UP Budget 2022 highlights: 'Vision for 5 years,' says CM Yogi after presenting budget

  • UP budget 2022-23 highlights: The Uttar Pradesh government 2.0 presented its first annual budget for 2022-23 on Thursday.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2022 02:11 PM IST
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UP budget 2022-23 highlights: The Yogi Adityanath government 2.0 Thursday tabled its maiden budget in the assembly. Presenting the budget, Uttar Pradesh finance minister Suresh Kumar Khanna said, “The economy of the state is improving rapidly. We believe that we will be successful in taking the state's economy to USD 1 trillion.” The state presented an annual budget of 5.50 lakh crore in 2021-2022. Its size went up to 5.66 lakh crore with the presentation of supplementary budgets. Interim budget for 2022-23 was indicated at over 6 lakh crore.

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  • May 26, 2022 01:29 PM IST

     Free solar panels to be provided under Kusum Yojna: Yogi

    We also had announced in Sanklp Patra to make irrigation costs to zero for farmers in next five years. Towards this we now have announced under PM Kusum Yojna to provide free solar panels. In this budget we made provision for giving more than 15,000 solar panels this financial year: Yogi

  • May 26, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    Budget looks forward to the next five years: Yogi

    This Budget looks forward to the next five years as per the aspirations of the people of Uttar Pradesh. We propose to issue Garib Kalyan Card to the poor: CM Yogi Adityanath

  • May 26, 2022 01:21 PM IST

    Yogi speaks on budget 

    We had made 130 announcements in the Lok Kalyan Sankalp ahead of the 2022 polls. Of those 130 Sankalps, this budget includes 97. Fouty-four of them are new, the rest are the carry forwards from the pervious Sankalp Patra: UP CM

  • May 26, 2022 01:10 PM IST

    ‘Vision for 5 years’: UP CM Yogi after presenting budget 

    The budget has been made as per the aspirations of all sections of people and towards the goal of integrated development of the state. It is also the vision for 5 years: UP CM

  • May 26, 2022 01:08 PM IST

    Budget according to aspirations of 25 crore people of the state: UP CM

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's addresses press conference after his government presents budget 2022-23. “This budget is according to the aspirations of 25 crore people of the state,” he said.

  • May 26, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Employment generation in Budget 2022-23

    Employment was provided to 1.81 crore  youth in the private sector through private investment in the state.

    More than 60 lakh youth were linked to self-employment.  Through a fair and transparent process, 4.50 lakh youths were provided government jobs in the last five years.

  • May 26, 2022 12:46 PM IST

    Employment generation in Budget 2022-23

    The unemployment rate in the state was 18 percent in June, 2016, it has come down to 2.9 percent in April, 2022, the finance minister said.

  • May 26, 2022 12:43 PM IST

    Three green energy corridors in Bundelkhand proposed

    Three green energy corridors will be created in Bundelkhand, says finance minister.

  • May 26, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    Immense potential for employment in medical education, says FM

    There is immense potential for employment generation in the field of medical education. About 3000 nurses have been appointed in Government Medical Colleges/Hospitals and about 10,000 have been created which will be filled in the coming years, FM said.

  • May 26, 2022 12:40 PM IST

    Traget to employ 16,000 people under Village Industries Employment Scheme

    Under the Chief Minister's Village Industries Employment Scheme, in the year 2022-2023, a target is to provide employment to 16000 people by establishing 800 units.

  • May 26, 2022 12:36 PM IST

    Gram Unnati Yojana scheme proposed

    Under the proposed Gram Unnati Yojana scheme, solar lights will be installed on the roads of the villages. Green Energy Corridor will be built in Bundelkhand.

  • May 26, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    Scheme of Gram Unnati Yojana in the name of Kalyan Singh 

    The finance minister says the Gram Unnati Yojana has been introduced in the name of former Chief Minister Kalyan Sing.

  • May 26, 2022 12:27 PM IST

    100.45 crore for Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University

    100.45 crore has been set aside for Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University, Lucknow.

  • May 26, 2022 12:23 PM IST

    UP govt aims for 4 lakh jobs in 5 years 

    The UP government is targeting to create 4 lakh jobs in the next 5 years.

  • May 26, 2022 12:20 PM IST

    Emphasis on infrastructure development

    The finance minister told the UP assembly that the govt is promoting rapid infrastructure growth by ensuring development of world-class infrastructure and seamless connectivity via expressways, waterways, airports and other multi-modal projects.

  • May 26, 2022 12:19 PM IST

    Old age pension doubled

    Finance Minister Suresh Khanna says that the old age pension in UP has been increased from 500 to 1000.

  • May 26, 2022 12:16 PM IST

    2,100 crore for 14 medical colleges

    The UP govt will set aside 2,100 crore for medical college in the state.

  • May 26, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    276.66 crore set aside Uttar Pradesh special forces

    276.66 crore set aside for Uttar Pradesh special forces, entrusted with the task of looking after the security of courts and historical and religious places, including temple towns Ayodhya, Kashi and Mathura.

