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.
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.