Puducherry CM tables Rs 9,924-crore Finances, says authorities will work in direction of 100% literacy

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy, who holds the finance portfolio, Thursday offered the Finances for the fiscal 2021-22. Rangasamy stated the Finances measurement for the yr 2021-22 has been fastened at Rs 9,924.41 crore and the Union Territory’s personal income receipts have been estimated at Rs 6,190 crore.

Earlier within the day, delivering her customary handle, Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan stated the territorial authorities is making all efforts to comprise the unfold of Covid-19 and has largely succeeded. Soundararajan stated she needed to reiterate that the individuals of the union territory had voted for the federal government with excessive expectations and hoped that each one the members of the home beneath the ready steering of the Chief Minister would work exhausting to fulfil their expectations.


The NDA-alliance led by All India NR Congress chief Rangasamy offered its first funds on the fifteenth meeting session at 4:30pm within the meeting corridor. The Chief Minister stated all the guarantees made throughout the election can be fulfilled.

He stated money help of Rs 3,000 to all household ration cardholders have been disbursed in two instalments.

The allocation beneath the centrally-sponsored scheme is estimated to be Rs 320.23 crore. Rangasamy stated the Centre has permitted borrowings to the extent of Rs 1,684.41 crore to beat the fiscal deficit.

The full excellent debt of the union territory as of March 31, 2021 is Rs 9,334.78 crore. The typical development price of GSDP of Puducherry is round 10% as towards the common nationwide development of seven% to eight%.

“The expenditure incurred over the past monetary yr 2020-21 was Rs 8,342.87 crore which works out to 92.70% of the Revised Estimate. Because of the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and receipt of funds beneath some schemes from the Centre on the finish of the monetary yr, the expenditure beneath CSS was 64.13%. The unutilised quantity beneath CSS might be carried over to this monetary yr for reserving expenditure beneath respective schemes,” Rangasamy stated.

Within the Finances, Rs 2,140 crore has been allotted for salaries, Rs 1,050 for pensions Rs 1,715 crore for debt servicing and Rs 1,591 crore for energy buy. The federal government stated the opposite main expenditure consists of Previous Age Pension and different welfare schemes to the tune of Rs 1,290 crore.

Public Sector Undertakings, native our bodies, co-operative establishments and others have been allotted Rs 1,243 crore.

Rs 742 crore has been allotted for the schooling division. The Chief Minister stated his authorities will work exhausting to attain the 100% literacy price standing and stated steps can be taken to eradicate illiteracy and scale back dropouts in faculties. 5 faculties to be upgraded as fashionable faculties. Rs 296.62 crore has been allotted for Greater Training.

The federal government earmarked Rs 40 crore beneath Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Monetary Help Scheme in B.E. 2021-22 and 9,214 college students are anticipated to be benefitted by way of this scheme

A DPR for the institution of a Nationwide College of Planning and Structure in Puducherry Union Territory at an estimated price of Rs 334.30 crore has been submitted to the Ministry of Human Sources Growth for approval.

A sum of Rs 124.47 crore has been allotted for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Division. The AINRC chief stated Rs 5,000 per acre subsidy can be supplied to all paddy-growing farmers.

A cell app might be launched by way of which farmers would be capable of register themselves for monetary help.

The federal government has proposed to organize a DPR for establishing a zoological park in Puducherry on a 70-100 acre space.

Rs 44.88 crore allotted for Animal Husbandry Division. With the intention to improve milk manufacturing, a scheme of offering cattle feed at 75% subsidy to the non-members of milk co-operative societies might be carried out this yr. The federal government can be eager on making Puducherry self-sufficient in milk manufacturing. They’re anticipating a rise within the manufacturing from 1,22,000 litre to 1,75,600 litre roughly.

Rs 197.50 allotted for Civil Provides and Client Affairs.

Rs 5 lakh to be supplied as instant reduction for authorized heirs of deceased fishers within the occasion of dying throughout fishing actions.

Rs 797.88 crore has been allotted for Well being and Household Welfare. A 500-bedded hospital for varied epidemic infectious illnesses might be constructed at Gorimedu. A further sum of Rs 25 crore has been allotted for dealing with Covid-19.

Building of AYUSH hospitals at Villianur and Yanam to be accomplished quickly.

Rs 2.76 might be disbursed for temples to undertake restore/renovation works. An industrial buyers’ convention might be held on and September 23 and 24 so as to appeal to investments in Puducherry.

Historic ‘Calve Faculty’, a logo of French Tradition, might be renovated at a price of Rs 4.39 crore with out altering its conventional architectural design.

Rs 303.85 crore has been allotted for the police division.

New water provide works within the Puducherry area and Karaikal area might be arrange at an estimated price of Rs 38.42 crore and Rs 14.50 crore, respectively. The tasks might be taken up this yr.

As many as 13 main works at a price of Rs 133.51 crore might be taken up beneath the Roads and Bridges sector. Rs 25.85 crore was allotted for Puducherry Highway Transport Company. A Car Monitoring Monitoring Centre might be arrange within the Transport Division Workplace at an estimated price of Rs 4.6 crore beneath the Nirbhaya Framework for Security and Safety of girls this yr.

For Adi Dravidar and Scheduled Tribes Welfare, a sum of Rs 165.44 crore has been allotted. The academic help scheme for SC / ST for offering free schooling proper from the first customary to the faculty degree might be carried out from this yr. Training mortgage availed by way of Puducherry Adi Dravidar Growth Company (PADCO) to be waived.

Rs 562.80 crore has been allotted for lady and youngster growth.

VAT on petrol in Puducherry and Karaikal areas to be instantly decreased by 3%. This could scale back the value by Rs 2.43 per litre.

Crop loans availed by farmers by way of co-operative banks and people which might be in arrears might be waived.

Previous to the funds session, P Rajavelu, who represents the Nettapakkam constituency, was elected unopposed because the deputy speaker.

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