provide high quality training and to prepare them for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

For the first time the Drone based survey of agricultural land and other assets is being undertaken across the State

A new women KSRP company will be started in the State

Grant of Rs. 500 crore for the development of infrastructure in the Government schools. Aspirational taluks will be prioritized

Distribution of Lab-in-a-kit to 169 Government Girls High Schools in the State under ‘Nodi Kali Madi Thili’ concept

Establishment of Regional cardiology centre of Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology in Hubballi at a cost of Rs.250 crore.

Renaming of one school under Minority departments in each district as “A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Residential School”; commencement of pre university classes; action to obtain CBSE accreditation. 

“Mini Food Parks” will be established through Public Private Partnership in phases in all the districts of the State to augment income of farmers

“Dr. S.V.Patil Agricultural Research, Training and Farmers’ Welfare Chair” will be established in the Agricultural University of Dharwad

A modular 500 bedded hospital will be constructed in 3 phases newly in Bowring and Lady Curzon hospital which is under Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University and Research Institute

In 10 Medical Sciences Research Institute, Infusion Center will be established to provide facility of chemotherapy to the cancer patients.

‘Ksheera Samruddhi Sahakara Bank’ is proposed to be established for the first time in the State by our Government to facilitate the milk producers to get hasslefree loan.

Mekedatu Balancing Reservoir and Bengaluru Drinking Water Project will be implemented by getting required clearances from the appropriate authority of Central Government. For implementation of this project, a grant of Rs.1,000 crore will be provided in the current year

50 well equipped “Kanakadasa Student Hostels” will be constructed for Backward Class Welfare Department at the cost of Rs.165 crore where hostels are being run in rented buildings

Selected High Schools will be upgraded as Pre-University Colleges, depending on availability of infrastructure and student strength

In accordance with the National Education Policy 2020, to provide quality pre-primary education and care to all children aged between 3 to 6 years, new curriculum will be implemented in 20,000 Anganwadis at a cost of Rs.30 crore, in co-ordination with the Department of Public Education and Department of Women and Child Welfare Development

Launching of 100 Hi-tech mobile clinics for construction workers.

Extension of Discounted Bus Pass Scheme for Construction Workers throughout the State.

Vidyanidhi Yojane for the children of yellow board drivers

Enhancement of honorarium to Asha workers, Grama Sahayakas, mid-day-meal cooks and helpers by Rs.1,000.

It is decided to increase the monthly honorarium being paid to the Anganawadi workers on the basis of service rendered. It would be increased by Rs.1500 for those who have rendered more than 20 years of service, by Rs.1250 for those who rendered service of 10-20 years and by Rs.1000 for those who rendered service less than 10 years.

Hardship allowance of Rs.2,000 per month to Pourakarmikas. Incentive of Rs.2,000 per month to Tourist guides

Providing 25 lakh individual potable drinking water tap connections in each of the next 2 years under Jala Jeevan Mission scheme

Commencement of Sri Narayan Guru Residential School one each in the districts of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada and Shivamogga

Establishment of Regional Cancer Centre of Kidwai in Belagavi at a cost of Rs.50 crore

Up gradation of seven taluk hospitals to 100 bed hospital

Enhancement of annual assistance to Rs.5,000 for registered handloom weavers under “Nekarara Samman” scheme

Commencement of mobile clinic to provide medical services at their doorsteps under “Mukhya Mantri Arogya Vahini” programme in Bidar, Chamarajanagara, Haveri and Chikkamagalur Districts

Establishment of new Ayurveda College in Savanur

Implementation of Chief minister’s ‘Amrutha Nagarothana’ scheme in the next two years with an expenditure of Rs. 3,885 crore

To provide infrastructure facilities in Bengaluru city, ‘Amruth Nagaroththana’ scheme will be implemented at a cost of Rs.6,000 crore in the next three years

Distribution of fortified rice in 14 district at a cost of 93 crore on pilot basis under “Poushtika Karnataka” scheme

Construction of Green Expo in 105 acres of NGEF areas on the lines of Singapore.

