Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari today presented Rs 1.50 lakh crore annual budget for 2020-21 in the State Assembly.
The budgetary outlay of Rs 1.50 lakh crore includes an outlay of Rs 63,650 crore for Administrative expenditure, Rs 74,000 crore for Programme expenditure, Rs 3,200 crore for Disaster Response and Rs 7,145 crore for transfer to local bodies and development authorities.
Besides, the Finance Minister has proposed to invest about Rs 6,500 crore from off-budget resources like OMBADC, DMF, State PSUs etc. to supplement the budgetary outlay.
The capital outlay in 2020-21 annual budget has been kept at Rs 26,513 crore, which is about 4.5 per cent of GSDP.
Additionally, loans and advances, grants for creation of capital assets and other expenditure for capital formation together account for Rs 12,000 crore, which is 2 per cent of GSDP.
The Finance Minister has proposed to finance the outlay mainly through revenue receipts of Rs 1,24,200 crore and borrowing and other receipts of Rs 25,800 crore.
The fiscal deficit is estimated to be 3 per cent of GSDP for the year 2020-21.
Total revenue receipts for the year 2020-21 include State’s Own tax for Rs 38,250 crore, Own Non-tax revenue of Rs 17,650 crore, State’s share in Central taxes for Rs 36,300 crore and grants from Centre for Rs 32,000 crore.
“Now, the stage is set to think big and aspire for a New Odisha – Empowered Odisha, through a transformative agenda. This budget, therefore, focuses on creation of world class infrastructure, transformative healthcare facilities & education services, robust eco-system for skills, sports, tourism, culture, industries, MSMEs etc,” stated Pujari.
The Finance Minister has proposed to provide Rs 695 crore under the ABADHA Scheme in 2020-21 to transform Puri into a World Heritage City.
Similarly, a proposal to allocate Rs 150 crore in 2020-21 for ‘Ekamra Kshetra Amenities and Monuments Revival Action (EKAMRA) Plan’ another transformational initiative which intends to pedestrianize more than 65 acres around the Lingaraj temple has been made in the budget.
A proposal to develop 424 acres of land reclaimed on the Mahanadi riverfront in Cuttack and also convert the ring road into six-lane has found place in the budget.
Further, provisions have been made for the overall development of Samaleswari Mandir, Hirakud Dam, Bhitarakanika, Talasari and other iconic sites having tourism potential.
A total sum of Rs 7,700 crore is allocated for public health care, which is an increase of about 14% over the previous year.
The budget proposes an allocation of Rs 1,108 crore for Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY).
Provision of Rs 578 crore has been made under Mukhyamantri Swasthya Seva Mission for building health infrastructure and services.
Rs 1,652 crore has been provided for the National Health Mission.
Rs 360 crore is proposed for maintaining the quality of sanitation, laundry, security, gardening & lift services in public health facilities under Nirmal Scheme.
Rs 1000 crore is intended to be invested over the next two years to transform SCB Medical College into a state-of-art facility.
Rs 562 crore is proposed for 7 new Government Medical Colleges at Puri, Jajpur and Keonjhar, Bhawanipatna, Sundargarh(by NTPC), Talcher (by MCL) and Kandhamal.
Rs 47 crore is provided for the Employees State Insurance (ESI) scheme and 220 new posts of doctors and paramedics have been created for ESI Hospitals at Bhubaneswar and Angul.
Total Rs 22,631 crore has been allocated for education and skill development sector.
Rs 400 crore is provided under Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya to meet the establishment and running the schools.
Rs 3,157 crore is provided for Samagra Sikshya Abhiyan and Rs 800 crore for Mid-day Meal Scheme all of which will have a State share of 40%.
Rs 8 crore is provided for LPG connection in 10000 Primary and Upper Primary Schools to encourage the use of green and clean fuels.
A sum of Rs 40 crore is provided under Mo School Abhiyan for infrastructure development of schools. The Government will provide twice the amount donated by any person for various purposes such as science laboratory, library, sports, etc.
Looking at the success of Mo School Abhiyan, a sum of Rs 10 crore is proposed towards corpus fund under Mo College Abhiyan.
Allocation for Rs 231 crore is made under the Gangadhar Meher Sikhya Manakbrudhi Yojana (GMSMY) to provide school bags to all children from Class-I to V, free textbooks and school uniform including shoes to all children from Class-I to VIII and free bicycles to all students in Class-IX of Government and fully aided schools including OAVs
Rs 1407 crore is proposed for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships.
All students’ scholarships are credited through DBT under PRERANA – Portal for which an amount of Rs.1425 crore is earmarked.
