Andhra Budget 2010-2011: Highlights

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Andhra Budget 2010-2011: Highlights
Hyderabad, Feb 20: Undeterred by the fierce protests in the city over the statehood of Telangana, Chief Minister K Rosaiah presented state budget 2010-2011.

Andhra saw yet another tax-free budget, as the CM presented the budget for the sixteenth time.

The key highlights of the 1,13,675 crore budget include:

  • Non-plan expenditure of Rs 73, 347 cr
  • Revenue surplus of Rs 3,548 cr
  • Fiscal deficit of Rs 12, 983 cr
  • SEZs planned for Kakinada, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
  • Setting up of 353 heavy industries is being considered
  • A bus rapid transit system in Vijayawada and Vizag
  • Computers for all government schools

Stating that allocations to core sectors will remain a priority to the government, K Rosaiah announced the following allocations:

  • Free power - Rs 4,500 cr
  • Backward areas - Rs 383 crores
  • Senior citizens and handicapped - Rs 1,846 cr
  • Minorities - Rs. 210 cr
  • Scheduled tribes - Rs 93 cr
  • Tribal welfare - Rs 902 cr
  • BCs - Rs 1032 crores
  • OBC welfare - Rs 300 cr
  • Education - Rs 3,155 cr
  • Roads and highways - Rs 3,000 cr
  • Health - Rs 1,820 cr
  • Arogyasri - Rs 925 cr
  • Pavalavaddi scheme - Rs 200 cr


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