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  • 23 Feb 2024
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Uttarakhand to Table 90,000 Crore Budget

Why in News?

Recently, the Uttarakhand cabinet approved a proposal to table an annual budget of Rs 90,000 crore in the assembly session.

Key Points

  • The amendments that would be tabled in the state assembly are:
    • The cabinet has decided to include child labour, fake currency and human trafficking under the ambit of the Gangster Act, 1986.
    • The Jamrani Dam and Song Dam project have been approved and boring in catchment areas of rivers from where drinking water is being used has been prohibited.
    • Mobile lab vans approved for students in all 13 districts.
    • A proposal to purchase equipment for hospitals at Kedarnath and Badrinath.
  • Two amendments were approved in the Real Estate:
    • Regulation and Development Act 2016 under the housing department. And the construction of Economically Weaker Section(EWS) housing projects.
  • Under the education department the cabinet also gave nod to:
    • A proposal stating that if the post of vice chancellor (VC) in a university becomes vacant, additional charge can be given to the VC of another university for a term of six months.
    • BEd has been made mandatory for arts teachers in the education department and the duration of Sangeet Prabhakar degree for music teachers has been increased from five to six years.

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