Delhi Budget 2020: Kejriwal-led AAP govt presents Rs 65,000 crore budget in Assembly | Highlights
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) presented the budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 today. Addressing the Assembly, state Finance Minister and Deptuy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the per capita income of Delhi has grown by 44 per cent over the last five years.
Sisodia, who presented Rs 65,000-crore budget for next financial year, further said that said that digital classes will be set up in each government school and allocated an amount of Rs 100 crore for the purpose in the budget.
The maiden budget of Kejriwal's third term focused on education and health sectors which he termed as important areas of Kejriwal model of governance.
Here are the highlights of the Delhi Budget 2020:
15:34 pm: Delhi govt proposes Rs 30 crore for measures to reduce pollution, will appoint 'environment marshals': Dy CM Sisodia.
15:34 pm: Delhi govt to construct 17 new school buildings, city will have its own education board: Dy CM Sisodia.
15:32 pm: Digital classes in every school, Delhi govt sets aside Rs 100 crore: Dy CM Sisodia
15:32 pm: Delhi govt allocates Rs 724 crore for new hospitals, Rs 365 crore for more mohalla clinics, polyclinics.
15:31 pm: Delhi govt to provide Rs 7,704 crore for health sector in next financial year: Dy CM Sisodia
15:31 pm: Delhi govt proposes 145 new schools of excellence in Budget 2020-21.
15:31 pm: Free bus rides for women in Delhi to continue in next financial year: Dy CM Sisodia.
15:31 pm: Facing land crunch, Delhi govt will convert four depots into multi-storeyed buildings to accommodate more buses: Dy CM Sisodia.
15:30 pm: Delhi govt allocates Rs 1,700 crore for basic facilities in unauthorised colonies.
15:30 pm: Delhi govt to provide Rs 193 crore to redesign city roads: Dy CM Sisodia.
15:29 pm: Govt to introduce 'Delhi Darshan Scheme', will provide Rs 10 crore for it: Dy CM Sisodia
15:28 pm: Delhi govt to give Rs 100 crore for 'Mukhyamantri Teerth Yojana Scheme' in next financial year: Dy CM Sisodia.
15:27 pm: Delhi govt sets aside Rs 50 crore in Budget 2020-21 to deal with coronavirus.
15:11 pm: Delhi Government to implement Ayushman Bharat Yojana in Delhi, State Finance Minister Manish Sisodia announces in assembly
9:15 am: The budget of Delhi government was 60 thousand crores for the year 2019-20.
9:14 am: According to reports, a special Budget may be allocated for speeding up the construction work for the fourth phase of Delhi Metro.
9:12 am: The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will present the budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 today.
(With PTI, ANI inputs)
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma