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UP Budget: Started with 149 crores 71 years ago, now has grown 4 thousand times

Updated: February 22, 2023 4:22 pm

After independence, for the first time in UP, assembly elections were held in 1951. Congress won an absolute majority and Govind Ballabh Pant became the first CM of the state. He presented the first budget of UP on March 14, 1952. This budget was Rs 149 crore. At that time special emphasis was laid on setting up infrastructure. Government released funds for sugar mills. If we compare the budget of 1952 and the budget of 2023, then it is known that this budget has become about 4 thousand times bigger than that budget.

The Yogi Adityanath government presented the second budget of its second term with a total budget of 690242.43 crores. Before presenting the budget, CM Yogi Adityanath said, ‘The budget of ‘New Uttar Pradesh’, which is going to be presented today in the first year of the Amrit Kaal of independence, will add new golden chapters in the history of social, economic and cultural development of the state. Undoubtedly, this budget will fulfill the interests of every section of the society including the villages, poor, farmers, youth and women of the state as per the vision of the respected Prime Minister.

Presently 19 State Universities, 01 Open University, 01 Deemed University, 30 Private Universities, 172 Government Colleges, 331 Aided Non-Government Colleges and 7372 Self-Financed Colleges are operating in the state to fulfill the objectives of higher education.

● Lucknow and Gorakhpur universities have got A-double plus category in NAAC ranking. Similarly, K. G. M. U. has also got A+ category in NAAC ranking.

● Madan Mohan Malviya Technical University, Gorakhpur has got A grade. For the first time in India, any agricultural university has been given NAAC ranking and this credit has been received by the state’s Kanpur Agricultural University. Among the private universities of the state, Amity University has been given A-category and Sharda University, Galgotias University and G.L.A. The university has got A+ grade.

● For the first time in the state, 11 universities have participated in the preparation of National Institutional Ranking. QIS for world-class ranking of four universities participating in the ranking. A provision of Rs 50 crore is proposed for the establishment of Maa Vindhyavasini State University in Vindhyachal Dham Mandal.

Diploma level 201 government institutions and 19 aided institutions ie 220 institutions are approved in the state, out of which training is being provided in 168 institutions.

● 52 State Polytechnics are under construction / in the process of establishment, which are to be operated on PPP mode in the near future.

● At present, admission is being given to students in 1372 private sector diploma level institutions.

● At present, the total admission capacity is 223779 including all the government aided and private sector institutions. With a view to provide more employment to students and manpower for emerging technology based industry, 04 courses under New Age Course from session 2022-23, namely, Data Science and Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Cyber Security and Teaching Training in Drone Technology 21 State has been started in polytechnics, in which the admission capacity is 1575.

Under Matritva Shishu and Balika Madad Yojana, in the case of institutional delivery of registered women laborers, there is a provision to give an amount equal to minimum wage of three months and medical bonus of Rs.1000 and Rs.6000 in lump sum to the wives of registered male workers.

For the education of children of construction workers, Atal residential schools are under construction for 1000 boys/girls in each revenue circle for studies from class 06 to class 12. The operation of these schools is to be started from the coming session 2023-2024. An arrangement of Rs.63 crore for the residual construction work and about Rs.50 crore for the purchase of equipment etc. is proposed.

● For farmers, a provision of Rs 175 crore is proposed for advance storage of chemical fertilizers. A provision of Rs 100 crore is proposed for the financial strengthening of district cooperative banks.

● Loans worth Rs 7,556.91 crore have been disbursed in the year 2021-2022, benefiting 18.76 lakh farmers. In the year 2022-2023 till 30-11-2022, 15.41 lakh farmers were benefited by disbursing loans worth Rs 6936.76 crore.

● Under Pt. Deendayal Gramodyog Rozgar Yojana, there is a provision to provide the facility of interest subvention to the beneficiaries benefited in the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Scheme of the Government of India for 3 years. A budget provision of Rs 10 crore is proposed for this scheme.

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