The Uttar Pradesh government has tabled a Rs 5,12,860.72 crore budget for Financial Year 2020-21 in the state assembly.
The size of the budget, which has Rs 33,159 crore higher alloaction than the last year’s budget, offer provisions worth Rs 10,967.87 crore for new schemes.
Finance Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna presented the budget in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
UP budget 2020: Highlights
Expansion and beautification of Kashi Vishwanath temple
The budget also alloted Rs 180 crore for setting up a cultural centre in Varanasi and Rs 200 crore for d beautification of Kashi Vishwanath temple.
Development of Ayodhya as tourist spot
The budget has earmarked Rs 85 crore and another Rs 10 crore for renovation for development of the pilgrim city Ayodhya as a tourist spot.
Rs 20 crore for UP Police
The state government of Uttar Pradesh has proposed Rs 20 crore for UP Police and forensic institute.
Rs 500 crore for Ayodhya airport
After the Supreme Court’s decision on Ram Mandir, the UP government has proposed Rs 500 crore for the Ayodhya airport, which will make it convenient for the tourists to travel to the place.
Rs 3 crore for cybercrime
In the wake of rising cases of cybercrime, the UP government has also proposed Rs 3 crore for cybercrime.
Rs 358 crore for Kanpur metro
The UP government has proposed Rs 358 crore for Kanpur metro and Rs 200 crore for Gorakhpur metro and metro in other cities.
Rs 5,791 crore for Swachh Bharat Mission
The Uttar Pradesh government has proposed Rs 5,791 crore for Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM).
Rs 2000 crore for Jewar Airport
Yogi Adityanath government proposed Rs 2000 crore for Jewar Airport in budget 2020-21.
Rs 20,000 crore for Smart City Project
The government proposed Rs 20,000 crore for Smart City Project in Kanpur, Lucknow and other districts of the state.
Rs 2000 cr for Ganga Expressway
The government proposed Rs 2, 000 crore or Ganga Expressway.
Rs 4,000 crore for Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyaan
The budget proposed Rs 4,000 crore for Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyaan and Rs 200 crore for Kashi Vishwanath mandir. It also proposed a law university in Prayagraj and Ayush university in Gorakhpur.
Fourth budget presented by Yogi Adityanath led-Government
This is the fourth budget of the Yogi government. The budget is of size Rs 5, 12,860.72 crore.
Provisions for new schemes worth Rs 10,967.87 crore
UP Budget FY2020-21 have provisions for new schemes worth Rs 10,967.87 crore.
UP govt presents Rs 5,12,860 crore budget
UP govt presents Rs 5,12,860 crore budget for FY 2020-21 in state assembly.
Budget proposes Rs 820 crore for Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute
The budget proposed Rs 820 crore for Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute.