Jagran Josh Logo
  1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. State Current Affairs |  

Rajasthan Budget 2013-14: Presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

Mar 6, 2013 18:53 IST

Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot presented the Rajasthan Budget 2013-14 on 6 March 2013 in the Assembly of Rajasthan.

Ashok Gehlot had presented his 4th consecutive financial budget of Rajasthan in row.

Highlights of the Rajasthan Budget 2013-14

• Total expenditure for 2013-14 expected to total 94572 crore rupees, which is a 9% increase over 2012-13.
• In 2012-13, total expenditure was 86513 rupees crore,overshooting the budget estimate of Rs 76675 crore rupees.
• In 2013-14, receipts are to increase by 8% to 81552 crore rupees mainly because of increased tax receipts (15%).
• Total tax revenue is expected to increase by 15% to 54414 crore rupees in 2013-14.
• Sales tax is projected to increase by 13% and drivetax receipts growth.
• Receipts for 2012-13 are projected at 75310 crore, rupees leaving behind the  2012-13 budget estimate (68025 crore Rupees)
• The government had allotted a sum of 650 crore rupees for construction of new roads and renovation in rural areas and 9500 crore rupees for 6000 km roads.
• No hike is proposed in electricity tariff for BPL and farmers.
• 100 crore rupees was allotted to roof top power generation Scheme in Jodhpur.
• For Fiscal year 2013-14 no tax revenue is projected to increase by 11 percent.
• Within taxes, sales tax is the major driver – accounting for nearly 39% of tax revenues. In 2013-14, salestax revenue is expected to increase by 13% to 21050 crore rupees.
• The biggest proportion of spending by the Rajasthan government is on social services (38% of total expenditure). This includes spending on education, health and family welfare. Spending on these sectors is expected to increase by 16% in 2013-14.
• The other major expenditure item is economic services. This includes spending on areas like road, transport and industries and is expected to increase by 13% to Rs 27,100 crore in 2013-14.
• Spending on centrally sponsored schemes is expectedto total Rs 3,005 crore in 2013-14, a 7.1% increase over 2012-13.
• All State departments are directed to fill vacant post as per retirements in FY2012-13
• There was not any hike in electricity bills for BPL and Farmers.
• There will be a 125 days work MGNREGA/NREGA in budget 2013-14.
• 1 Rupees / Kg wheat in for BPL families instead of 2 rupees and, 5 Rupees/Kg. for APL families instead of 8 rupees.
• Senior Citizen Tirth Yatra scheme launched for 25000, with 100% expenditure paid by Govt. of Rajasthan.
• 50000+ Employees will get benefits of new promotion policies of Rajasthan Govt.
• Tax hiked to 65 percent from 50 percent on tobacco products.
• There will be an e-payment facility in tax.
• Benefits of the 6th pay commission for Rajasthan state govt. employees from 1st July 2013.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes59 People Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: Rajasthan Budget 2013-14 , Ashok Gehlot

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

Newsletter Signup
Follow us on
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK