Assam Fince Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma presents State Budget for 2018_19 in the state assembly.
The Budget presented surplus of Rs 1000 crore. The budget estimates show Rs 90673.42 cr under consolidated fund.
Assam presents surplus budget of Rs 1000 crore. With an opening deficit of Rs 3149 crore, the budget ends 2018-19 fincial outlay with a deficit of Rs 2149 crore.
Here are few of the following important initiatives and announcements:
>Six Government Medical Colleges and 11 District Hospitals will be strengthened by 2019 to provide cancer care: announced Himanta Biswa Sarma
>State Cancer Institute (SCI), Guwahati is fast emerging as a state-of-the-art hub for cancer treatment in state & boasts of first Nuclear Medicine facility in the Region
>Kaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Yoja
>Tejasvi vadhitamastu Edu-Infra Funds (TNEIF):Development of Professiol Colleges and Universities
>Zero Interest on Crop Loans, Farmers' Debt Relief and Fincial Assistance for Farm Implements
>Universalization of Old Age Pension Scheme: PRAMAct, a law that lays down that all Govt employees should take care of their elderly parents, is ected
>Axom Mala: Program for State Highway & Major District Road Improvement & Reconstruction
>SVAYEM (Swami Vivekanda Assam Youth Empowerment) Yoja
>Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Aru Jeevan Suraksha Yoja
>Uttoron State Government Sigture Projects for Legislative Constituencies:
>State Level Mega Skill Development Scheme
>City Infrastructure Development Fund (CIDF)
>Conversion of 1000 Timber Bridges into RCC Bridges
>Scholarship scheme for girl children belonging to the Minority Communities
>MSME Credit Guarantee Scheme
>Deen Dayal Divyang Xahajya Achoni
>To construct paver block roads along labour lines in all #TeaGardens in #Assam
>Amount of Rs. 99 Cr for payment of outstanding PF dues, gratuity, arrear wages, salary, bonus, etc. of a retired worker & staff of #AssamTeaCorporation
>To promote digital literacy & usage, each line Sardar in #TeaGarden will be provided with a smartphone of around Re 3,000.