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UP Budget 2021 Updates: Yogi govt presents first paperless budget

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Lucknow, Feb 22: The Adityanath government presented a Rs 5.5 lakh crore budget for 2021-22 in the Assembly with a target of making Uttar Pradesh self-reliant. With the Assembly election a year away, the budget includes new schemes of Rs 27,598 crore.

UP Budget 2021 Live: Yogi govt presents first paperless budget

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2021: Here Are The Key Highlights

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4:09 PM, 22 Feb
"This budget is extremely disappointing especially in terms of addressing the problems of the poor, weaker sections and farmers," she said in her second tweet.
4:09 PM, 22 Feb
She alleged that the Adityanath government''s record on fulfilling its promises to the 23 crore people of Uttar Pradesh has not been "satisfactory" despite the fact the both the state and the Centre have the BJP-ruled dispensations.
4:08 PM, 22 Feb
"The BJP government''s budget presented in the UP assembly today, like the central government''s budget, is extremely disappointing in the state, especially in terms of ending the cruelty of employment, and creating jobs. Like in the central government''s budget, in the UP budget too, an attempt has been made to make promises and make people have beautiful dreams," Mayawati said in a tweet in Hindi.
4:08 PM, 22 Feb
BSP president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati Monday termed the state government''s budget "extremely disappointing", saying it just has promises for people but nothing to address unemployment.
3:56 PM, 22 Feb
Provision of Rs 15,000 core has been marked for Jal Jeevan Mission (rural) scheme and with stress on infrastructural development, it proposes Rs 1,107 crore for Purvanchal expressway, Rs 1,492 crore for Bundelkhand expressway and Rs 860 crore for Gorakhpur link expressway and Rs 7,200 crore for land acquisition for Ganga Expressway and Rs 489 crore for construction works.
3:56 PM, 22 Feb
The budget also has a provision for setting up of biosafety level-4 lab under Institute of Virology and Infectious disease Lucknow.
3:55 PM, 22 Feb
With a view to develop medical infrastructure, Rs 1,950 has been earmarked for construction of new medical colleges in 13 districts and Rs 960 crores for medical colleges under construction in eight districts.
3:55 PM, 22 Feb
Provision of Rs 5,395 crore has been earmarked for Rashtriya Gramin Swasthya mission, Rs 1,300 crores for Ayushman Bharat, besides Rs 1,073 crore for creating diagnostic infrastructure for primary healthcare facilities.
3:55 PM, 22 Feb
For youth development, the budget makes a provision for distribution of tablets to eligible students under the government''s ambitious Mukhyamantri Abhyudaya Yojana, for free coaching for competitive exams and for setting up model career centres in 12 other districts.
3:55 PM, 22 Feb
Provisions of Rs 4,094 crore for nutritional programme and Rs 415 crore for National nutritional campaign besides Rs 200 crores for Mahila Samarthya Yojna are also there.
3:55 PM, 22 Feb
For women welfare, the budget proposes Rs 1,200 crore for implementation of Mukhymatri Kanya Sumangla Yojana and Rs 100 crore for malnutrition of women and children under Mukhymantri Saksham Suraksha yojna.
3:19 PM, 22 Feb
SP spokesperson Rajendra Choudhary claimed that the budget would turn the tide in favour of "AY from YA" (Akhilesh Yadav from Yogi Adityanath) in the 2022 Assembly election.
3:19 PM, 22 Feb
"Poor and farmers were expecting big relief, but their expectations were not met. Now, the government has no time left and people of the state have seen what they did in the past four years," Yadav added.
3:19 PM, 22 Feb
This was fifth and last budget of the government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his game is over now, the SP leader said.
3:19 PM, 22 Feb
"Khel khatam, paisa hajam" (game over, money usurped)," Yadav said when asked about the budget.
3:17 PM, 22 Feb
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav panned the budget presented by the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday, saying expectations of the poor and the farmers' were not met.
1:20 PM, 22 Feb
We had paperless budget for first time. With 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vishwas', this budget aims to bring, taps, electricity, roads, water in every household, alongside making every village digital. This budget is for youth, women, poor and farmers: CM Yogi Adityanath on State Budget
12:46 PM, 22 Feb
With Assembly elections in the state less than a year away, the budget includes new schemes of Rs 27,598.40 crore.
12:40 PM, 22 Feb
Rs 400 crore for loans to farmers on subsidised rates
12:39 PM, 22 Feb
Rs 750 cr for Gorakhpur Expressway, Rs 1,107 crore - Purvanchal Expressway, Rs 1,492cr - Bundelkhand Expressway.
12:38 PM, 22 Feb
UP Budget: Rs 700 crore allocated for irrigation
12:38 PM, 22 Feb
Rs 100 crore has been allocated for Atma Nirbhar Krishik Samanvit Vikas Yojna
12:36 PM, 22 Feb
Rs 50 crore has been allocated for Covid vaccination in the state.
12:35 PM, 22 Feb
Finance Minister Suresh Khanna said - Police force will be modernized.
12:31 PM, 22 Feb
An amount of RS 600 crore has been proposed under the Mukhyamantri Krishak Accident Welfare Scheme launched with the aim of providing social security to the farmers of the state.
12:18 PM, 22 Feb
The size of the budget presented by Finance Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna is over ₹ 37,410 crore more than the previous year's budget.
12:10 PM, 22 Feb
The name of the airport under construction in district Ayodhya will be Maryada Purushottam Shriram Airport. I propose a budget provision of Rs 101 crores for it, says the finance minister.
11:59 AM, 22 Feb
Reading out the budget speech from a laptop, Khanna said the target was to make Uttar Pradesh "Aatmanirbhar" and ensure all round development of the state.
11:59 AM, 22 Feb
The budget for 2021-22 was presented by the state''s Finance Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna in the presence of the chief minister.
11:57 AM, 22 Feb
All members of the State Legislature have been provided iPads to view the budget highlights which will also be available on two big screens put up in the House.
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