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U.P. Budget 2015-16
Feb 26, 2015

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav presented Rs.3.02 lakh crore budget for the state for 2015-16. This is 10.2 percent above the previous year's proposals.

Highlights :

  • The fiscal deficit has touched 2.96 percent of the total GDP of the state.

  • The growth recorded over the last year was 5 percent.

  • State’s debt is expected to be around 27.5% of its GDP.

  • Rs.12,000 crore has been earmarked for roads and bridges.

  • Rs.200 crore for removal of slums from urban areas in 21 cities. 

  • Rs.400 crore for cleaning up of Gomti river. 

  • Rs.1,533 crore has been done for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

  • Rs.2,776 crore for minority welfare. 

  • Rs.3,000 crore has been allocated for the six-lane Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

  • Rs.425 crore has been made for the ongoing project of Lucknow Metro Rail.

  • Rs.587 crore for medicines. 

  • Rs.5,840 crore for family welfare.

  • Rs.2,727 crore for the Samajwadi pension scheme.

  • Rs.100 crore for the free laptop scheme. 

  • Rs. 25764 crores have been allocated for power upgradation and line maintenance in the state.

  • 2015-16 has declared as the Farmers year. 

  • 1000 Agri centrs will be established to promote agriculture as a good mean of livelihood among young farmer entrepreneurs.

  • New schemes of over Rs. 9388 crores have been included in the budget. 

  • For farmer’s accident insurance scheme, Rs. 600 crores has been allocated.

  • Allocation of Rs. 1,029 crore as revival package for the ailing state cooperative banks. 

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