  • May 26, 2022 12:08 PM IST

    Emphasis on women and girls' safety

    For the safety and security of women and girls, the state government has set up “Women Help Desk” at all 1535 police stations of the state, designating women beat constables in the recent budget announced on Thursday.

  • May 26, 2022 12:05 PM IST

    UP to become 1st state with 5 int'l airports, expressways

    Uttar Pradesh to become the first state in the country to have 5 expressways. With the existing international airports at Lucknow and Varanasi and the new international airport at Kushinagar as well as the Noida Green Field International Airport at Jewar and Maryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh will soon become the first state in the country to have 5 international airports.

  • May 26, 2022 11:57 AM IST

    10000 startups, 100 incubators to be set up in five years

    To promote entrepreneurship and innovation in various fields among the youth, under the new UP Startup Policy-2020, a target has been set to establish a total of 100 incubators and 10,000 startups in 5 years.

  • May 26, 2022 11:47 AM IST

    More than 5 lakh jobs created by investors' summit

    A summit organised in 2018 yielded investment proposals of around 4.68 lakh crore, of which implementation of investment proposals of 3 lakh crore is in various stages, the finance minister said. Over 5 lakh jobs are being created from these investments. More such proposals are expected in another summit next week.

  • May 26, 2022 11:33 AM IST

    UP govt data indicates 2021/22 GDSP below 20 lakh crore

    In its advance estimates, the Directorate of Economic and Statistics of the Uttar Pradesh government has indicated the GSDP for 2021-2022 may remain at about 19.10 lakh crore.

  • May 26, 2022 11:31 AM IST

    720 crore for women's safety

    The Yogi Adityanath government will set aside 720 crore for women's safety in the state, the finance minister said.

  • May 26, 2022 11:30 AM IST

    5 international airports for UP

    Uttar Pradesh will soon have five international airports, the finance minister said. In addition, the state will also see construction of a Film City to woo filmmakers soon. 

    UP already has three functioning international airports - Lucknow, Varanasi and Khushinagar. In November last year prime minister Modi laid the foundation stone for another - in Greater Noida's Jewar. Domestic airports are in Agra, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Ghaziabad, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur and Bareilly.

  • May 26, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    Challenge is to mobilise resources for expenditure

    "How the state government will mobilise additional resources to fund various items of expenditure in the budget remains a challenge. UP though is striving hard to accelerate its rate of growth, the current domestic and international situation also poses a challenge," professor Yashvir Tyagi, ex-head of the political science department at Lucknow University, told Hindustan Times.

  • May 26, 2022 11:27 AM IST

    $1 trillion economy target

    UP finance minister Suresh Khanna said the target is to make the UP economy $1 trillion in size, to help fulfill prime minister Narendra Modi's goal of making India a $5 trillion economy.

  • May 26, 2022 11:25 AM IST

    Focus on infrastructure, jobs and women

    Earlier today finance minister Suresh Khanna said the focus of the Yogi Adityanath 2.0 government's first budget since re-election would be creation of infrastructure, generation of employment opportunities, youth and women.

  • May 26, 2022 11:23 AM IST

    UP finance minister Suresh Khanna presents State Budget 

    Uttar Pradesh finance minister Suresh Khanna presents the State Budget 2022-23 in the Legislative Assembly.

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Expect rain in Lucknow today, says weather man

Uttar Pradesh, as a whole, has a rain deficit of 47% this monsoon season, having received 56.3 mm rainfall only.
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For representation only (HT File Photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 12:25 AM IST
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Woman arrested for dumping lover’s body, hiding evidence

The man had reportedly consumed poison in the presence of the woman. The scared woman informed her brothers and they decided to dispose of the body without informing the police. They took the body to the jungle and dumped it on the side of the canal in Parikshatgarh area on the night of June 25.
The woman was taken into custody on July 1 on the basis of suspicion and during interrogation, she revealed the entire story. (Pic for representation)
The woman was taken into custody on July 1 on the basis of suspicion and during interrogation, she revealed the entire story. (Pic for representation)
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U.P. logs 372 fresh Covid cases, two deaths

In the past 24 hours, 540 patients recovered and till now 20,64,720 patients have recovered from Covid in U.P.
92,925 Covid samples were tested in U.P. in the past 24 hours. (Ht file)
92,925 Covid samples were tested in U.P. in the past 24 hours. (Ht file)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:54 PM IST
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Security cover of slain Hindu outfit leader’s wife increased after threat letter

The wife of Kamlesh Tiwari reported to the police that she received this letter in Urdu on June 22, in which she was threatened with a similar fate to her husband.
This comes days after Kanhaiya Lal, a tailor, was brutally murdered by two Muslim men — Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad — at his shop in Udaipur, Rajasthan. (FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE)
This comes days after Kanhaiya Lal, a tailor, was brutally murdered by two Muslim men — Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad — at his shop in Udaipur, Rajasthan. (FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 11:53 PM IST
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14 districts police chiefs among 21 IPS transferred in UP