Development of Atal Bihari Vajpayee park in 350 acres of land at Jarakabande area of Yelahanka

Construction of 500 bed capacity super speciality hospital in four parts of the Bengaluru

Constitution of a Swamy Vivekananda Self Help Youth Group in each Gram Panchayat to take up self employment and economic activities

Construction of “Kreeada Ankanas” to encourage rural and local sports in the limits of all the Grama Panchayathi’s at a cost of Rs.504 crore.

Monthly pension payable to women victims of acid attack is enhanced to Rs.10,000.

Enhancement of monthly pension by Rs.1,000 to wrestlers of over 50 years of age

Construction of “Deendayal Upadhyay Sauharda Vidhyarthi Nilaya” each of 1,000 capacity in multistoried hostel complexes at a cost of Rs.250 crore in Belagavi, Hubballi-Dharwad, Kalaburagi, Mangaluru and Mysuru for children of schedule caste, schedule tribe, backward, minority and other classes.

Enhancement of monthly pension payable to unmarried and divorced women and gender minorities from Rs.600 to Rs.800

Extension of “Spoorthi” scheme throughout the State to prevent child marriage, school dropouts of female children and to eradicate malnutrition

Upgradation of 7 Government Engineering Colleges into Karnataka Institute of Technology; Memorandum of understanding with prestigious Foreign Universities

Hobli level schools with basic infrastructure facilities will be upgraded as “Model Schools”

Establishment of Mega jewellery park in Bengaluru

Establishment of total 438 ‘Namma Clinic’ in all wards of Bengaluru and in the important cities of the State for testing of non-communicable diseases.

Establishment of 7 new Model Universities in educationally backward areas of the State

Establishment of Global Emerging Technology Design Center at Belagavi at a cost of Rs.150 crore.

Government will run Mysugar factory for next two years and Rs. 50 crore reserved for repairs to machinery

Elevate-Kalyana Karnataka Programme to promote 25 innovative Startups in Kalyana Karnataka

Launching of “Punyakoti Dattu Yojane” for the first time in the State to encourage adoption of cows

New scheme Raitha Shakthi announced to encourage use of Farm machinery by giving diesel subsidy of Rs.250 per acre; Grant of Rs.600 crore

Insurance of Rs.5 lakh to the families of sheep / goat rearers and migratory shepherds in case of accidental death

Grant of Rs.1,000 crore for construction of balancing reservoir near Navale to compensate deficit in the storage of water in Tungabhadra Reservoir

Implementation of Kharland scheme in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district to prevent back surge of salt water to rivers which is already being implemented in Uttara Kananda

Establishment of Modern cold storage facility for storage, conservation and transportation of grapes at Toravi in Vijayapura district at a cost of Rs.35 crore and transportation of grapes through Cold storage transportation vehicles

Upgradation of one Primary Health Centre into a 25 bedded model Community Health Centre in 100 Aspirational taluks in the next 2 years at the cost of 100 crore

Re-introduction of “Yashashwini” scheme to provide medical facilities to rural farmers. A grant of Rs.300 crore from State Government

Construction of 100 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Hostels and 10 KRIES Residential schools at a total cost of Rs.750 crore under allocation for SCSP / TSP scheme.

Implementation of Pradhana Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojane – Watershed Development Component-2.0 in 57 taluks at a cost of Rs.642 crore.

A grant of Rs.50 crore for construction of 1,000 Anganawadi buildings in convergence with Mahatma Gandhi NREGA scheme

Extension of “Shrusti” and “Ksheerabhagya” schemes to children with moderate malnutrition to prevent malnutrition

Providing marketing facilities under the brand of ‘Asmithe’ for the products developed by women SHGs through branding, value addition, attractive packaging

Establishment of new Agricultural College at Hagari of Ballari district and Athani of Belagavi district.

Establishment of Hi-tech Government Cocoon Market at Kalaburagi and Haveri districts at a cost of Rs.30 crore

Establishment of “Ksheera Samruddhi Sahakara Bank” in the State for extending loan facility to milk producers. 

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