Advantage of Union budget provisions should be taken in state’s interest: CM Chouhan

Bhopal : Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the picture of Madhya Pradesh must be changed in the coming three years, so constant efforts should be made for development by implementing the roadmap of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was talking to Cabinet members before the commencement of the Cabinet meeting in Mantralaya today.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan gave detailed information regarding the Union Budget. He said that the formation of DFI (Development Financial Institute) has been announced in the Union Budget. This will make long-term loan arrangements possible. States will get the amount. This new system will prove beneficial for Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that important provisions have been made in the Union Budget for the welfare of people in various areas. Ministers should try to obtain maximum amount for public welfare schemes and programmes related to their departments. For this, they should go and meet the Union ministers in New Delhi.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan informed the members of the Cabinet that the Union Budget is revolutionary for Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. Budget provisions should be properly utilized. For this, efforts should be made at the ministerial and department level. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan issued instructions to avail benefits of the provisions made for capital based works, beginning of new mission to eradicate malnutrition, provision of more funds for healthy India, provision for development of cities with population of more than 10 lakh, Jaljeevan Mission, urban swachhata mission etc. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan told to make efforts to get maximum connections for the state under the Ujjwala Yojana.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the Union Budget will open up opportunities for development in many areas. Adequate provisions have been made in this budget for various tasks. Assistance for installation of solar pumps, funds for the implementation of new schemes in the field of tourism and archaeology, and plan to start seven new textile parks should also be availed. Similarly, efforts should be made to acquire more funds for the state under railway projects, MNREGA Livelihood Mission and National Industrial Corridor.

Union budget will be helpful in fulfilling the goal of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the general budget presented under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is a budget for the creation of a revolutionary and Atmanirbhar Bharat. The Union Budget has taken full care of the welfare of every section of the society. This budget opens up new avenues of opportunities for every sector to handle the deteriorating economy due to Corona crisis. This budget is a budget that will turn crisis and disaster into solution and opportunity.

State’s welfare by six pillars

The Union Budget is divided into 6 main parts. These are the pillars of the budget. These include health, physical and financial capital infrastructure, inclusive growth for aspirational India, innovative and research and development, reinvigorating human capital.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan expressed joy over the target set in the Union Budget for the creation of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. He said that the pillars of the budget will benefit Madhya Pradesh. Like the pillars of the roadmap of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh, education, health infrastructure, economy, employment, good governance etc. are all included in the Union Budget. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that in the Union Budget, there is mention of “Minimum Government Maximum Governance”, which has been named Good Governance in the Atmanirbhar roadmap of Madhya Pradesh. In this way, the main pillars of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh correspond to the pillars of the Union Budget.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the departments should look into the status of budget provisions for its flagship projects and make such an action plan so that the implementation of these schemes can be done in full capacity in Madhya Pradesh.

Key highlights of Union Budget and Madhya Pradesh

Scheme of more than Rs 64 thousand crores launched for the Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana.

Provision of more than Rs 35 thousand crores for Corona vaccine.

Provision of about Rs 2 percent 23 thousand 846 crore which is 137 percent more than last year’s budget for health services.

New nutrition mission is being launched by the Government of India.

With the provision of about Rs 5 lakh 50 thousand crore for capital works, over 34 percent has been increased in the budget. This will help in making large capital works of infrastructure in Madhya Pradesh.

Rs 8 thousand crores in Bharat Mala Yojana will ensure the implementation of Atal Progress-Way

in fast track.

Jaljeevan Mission started for urban areas also.

Urban Clean India Mission-2 will be started at a cost of about Rs 01 lakh 41 thousand crore for five years.

The formation of a new development financial institute with a share capital of Rs 20 thousand crores will enable long-term loans for capital schemes.

The lending limit was increased to 4 percent of the gross domestic product to the states. In addition, provision for additional lending of 0.5 percent has also been made. With this, additional capital works of more than about Rs 13 thousand crores will be started in Madhya Pradesh in the financial year 2021-22.

One crore new connections will be given under Ujjwala scheme. With this, about 8 lakh new connections will be given to the beneficiaries in Madhya Pradesh too.

Digital census work will be done in the country at a cost of Rs. 3500 crore.

Senior citizens above 75 years of age are exempted from filing income tax returns on the 75th anniversary of independence.

750 new Eklavya schools to be opened in tribal areas of the country. The cost of Eklavya school has been increased by the government from Rs. 20 crores per school to Rs. 38 crores per school by the government.

Mega Textile Park Scheme will be launched in India and 7 new textile parks will be set up in the next 3 years.

Three new schemes of dedicated freight corridor will be implemented, one of which will be developed from Itarsi in Madhya Pradesh to Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.


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