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Union Budget 2014-15: Regional Development

Jul 10, 2014 17:34 IST

Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley on 10 July 2014 presented Union Budget 2014-15. Arun Jaitley in his maiden budget announced certain plans and programmes for Regional Development.

Steps and plans announced for Regional Development in the budget 2014-15
North Eastern States

• 100 crore rupees provided for development of organic farming in North Eastern States
• 1000 crore rupees provided for development of rail connectivity in the North Eastern Region
• A new 24x7 channel called Arun Prabha to provide a strong platform to rich cultural and linguistic identity of the North-East to be launched

NCT of Delhi
• 200 crore rupees for power reforms and 500 crore rupees for water reforms to make Delhi a truly World Class City
• Construction of long pending Renuka Dam to be taken up on priority

Andaman and Nicobar Island and Puducherry
• 150 crore rupees provided to tide over communication related problems of the Island
• 188 crore rupees to Puducherry for meeting commitments for Disaster preparedness

Displaced Kashmiri Migrants
• 500 crore rupees provided to support displaced Kashmiri migrants for rebuilding their lives
• 100 crore rupees provided to set up a National Centre for Himalayan Studies in Uttarakhand

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