Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presents supplementary budget of Rs 19,833 crore  for 2021-22 in Odisha Assembly winter session today

Bhubaneswar : Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari in Odisha Assembly today presented a supplementary budget of Rs 19,833 crore  for 2021-22, of which Rs 3624 crore for Panchayati Raj Dept, Rs 2310 crore for Health & Rs 2143 crore for Energy Dept respectively.

Besides, a total of Rs 2,147 crore has been allocated for irrigation facility, farmers’ welfare and food security and the supplementary provision of Rs 13,568 crore under programme expenditure is to be financed by tied up resources to the extent of Rs 6,137 crore, and through additional collection of own revenue to the extent of Rs 7,431 crore.

Similarly, Keeping in view the Covid-19 assistance and supply of rice to BPL families, Rs 1105.18 crore has been provisioned and Rs 11.37 crore is provisioned for fair price shop automation. While, a sum of Rs 584.92 crore has been allocated for social security measures.

A total allocation of Rs 3,911.81 crore has been made for rural housing, wage employment, provision of drinking water and rural infrastructure.

Further, a total sum of Rs 2,038.16 crore is allocated for public health care. Out of this, Rs 498.51 crore has been allocated for Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana and Rs 25.83 crore has been provisioned for KHUSHI-Distribution of sanitary napkins and total Rs 1,311.17 crore has been allocated for education, sports and skill development sector.