Chhattisgarh government has announced to launch CG Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana 2020-21 for farmers. The state govt. will provide mimimum support price Rs. 2500 per quintal for dhaan (धान) through this price deficit payment scheme. This announcement was made by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel while presenting Rs. 95,650 cr budget on 3rd March 2020. Rajiv Gandhi Kisaan Nyay Yojana will provide good returns to farmers for agricultural products. The state govt. has allocated a provision of Rs. 5,100 crore.
The recent CG Budget 2020-21 is announced with the spirit of Gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh (building a new Chhattisgarh). The Chhattisgarh Budget 2020-21 is primarily focused on nutrition, betterment and extension of health services. Moreover, there would be productive use of youths energy to develop them as a powerful resource. The CG budget also embodies the objective “Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah, Sarve Santu Niramayah (Let everyone be happy and healthy).
The central govt. had given special exemption to purchase paddy at support price along with bonus distribution to previous government. But this fiscal year 2020-21, the state could not get this exemption from the centre.
CG Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana 2020-21
In order to ensure appropriate benefit to Annadata (provider of food), the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana would be launched. The benefit of Rajiv Gandhi Kisaan Nyay Yojana would also be extended for 2019-20. The CG govt has made provision of Rs. 2300 crore for Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana. In this scheme, govt. will provide free power supply to agri-pumps to 5 HP capacity. Around 1176 biogas plants would be setup under Gobar Dhan Yojana for which provision of Rs. 450 crore has been made.
The state govt. of Chhattisgarh will setup Gurukul Vidyalaya (residential schools) in Giraudhpuri. Moreover, laboratories for Internet of Things and robotics would be setup at 3 engineering colleges and 5 polytechnics in the state. The state govt. will also borne tuition fees of students from Chhattisgarh who makes it to IITs, IIMs and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). On graduation, students would be directly recruited in govt. and semi-govt. institutions.
In order to check cyber-crime, various cyber police stations would be established under the limits of every Inspector General (IG) of police range. A Jail Reform Commission would also be set up to improve the state’s prison. The state govt. made provision of Rs. 7.20 crore for automated Air Traffic Control (ATC) towers at Jagdalpur, Ambikapur and Bilaspur airports. Moreover, Rs. 1 crore has been earmarked for construction of an airstrip at Baikunthpur in Korea district.
केंद्र सरकार ने कहा कि किसानों को बोनस नहीं दे सकते। लेकिन हम किसानों को धान का मूल्य 2500 रुपए देने के लिए प्रतिबद्ध हैं।
समर्थन मूल्य से अंतर की राशि ‘राजीव गांधी किसान न्याय योजना’ के अंतर्गत देंगे।
— Bhupesh Baghel (@bhupeshbaghel) March 3, 2020
Shahid Smarak (martyrs memorial) would be built in Nawa Raipur Atal Nagar in the memory of Congress leaders and security personnel killed in the May 2013 Jhiram Valley Naxal attack. As a whole, CG Budget 2020-21 earmarked 38% funds for social sector, 40% for economic sector and 22% for general service sector. The estimated gross expenditure for 2020-21 is Rs. 1,02,907 crore. The net expenditure after deducting repayment of debt and recoveries is estimated at Rs. 95,650 crore.
CG CM in Budget 2020-21 has estimated Revenue expenditure at Rs. 81,400 crore and capital expenditure at Rs. 13,814 crore which is 14.44% of total expenditure. The total revenue receipts for the year 2020-21 are estimated at Rs. 83,831 crore and Chhattisgarh state is estimated to have surplus revenue of Rs. 2,431 crore. Fiscal deficit (which factors in debt repayment liability) is estimated to be Rs. 11,518 crore, which is 3.18% of Chhattisgarh state GDP for 2020-21.
The total receipts of 2020-21 for CG state have been estimated Rs. 96,091 crore against estimated expenditure of Rs. 95,650 crore. The budget deficit is estimated to be Rs. 3,522 crore by the end of 2020-21. This also includes an estimated budget deficit of Rs. 3,963 crore for 2019-20.