For “Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity (OHEPEE)” with financial assistance from World Bank an amount of Rs 130 crore is proposed, while for Odia University at Satyabadi Rs 15 crores, for infrastructure development in Higher Education Rs 200 crore, for Laptop distribution Rs 47 crore and for RUSA Rs 220 crore is proposed along with Rs 63 crore for Merit Scholarship.
Provision of Rs 220 crore has been made under the Asian Development Bank assisted Odisha Skill Development Project to bring up a World Skill Centre in Bhubaneswar
A sum of Rs 199 crore has been allocated for infrastructure development of Technological Universities and Engineering Colleges, Engineering Schools, Polytechnics and ITIs.
Allocation of Rs 19,408 crore has been proposed for Agriculture and allied activities.
An outlay of Rs 3,195 crore under the scheme Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA)
Rs 705 crore has been provided towards Interest Subvention on crop loans to Co-operative as well as Commercial Banks
Rs 150 crore has been provided to OUAT for agricultural education, research and infrastructure
Rs 123 crore has been allocated for National Horticulture Mission.
Revolving fund of Rs 100 crore each for seeds and fertilizers have been proposed to ensure advance availability of quality seeds and fertilizers for the farmers during the cropping seasons
A sum of Rs 100 crore has been proposed towards subsidy for capital investment for the establishment of Commercial Agri-enterprises.
Rs 224 crore is proposed for the popularization of agricultural implements, equipment and diesel pump sets
An outlay of Rs 60 crore has been provisioned as Support to Farmers’ Producers’ Organisation.
Rs 40 crore has been provided under Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana to promote organic farming in around 20,800 hectares of land.
Rs 700 crore has been allocated for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
An outlay of Rs 1,811 crore has been provided in 2020-21 for incomplete AIBP Projects implemented through Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).
Rs 1,092 crore has been proposed for construction of In-stream Storage Structures (ISS) in all major rivers of the State. Over a period of five years, total investment plan of Rs 12,000 crore for ISS.
Rs 910 crore has been proposed under state-funded Water Sector Infrastructure Development Programme (WSIDP) for on-going and new projects An outlay of Rs 1060 crore has been proposed for flood control and drainage work.
Rs 360 crore is provided under Biju Krushak Vikas Yojana for community lift irrigation projects.
Rs 193 crore has been allocated for the revival of 1200 defunct lift irrigation points
A sum of Rs 540 crore has been allocated for Parbati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation Scheme.
A sum of Rs 35 crore has been proposed for Rooftop rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge in 27 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and 49 water-stressed Blocks
An outlay of Rs 180 crore has been provided under RIDF for Jalanidhi scheme to create additional irrigation potential.
A sum of Rs 459 crore has been proposed for completion of 15,000 Deep Bore Wells
Rs 190 crore is being proposed under the Canal Lining and System Rehabilitation Programme (CLSRP)
A sum of Rs 150 crore has been proposed for renovation and restoration of 538 Minor Irrigation Projects (MIPs).
Rs 90 crore has been proposed under Nabakrushna Choudhury Secha Unayana Yojana.
Total investment for piped drinking water more than Rs 8,000 crore.
Proposal of an outlay of Rs 3,250 crore for rural piped water supply and Rs 236 crore for urban piped water supply under BASUDHA
Additional Rs 2000 crore has been provided under Jal Jeevan Mission.
Rs 560 crore has been allocated towards operation and maintenance of water supply systems.
Off-budget resources like DMF (Rs 1538 crore) and OMBADC (Rs 991 crore) are employed in convergence mode for piped water supply.
Rs 560 crore has been allocated for 9 pilot projects at Bhubaneswar and Puri under Drink from Tap Mission to improve quality of drinking water in all 114 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) along with 24×7 water supply as a 5T initiative
Rs 575 crore allocated for the development of Industries sector and attracting investment- Allocation Doubled.
Technological platforms like GO SWIFT, GO SMILE, GO PLUS, and GO CARE are used for improving Ease of Doing Business.
Rs 284 crore Financial Assistance to IDCO for development of industrial infrastructure.
An outlay of Rs 200 crore is made for Handloom, Handicrafts, Sericulture and Textile sectors and Rs 250 crore is provided for MSME sector.
Allocation of Rs 182 crore has been made for the Mining sector including 143 crore for i3MS and Rs 73 crore for Mineral Exploration & Auction
Rs 2272 crore provided under Road Development Programme for construction and up-gradation of roads in the State
Rs 1000 crore is provided under Biju Setu Yojana for construction of bridges.
