Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy presented AP Budget of Rs 2.31 lakh crore for the financial year 2019-20 in the Assembly on Friday. He described the First Budget of YCP Government as 'Nava Rathnalu' Budget stressing that implementing of Manifesto Promises is the responsibility of the Government. He went on to say Promises made by YCP has been implemented from the first year itself.
AP Budget 2019-20 Highlights:
Rs 29,770 crore for Secondary Education & Rs 3,020 crore for Higher Education
Rs 29,329.98 crore for Rural Development
Rs 28,886 crore allotted for Agriculture
Rs 18,000 crore for YSR Pension Kanuka
Rs 13,139 crore for Water Resources
Rs 12,000 crore for Health, Family Welfare
Rs 12,000 crore for Irrigation Sector
Rs 8,500 crore for YSR Rythu Barosa
Rs 5,000 crore for YSR Housing Scheme
Rs 6,861 crore for Power Sector
Rs 6,500 crore for Amma Vodi Scheme
Rs 5,000 crore for Power Incentives
Rs 3,000 crore for MSP
Rs 3,000 crore fro Rice Subsidy
Rs 2,163 crore for Crop Insurance
Rs 2,000 crore for Disaster Management Fund
Rs 1,740 crore for YSR Arogya Shri
Rs 1,500 crore each for facilities in Schools & Rs 1,077 crore for Mid-Day Meals. Rs 100 crore for establishing Akshaya Patra Foundation Kitchens across the state.
Rs 1,150 crore for AgriGold Victims
Rs 1,000 crore for APSRTC & Rs 500 crore for subsidies. Rs 260 crore for AP Highways Development Corporation.
Rs 700 crore for Village Secretariats, Rs 280 crore Municipal Ward Volunteers and Rs 180 crore for Municipal Ward Secretariats.
Rs 580.29 crore for Technical Education
Rs 573.60 crore for Industrial Incentives
Rs 455.85 crore for ASHA Workers
Rs 400 crore for financial assistance to Auto Drivers
Rs 329.68 crore for Sports & Youth Services
Rs 300 crore for BCs & Rs 200 crore for SCs under YSR Kalyana Kanuka. Rs 45 crore for STs under YSR Giri Putrika Kalyana Kanuka. Rs 100 crore for Minorities under YSR Shaadi Thofa.
Rs 100 crore for Pension of Aids Victims
Rs 100 crore for Lawyers Welfare Trust
Rs 77.67 crore for Arts & Culture
Rs 7 crore for Pension of Transgenders
New Sand Policy to end the lotting of Sand Mafia. Only Government Agencies will be permitted to sell sand.
Polavaram Project will be completed by 2021.