AAP govt unveils 'green budget' in bid to improve Delhi's air quality

Delhi Government Pegs Economic Growth At 11.22 Per Cent In 2017-18

Delhi Government Pegs Economic Growth At 11.22 Per Cent In 2017-18

The first Outcome Budget stated that about 1.90 lakh children in the age group of nine to 11 months were fully immunised against the target of 2.52 lakh children, and one lakh institutional deliveries were facilitated through ASHA workers as against an annual target of 1.40 lakh.

26 percent of Budget is allocated for education, total amount Rs. 13,997 Crore.

While presenting the budget, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said "We are going to thread 26 programmes and schemes of Transport, Power, Environment and PWD departments for devising a unified system of pollution control to bring down levels of different pollutants".

The AAP government allocated Rs 6,729 crore for the health sector in its budget for 2018-19, announcing the launch of a "health insurance for all" scheme. It is for the third consecutive year that education is getting around 25 per cent of the budget allocation.

The programmes also have a slew of incentives for switching to non-polluting fuel, including 50 per cent concession in registration charges for private cars with factory-fitted CNG.

Some of the other measure announced were- Rs 35 crore allocation for two schemes to promote sportsperson in Delhi.

In the Delhi budget 2018-19, Rs 2190 crore has been allocated to the power department.

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School teachers would be given tablet computers to keep the record of attendance.

Restaurants will be given a subsidy of Rs 5,000 per tandoor to replace coal-based ones with electricity or gas-based variants.

A sum of Rs 175 crore was allotted for installing 1.2 lakh CCTV cameras in all government schools, which would enable parents to view online their children's activities in the classroom. As much as 12 per cent of the budget has been allocated to health.

"To provide healthcare services nearest to the citizens of Delhi, 164 Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics have been established so far".

Rs 15 crores to be allocated to establish Mobile Van Clinics.

The state finance minister, Manish Sisodia, said, "Despite demonetisation and GST, Delhi's economy is growing", adding that the government allocates Rs 1,000 crore for repairing small roads of the municipal corporations.

Internal sewer line installation in 162 colonies to be completed by 2020 to 13 lakh residents.

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