Those transferred include senior superintendent of police (SSP), Ayodhya, Shailesh Kumar Pandey, who has been transferred as SSP Prayagraj replacing Ajay Kumar, who has been made SP CB-CID.
14 districts police chiefs among 21 IPS transferred in UP (PIC is for representation)
14 districts police chiefs among 21 IPS transferred in UP (PIC is for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:52 PM IST
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U.P.: VC meets members of LU Meritorious Students’ Council

The LU students were picked for their meritorious performance in their academic programme to be a part of the 19-member council, including 11 female and 8 male students.
The MSC, which was formed on Saturday itself, will lay out a 100-day agenda under which it will plan to organise cultural and academic events for the holistic development of the students and the university. (Sourced)
The MSC, which was formed on Saturday itself, will lay out a 100-day agenda under which it will plan to organise cultural and academic events for the holistic development of the students and the university. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:41 PM IST
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U.P.: Akhilesh flays ‘arrests’ of Krishna Patel, her daughter Pallavi

The administration’s denial of permission to Apna Dal (Kamerawadi)’s president Krishna Patel and Pallavi Patel to observe the birth anniversary of Apna Dal founder Dr Sonelal Patel is extremely undemocratic and autocratic, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said in a statement
Akhilesh alleged that the government was acting against the opposition leaders under political vendetta (HT file)
Akhilesh alleged that the government was acting against the opposition leaders under political vendetta (HT file)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 11:28 PM IST
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PM Modi to address VCs’ conf in Kashi on July 7

The UGC has invited 35 teachers and 15 eminent researchers of the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University to participate in the conference which will be inaugurated by PM Modi.
The conference, to be held at the international cooperation and convention centre Rudraksha, will focus on the new education policy (NEP). (Pic for representation)
The conference, to be held at the international cooperation and convention centre Rudraksha, will focus on the new education policy (NEP). (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:20 PM IST
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Country moving towards uniform school education, reveals RTI reply

28 education boards, departments of 23 states adopted NCERT syllabus in 2020-21; 17 more embraced it in 2021-22
At present, teaching in 23 states is being done from NCERT books. (For Representation)
At present, teaching in 23 states is being done from NCERT books. (For Representation)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 11:15 PM IST
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Akhilesh flays BJP overhealth services, releases Dr Kafeel Khan’s book

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said that the health services had deteriorated under the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. All the hi-tech and costly machines in hospitals and medical colleges were not running. The companies had refused to service or repair them.
Akhilesh said that under the SP government, the people were getting treatment at government hospitals through a token of merely Re 1. (Pic for representation)
Akhilesh said that under the SP government, the people were getting treatment at government hospitals through a token of merely Re 1. (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:14 PM IST
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Apna Dal factions trade charges on party founder’s birth anniversary

Apna Dal founder Sonelal Patel’s wife Krishna Patel and her lawmaker daughter Pallavi, who represent Apna Dal (Kamerawadi), accused the police of preventing them from holding a similar function in the party founder’s memory
Union minister Anupriya Patel along with her sister Aman at an event on her father and Apna Dal founder Sonelal Patel’s birth anniversary. (SOURCED IMAGE)
Union minister Anupriya Patel along with her sister Aman at an event on her father and Apna Dal founder Sonelal Patel’s birth anniversary. (SOURCED IMAGE)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:09 PM IST
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SGPGI opens separate account for AB-PMJAY beneficiaries

The virtual account opened by SGPGI has been named Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana to ensure successful implementation of Centre’s Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)
The Ayushman Bharat Yojana (AB-PMJAY) aims to help economically vulnerable citizens who are in need of healthcare facilities. It was rolled out in September 2018 to cover about 50 crore citizens of the country. (File pic)
The Ayushman Bharat Yojana (AB-PMJAY) aims to help economically vulnerable citizens who are in need of healthcare facilities. It was rolled out in September 2018 to cover about 50 crore citizens of the country. (File pic)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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UP: Doctor receives transfer letter 13 days after death

Dr Dipendra Singh (55) of Allahapur locality of Prayagraj and posted at District Hospital in Chitrakoot was seeking his transfer to his home district as he was suffering from liver ailment
The doctor died on intervening night of June 17-18 and his transfer letter arrived on July 1. (Pic for representation)
The doctor died on intervening night of June 17-18 and his transfer letter arrived on July 1. (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:22 PM IST
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‘Muktigatha’ a musical depiction of freedom struggle

UP saw maximum resentment against the British government, so it is pertinent that such events are organised often in every school and college. The state should set an example for the entire nation, says UP governor
Folk singer Malini Awasthi performing along with other artistes during a cultural programme ‘Muktigatha’ organised by SonChiraiya Foundation under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, at Sangeet Natak Akademi in Lucknow on Friday. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Folk singer Malini Awasthi performing along with other artistes during a cultural programme ‘Muktigatha’ organised by SonChiraiya Foundation under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, at Sangeet Natak Akademi in Lucknow on Friday. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 01:04 AM IST
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Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission seeks to build consensus on population control

A team is being set up to collect feedback on population control from districts with more than 25% minority population, says Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission chairman Ashfaq Saifi
In 2012, a draft bill on the population issue was put up on the website of the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission. (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION)
In 2012, a draft bill on the population issue was put up on the website of the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission. (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 01:20 AM IST
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