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Gujarat Budget 2018 Highlights

Gujarat Budget 2018 Highlights

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, presented the Budget for 2018-19 today. The Gujarat Assembly Budget session began on February 19 and would conclude on March 28.

Here are the highlight of the Gujarat Budget 2018:

  • Our government policies and development are two sides of the same coin: Nitin Patel
  • Gujarat budget has been increased to Rs1.83 lakh crore from Rs 1.72 lakh crore: NitinPatel
  • Rs 6,755 crore allocated for agriculture sector : NitinPatel
  • Rs 3 lakh per farm allocated for setting up 12 animal farms : NitinPatel
  • Rs.50 crore allocated for setting up new cold storage : NitinPatel
  • Rs 6,755 crore allocated for farmers welfare and co-operation,agriculture : NitinPatel
  • Rs.272 crore allocated for Mukhymantri Apprenticeship scheme : NitinPatel
  • Rs 785 crore allocated to create new opportunities of employment for youths of Gujarat : NitinPatel
  • Rs 140 crore allocated to set up new 5000 animal farms : NitinPatel
  • As per new Mukhyamantri Apprenticeship Scheme, youth to get Rs 3,000 per month with training : NitinPatel
  • Senior citizens will get Rs 80,000 subsidy for knee replacement : NitinPatel
  • As per Apparel and garment policy, Gujarat govt to give Rs.3200 to male worker and Rs.4000 to female worker : NitinPatel
  • 30,000 to be recruited in Gujarat government jobs : NitinPatel
  • Senior citizens will get Maa Vatsalya Yojna benefit : NitinPatel
  • The revenue surplus of the state has increased from Rs.1704 Cr during the year 2015-16 to Rs.5947 Cr during 2016-17. This Surplus has been used for incurring developmental capital expenditure by the state.
  • The fiscal deficit which was 2.24% of GSDP in 2015-16 has come down to a record low level of 1.42% of GSDP During 2016-17 : NitinPatel
  • Virtual classrooms in medical colleges will be set up,Rs 2 crore allocated for it : NitinPatel
  • Rs 42 crore allocated for research Park in Gujarat University : NitinPatel
  • Now, As per Maa Vatsalya Yojana, upto Rs 3 lakh medical treatment will be free, up from Rs 2 lakh earlier: NitinPatel
  • Rs 44 crore allocated to develop infrastructure of Gaushala and Panjrapol : NitinPatel
  • Anganwadi kids to get two pair of uniform : NitinPatel
  • Surat Airport to get International Immigration service : NitinPatel
  • Sagbara, Dediyapada, Subir, Borakhtala, Kaprada, Bardoli to get Girls and Boys Hostels : NitinPatel
  • Rs.30 crore allocated for Surat Diamond dream city project : NitinPatel
  • New flyover from Sahara Darwaja to Karnimata Chawk to be built in Surat city : NitinPatel
  • New railway overbridge from Udhna to Siddharthnagar to be built in Surat city : NitinPatel
  • Rs 20 crore allocated for repairing work of 10,000 steps of Girnar hill : NitinPatel
  • Four cyber crime police stations to be set up in Rajkot,Surat,Vadodara and Mehsana : NitinPatel
  • Rs 22 crore allocated for Modhera solar project : NitinPatel
  • Five new english medium schools to be set up in Gandhinagar :NitinPatel

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