Delhi government

Delhi governmentThe government of Delhi has presented a budget with a total outlay of Rs 65,000 crore for FY21, which is an increase from the budgetary outlay of Rs 60,000 crore tabled for FY20.

The education sector received the highest share of allocation of Rs 15,815 crore, which is 24.33 precent of the total budget.

An amount of Rs 7,704 crore has been made for the health sector and this includes Rs 50 crore dedicated to tackling COVID-19.

The Delhi government will also implement the Centre-sponsored Aayushmaan Bharat scheme in the state.

The government has also allocated Rs 1,720 crore for development of unauthorised colonies which is an increase from Rs 1,500 crore in 2019.

A total of 2,485 new buses will be inducted in FY20 and 1,880 buses will be inducted in FY21.

An amount of Rs 250 crore has been allocated for procurement of DTC buses and Rs 1,100 crore for viability gap funding in the cluster scheme. The free bus ride scheme for female commuters will continue.

An amount Rs 100 crore has been allocated for conversion of all classrooms at government schools into digital classrooms; Rs 2,820 crore for continuance of power subsidy across various categories.

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