UP Budget: Yogi’s government focus on poor, backward and women

Must Read

Sanju Samson to replace Shikhar Dhawan in T20 series against WI

Sanju Samson will replace injured Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan in the T20s series against West Indies starting from next...

Supreme Court lashes out on Centre & Delhi govts for Rising Pollution

The Apex Court of the Country, the Supreme Court on Monday lashed the Central and State Government for their...

Harbhajan Singh wishes BCCI Prez Sourav Ganguly to change Selection Panel

The Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Monday urged Sourav Ganguly, President of BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket...

To support backward classes, poor students, and strengthen education system, the Uttar Pradesh government has come forward in the budget released today.

An great sum of Rs 52.66 crore has been allocated by the state government to construct hostel for poor students from backward classes. Another Rs 11 crore are kept aside flourish ‘O’ level computer training among unemployed students belonging to the backward classes.

In order to reimburse fees of students belonging to backward classes, a sum of Rs 551.28 crore have been cast aside.

Under the ‘Sugamya Bharat Abhiyaan Yojana’, the budget has also kept aside Rs 60 crore to make government offices and public buildings Divyang-friendly.

To increase Divyang pension from Rs 300 to Rs 500 per month, the state has cornered Rs 559 crore, while a sum of Rs 18.40 crore have been set aside to construct integrated special secondary colleges.

For the ‘Women Development and Maternity Benefit Programme’, the state has made a grant of Rs 100 crore, keeping aside Rs 262 crore for ‘Shabri Sankalp Abhiyaan’. Moreover, Rs 1,129.78 crore have been marked  for the destitute women.

For the purpose of free distribution of school bags among students of primary and senior primary schools run by the basic education board, the government has named another Rs 100 crore.

To provide more aid to the students of primary and senior primary schools run by the board, The state has assigned another Rs 300 crore to provide a pair of shoes, two pairs of socks and a sweater.

About Rs 124 crore have been allocated for free uniform and books to the students of primary and senior primary schools.

Under the Ahilyabai Free Education Scheme, the government has assigned a sum of Rs 21.12 lakh for free education up to graduate level to all girls

To support the “Mukhya Mantri Kisan Evam Sarvhit Bima Yojna”, a grand amount of Rs 692 crore has been decided to aid the weaker section of the society. Another amount of  Rs 85 crore for Common Man Insurance Scheme and Rs 250 crore for community marriage of daughters of poor parents belonging to SC, ST, OBC and minorities.

READ: Yogi Adityanath’s latest achievement: Boosting potato cultivation in UP

READ: Yogi Adityanath’s budget gives fillip to central schemes

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Delhi fire tragedy: How it all started

More than 140 illegal factories were operational in the narrow lane of Anaj Mandi of Karta Gauri Shankar. The...

Offline discovery and rewards space Magicpin passes annual gross merchandise value of $1 billion

Magicpin, an offline discovery and rewards platform, has surpassed annual gross merchandise value (GMV) of $1 billion (approx INR 7,129 crore) in the country,...

Delhi fire tragedy: PM, Delhi CM and Bihar CM announce ex-gratia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs each from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for family of those...

Unnao victim’s kin: ‘No cremation, until CM Yogi visits us’

The Unnao rape victim's family has refused to cremate her body until Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath visits them and assures strict...

Delhi: Fire at Luggage Manufacturing Factory Claims Lives of 43 People

Massive fire broke out at 5AM on Sunday, at a luggage manufacturing factory in north Delhi and claimed lives of 43 people. People who...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This