Budget 2020 – 21 Highlights.

Budget 2020 – 21 Highlights.

This Budget is under themes of Aspirational India, Economic Development and caring society: FM Nirmala Sitharaman.

Rs.5958 cr for the UT of Ladakh :
30757 crore for the UT of J&K.

National Recruitment Agency to be set up for recruitment to non-gazetted posts through computer-based online process.

Govt committed to doubling farmers income by 2022.


Centre will encourage state govts which will implement modern laws like Model Agricultural Land Leasing Act of 2016.

Krishi Udan will be launched by Ministry of Civil Aviation on National, International routes.

Thrust will be given to Horticulture sector.

Govt will encourage balanced use of all fertilisers.

Govt intends to eliminate Foot and Mouth Disease.

Indian Railways to start a Kisan Train to carry perishables and Milk.

Need to empanel more hospitals in tier 2 and tier 3 cities under Ayushman Bharat scheme.

FM Proposes public-private partnership (PPP) mode hospitals in 112 aspirational districts.

200 lakh tonne of fish production by 2023.

Allocation of Rs. 12,300 cr for  Swachh Bharat Mission.

Allocation of Rs. 1.2 lakh cr for rural development and 1.6 lakh crore for agriculture and allied activities.

New Education policy to be announced soon.

Allocation of Rs. 11,500 crore for Jal Jeevan Mission.

Agri credit target for 2020 set at Rs. 15 lakh crore.

69,000 crore to health Sector.

Govt proposes to end Tuberculosis by 2025.

Five new smart cities to be developed. Scheme to encourage manufacture of mobile phones.

Govt proposes Rs. 3.6 lakh cr for piped water supply to households.

150 higher institutes to start apperentice training for General category student.

Rs. 100 lakh cr to be invested in infrastructure sector in next 5-years.

Rs. 27,300 cr for promoting development of industry and commerce.

Rs. 103 lakh cr fund for national infra pipeline launched.

12 highway bundles to be monetised before 2024.

Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be completed by 2023.

1.76 lakh crore rupees in 2021 for transport infrastructure development

WaterWays : Artha Ganga

100 more airports by 2024

Setting up of a large Solar capacity alongside the Railway tracks.

More Tejas like trains to connect iconic destinations.

Target to achieve 11000 electrification of Railway tracks.

550 wi-fi facilities have been started at railways stations.

Rs. 1.76 lakh crore in 2021 for transport infrastructure development.

Propose to expand National Gas Grid from 16,700 km to 27000 km.

Rs. 22,000 crore to power and renewable energy sector.

100 more airports to be developed by 2024.

All institutions at ground level like Anganwadi, Gram Panchayat & police stations will be provided digital connectivity.

Rs. 6000 cr proposed for BharatNet.

85,000 crore for Scheduled Castes and other backward classes. 53700 crore for Scheduled Tribes.

Rs. 28,600 crore outlay for women related schemes.

6 lakh Anganwadi workers are equipped with smart phone.

Rs. 35600 crore for Nutrition related programmes.

5 archeological sites would be developed as iconic sites with on site museums.

They are 1.Rakhigarhi,Haryana 1.Hastinapur,UP 3.Shivsagar,Assam 4.Dholavira, Gujarat 5.Aadichanallur,Tamilnadu.

Rs. 4,400 crore for clean air.

Deposit insurance coverage for bank deposits raised from one lakh rupees to 5 lakh rupees.

Budget proposes amendments to facilitate separation of govt pension trust from PFRDA.

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