Rs 184 crore provided for completion of the remaining works under Odisha Distribution System Strengthening Project (ODSSP). Provision of Rs 200 crore is made under State Capital Region Improvement of Power System (SCRIPS) to provide 24X7 uninterrupted stable power supply.
Provision of Rs 100 crore for double-laning of State Highways under State Highway Development Programme (SHDP); Rs 62 crore for road Projects under PPP mode; Rs 30 crore for Biju Expressway to improve connectivity in Western Odisha and KBK districts; Rs 431 crore for Central Road Fund.
A sum of Rs 3,024 crore is allocated for social security measures.
Provision of Rs 1718 crore is made under Madhubabu Pension Yojana and Rs 928 crore for National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) for Old Age, Widow and Disability Pensions at the rate of Rs 500 per month for beneficiaries below 80 years of age and Rs 700 per month for beneficiaries above 80 years of age. About 48 lakh beneficiaries are covered under the scheme
Rs 164 crore for Welfare of Persons with Disability (PwD) and Rs 14 crore under the National Programme for Persons with Disability
Provision of Rs 200 crore for welfare of distressed and destitute, which includes Rs 189 crore for establishment of Old-Age Homes
Rs 25 crore has been provided for Bhima Bhoi Bhinnakhyama Samarthya Abhiyan
Provision of Rs 305 crore is made under the Maternity Benefit Programme “MAMATA” scheme for the year 2020-21.
Rs 1,161 crore is also provided under the Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP). Rs 316 crore is allocated towards financial assistance and other support to Women Self Help Groups and their federations under Mission Shakti programme.
Rs 10 crore is proposed for construction of working women’s hostel.
Rs 1038 crore is provided for the distribution of rice @ Re 1/- per kg. Under the State Food Security Scheme, 23 lakh additional beneficiaries are provided 5 Kg rice per month per beneficiary at the rate of Re 1 per Kg under the Scheme
Provision of Rs 210 crore for National Food Security Mission Rs 99 crore is provided for handling charges and dealer’s margin.
Food security operations are being carried out by Odisha State Civil Supply Corporation Ltd and it is being strengthened through an equity infusion of Rs 631 crore.
Total Rs 23,808 crore allocated under Tribal Sub-Component and SC Sub-Component.
Rs 277 crore for construction of hostels for ST girls and urban hostel complexes under the scheme AKANKSHYA. Provision of Rs 936 crore for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships for ST and SC students
Rs 128 crore has been provisioned under Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY)
Rs 103 crore has been allocated towards social sector initiatives including “ANWESHA”
Rs 3,962 crore is provided for rural housing through the convergence of PMAY Gramin and Biju Pucca Ghar.
Rs 2,500 crore allocated for Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) for construction of rural roads
Rs 1,000 crore allocated for Biju Setu Yojana under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF).
Provision of Rs 71 crore is made for connecting Un-connected villages under Odisha Mukhya Mantri Sadak Yojana (MMSY)
Rs 375 crore is provisioned for improvement/completion of rural roads and bridges (including RIDF)
Rs 500 crore is allocated for the rural component of Swachh Bharat Mission
Rs 300 crore is allocated under Gopabandhu Grameen Yojana for Bijli, Sadak, Pani. A sum of Rs 852 crore for Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM)
Rs 80 crore is provided for the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee RURBAN Mission for development of RURBAN clusters.
Total allocation of Rs 6,180 crore for Urban Development
Rs 351 crore has been provided under the scheme Urban Transformation
Initiative (UNNATI) for improvement of urban infrastructure.
Provision of Rs 236 crore under BASUDHA (Urban) Scheme for urban piped water supply.
Rs 301 crore has been proposed under JICA assisted Odisha Integrated sanitation improvement Project and 1120 crore for Odisha Urban Infrastructure Development Fund in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
Rs 200 crore provision for Urban Road Transport (including bus system in Bhubaneswar)
Provision of Rs 518 crore for Urban Housing.
Rs 300 crore is allocated for the urban component of the Swachh Bharat Mission.
Rs 55 crore has been provided towards National Urban Livelihood Mission.
Rs 200 crore is allocated for Smart City Mission for development of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Smart City.
For establishment and maintenance of Eco-tourism Sites inside and around pristine wilderness, wildlife destinations and wetlands of Odisha, Rs 25 crore is proposed.
Rs 6 crore provided for Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana.
Rs 3,200 crore is provided for Disaster Management including Rs 1,711 crore under State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), Rs 1,000 crore under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), Rs 428 crore under State Disaster Mitigation Fund (SDMF), Rs 43 crore under National Disaster Mitigation Fund (NDMF).
Besides, a sum of Rs 100 crore has been provided for World Bank assisted Odisha Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP).