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State Budget of Haryana 2013-14: New Initiatives

Mar 2, 2013 19:04 IST

Haryana Budget 2013-14Finance Minister of Haryana Harmohindar Singh Chatha on 1 March 2013 presented the Budget of State.

Some of the new initiatives undertaken by the Government of Haryana as under the Budget are as follows:
• The State Government proposes to launch an ambitious housing scheme name Priyadarshini Awaas Yojna (PAY) in the budget for the year 2013-14 to facilitate the housing delivery in rural areas.
• Each of the beneficiaries, under the scheme (PAY), will be given financial assistance of 81000 rupees by the State as grant for the construction of a new house.
• In order to cater to the requirement of affordable housing for the weaker sections residing in the Urban Areas, the Government proposes to construct 1.50 lakh houses during the next financial years 2013-14 and 2014-15 through Housing Board Haryana, Urban Local Bodies and Town & Country Planning Department.
• Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) is being started during 2013-14 for which 37 crore are being provided.
•  In order to cater to the requirement of affordable housing for the weaker sections residing in the Urban Areas, the Government proposes to construct 1.50 lakh houses during the next financial years 2013-14 and 2014-15 through Housing Board Haryana, Urban Local Bodies and Town & Country Planning Department.
• For effective and efficient implementation of the District Plan Scheme, the Government has constituted the District Development and Monitoring Committee in each district under the chairmanship of the Minister in- charge of the District Grievances Redressal Committee.
• State Government has set up four permanent Commissions in this financial year in public interest.
• State Government has also approved the constitution of 21 Fast Track Courts, one in each district, to expedite the trial in crime against women.
• Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) is a new umbrella scheme which is being started during 2013-14 and will strengthen the Panchayati Raj System across the State and address critical gaps that constrain it. 85 crore of rupees have been allotted to this scheme.
• For investment in Sports Infrastructure and promotion of sports through a multi-pronged approach, an outlay of 100 crore rupees was allocated under Plan side giving an increase of 100% from last year.
• Under the National River Conservation Programme, two projects for augmentation of sewerage facilities and construction of Sewage Treatment Plants for Sonepat and Panipat towns have been approved at a cost of 88.36 crore and 129.51 crore  rupees respectively to be completed by 2015-16.
• The State Government has approved NABARD assisted project of 68 crore for construction of 6095 separate toilets for girls along with 2910 hand pumps for water in 2910 Government High/Higher Secondary  Schools in rural areas of the State.
• State Livestock Mission is being set up with a provision of 1 crore during 2013-14 to provide support for conservation of genetic resource, improvement of valuable native breeds, their health and nutrition etc. To set up Gau-Sewa Ayog, 1 crore has been provided in 2013-14.
• Extension of Delhi Metro to YMCA Chowk Faridabad with the corridor length of 13.875 KMs is being executed at a cost of `2494 crore. For this, Government of Haryana is contributing 1557.40 crore.
• Cashless medical facility will be implemented from the year 2013-14, for the employees of the Government of Haryana, its PSUs, Local Bodies, Cooperative Institutions, Autonomous Bodies, etc. to fulfill their expectation

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