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Thrust of Odisha Budget 2021-22

22/02/2021 at 6:05 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 22: The focus of Odisha Budget presented in the state Assembly is on transformative health facilities and transformative infrastructure.

The following are the key focus projects:   

  • Aspiration for “New Odisha – Empowered Odisha” with agenda to transform health, agriculture, education, livelihoods, infrastructure as well as industries to the next level with adequate safeguard for the vulnerable sections of the society
  • Converting SCB Medical College into “AIIMS Plus institute” to provide world-class healthcare facilities by spending around Rs.3,500 crore over 3 years
  • To bring about transformative change in the agriculture & allied sector, there is provision of ₹1,800 crore under KALIA Scheme, ₹450 crore under
  • RashtriyaKrishiVikasYojana (RKVY), ₹795 crore for construction of “Instream Storage Structures (ISS)” in all major rivers, and ₹819 crore under the scheme Interest Subsidy/Subvention to farmers
  • Mega plan to transform Puri into World Heritage City under ABADHA scheme by allocating Rs.542 crore Transformative initiative for ‘EkamraKshetra Amenities and Monuments. Revival Action (EKAMRA) Plan’ by spending Rs.200 crore under EKAMRA Plan to pedestrianize more than 65 Acres around the Lingaraj temple Comprehensive plan to transform Samaleswari Temple Area Management
  • And Local Economic Initiative (SAMALEI) with an outlay of Rs.200 crore under SAMALEI Scheme
  • A new world-class hockey stadium over 15 acres of land at Rourkela with an outlay of Rs.90 crore

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