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Pujari presents full budget for 2022-23 financial year

2/07/2022 at 4:33 PM

Bhubaneswar, July 2: Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presented the full-fledged budget for 2022-23 financial year in the state Assembly on Saturday.

The total annual Budget outlay of Odisha for 2022-23 has been pegged at Rs 2 lakh crore.

Pujari presented Rs 21,166 crore Budget for the agriculture and allied sector for the year 2022-23.

According to the budget, the state government has earmarked Rs 1,325 crore under ABADHA, Rs 200 crore each under EKAMRA and SAMALEI and Rs 150 crore under the Integrated Development of Heritage and Monuments and Tourist Destinations scheme. 

Pujari allocated Rs 312 crore for the development of horticulture, Rs 112 crore for income support to farmers’ families.

Odisha government has made a provision of Rs 50 crore to promote use of electric vehicles (EVs) in the state.

Sports sector received Rs 911 crore which includes Rs 719 crore for development of infrastructure, Rs 115 crore for promoting sports eduction and Rs 11 crore towards Odisha’s contribution to Khelo India.

 The budget has allocated Rs 2,000 crore for Mission Shakti Department and Rs 700 crore under MUKTA scheme.

Allocation under industrial promotion, development of MSME and Startup promotion got a boost with the Finance Minister earmarked Rs 1,269 crore for the purpose which is 29% more than the previous year.

Rs 1874 has been allocated for Kalia scheme, Rs 161 crore for agriculture research and education and Rs 968 crore for control of flood.

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