New Delhi, Feb 1: Rs 85,000 crore allocated for SCs and OBCs; Rs 53,700 crore allocated for STs.
Rs 28,600 allocated for women-specific programme.
Rs 9,500 crore allocated for senior citizens and divyangs.
Finance Minister allocates Rs 27,300 cr for development of industry and commerce.
Investment clearance cell announced to facilitate single-window clearance.
More TEJAS-type trains will connect iconic tourist destinations.
Rs 35,600 crore allocated for nutrition-related programme for 2020-21.
100 more airports will be developed by 2024.
Huge employment opportunities exist for India’s youth in construction, operation & maintenance of infrastructure; Project Preparation Facility will involve young engineers, management graduates and economists from our universities, said the Finance Minister.
Scheme proposed for encouraging manufacturing of mobile phones, electronic equipment and semi-conductor packaging.
Allocation for education sector is Rs 99,300 crore for 2020-21.
Total allocation proposed for Swachh Bharat is Rs 12,300 crore.
Village Storage Scheme to be run by Self-Help Groups (SHGs); we want to restore women in villages as ‘Daanya Lakshmis’.
Indian Railways to set up a ‘Kisan Rail’ for perishable goods like milk, meat and fish to build a seamless national cold-supply chain.
‘Krishi Udaan’ will be launched by Ministry of Civil Aviation on international and national routs to help improve value realisation, especially north-east and tribal districts.