LIVE: Re-elected CM Pramod Sawant presents state budget 2022

Re-elected Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will present the state budget for the financial year 2022-23 before the state legislative Assembly on Wednesday. Sawant, who was sworn in as the chief minister of the coastal state on Monday, said the focus of the budget would be Swayampurna Goa 2.0.
LIVE: Re-elected CM Pramod Sawant presents state budget 2022
Re-elected CM Pramod Sawant presents state budget 2022

Re-elected Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will present the state budget for the financial year 2022-23 before the state legislative Assembly on Wednesday. Sawant, who was sworn in as the chief minister of the coastal state on Monday, said the focus of the budget would be Swayampurna Goa 2.0.

"Our priority will be to restart mining in the state, generate employment and encourage the tourism sector," Pramod Sawant had told ANI on Tuesday. "I'm thankful to the people of Goa for giving BJP another opportunity. Assembly will be starting tomorrow & Budget will be presented the day after tomorrow. Our priority will be to restart mining in the state, generate employment &encourage the tourism sector."

Pramod Sawant said the estimated GDP 2022-23 is Rs 91,416.98 crore, which is a growth rate of 7.07%.

Goa's per capita income stands at Rs 5.80 lakh: CM Sawant

Inspite of financial crush during Covid19, we were able to clear over Rs 600 crore bill: CM Sawant

As per RBI reports, Goa spends over 0.7% of GDP on research, which is second highest in the country.

Government earmarks Rs 10 crore for the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS)for government employees. Govt. worker insurance scheme will also be introduced: CM Sawant

Rs 65 crore will be allotted for Deen Dayal Swasth Yojna: CM Sawant

Goa government to pay Rs 1287.76 crore principal and Rs 1989.29 crore interest to clear all loans and stabilise Goa revenue: CM Sawant

CM Sawant promises the inauguration of the Zuari Bridge by the end of June 2022

Rs 15 crore allotted for wholesale fish market at Margao: CM Sawant

Rs 2099 crore allocated for Public Works Department. 5 water treatment plants proposed: CM Sawant

Rs 372 crore allotted for Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (GSIDC) for various projects: CM Sawant

Share from central tax is expected be Rs 5282 crores in the 2022-23 financial year: CM Sawant

Budget allocation for health earmarked to Rs 1970 crore, which is 12 per cent more when compared to the financial year 2021-22.

Rs 20 crore allocated for home loan schemes: CM Sawant

Modern bus stand based on PPP model to be constructed in Panjim: CM Sawant

First solar hybrid boat will be launched in April 2022: CM Sawant

16,000 litres of free water schemeto continue: CM Sawant

Goa government has proposed to set up Kunbi artisan village in South Goa: CM Sawant

A fleet of 35 ferry boats will be introduced to replace old boats: CM Sawant

The construction of Mopa International Airport will be completed and commissioned by August 2022: CM Sawant

CM Sawant has allocated Rs 100 crore for flood mitigation measures along vulnerable river banks

Two 50-bed critical care hospitals will be opened in each district. ESI hospital to be set up in North Goa: CM Sawant

Rs 1 crore provision for wired internet scheme for remote location schools: CM Sawant

Rs 3 lakh loan for farmers at 0% interest rate: CM Sawant

50% subsidy for rooftop solar power units: CM Sawant

Rs 650 crore expected from mining this year:CM Sawant

24x7 call center for animal welfare service: CM Sawant

Rs 114 crore allocated for skill development: CM Sawant

Ex Gratia of Rs 2 lakhs for the families of victim of Covid19: CM Sawant

Government will implement National Education Policy 2020 in a phased manner. Rs 3850.98 crore allocated education, higher education and technical education. 350 schools to get new science labs: CM Sawant

2000 employment generation target over next five years: CM Sawant

National Institute of Technology to start functioning in new premises from May 2022: CM Sawant

Rs 80 lakh provision made for NCC and NSS: CM Sawant

Rs 40 crore allocated for 3 free cylinder per year scheme: CM Sawant

Rs 15 crore for Chief Minister Pilgrimage Scheme for peoplewanting to visit religious sites: CM Sawant

Rs 567 crore outlay for agriculture, fisheries and animal husbandry: CM Sawant

Forest cover in Goa hasincreased by 6.21 percent: CM Sawant

Provision of Rs 1 crore for freedom fighters: CM Sawant

Rs 10 crore allocated for waste art park: CM Sawant

Rs 65.98 crore allocation for civil supply department: CM Sawant

Rs 20 crore allocated to restore temples destroyed during Portuguese era: CM Sawant

To alleviate rural poverty and create sustainable livelihood opportunities for the rural poor, I propose formation of 180 Self Help Groups (SHGs) & 46 Village Organizations in 2022-23 for engaging in vegetable cultivation & marketing, poultry, dairy, bee keeping, mussels and oyster cultivation & marketing, Agarbatti, Wax Candles, Food Processing and likewise enterprises

The total allocation to the Home department which is crucial for security and Law and Order of the State is Rs. 1188.03 crores: CM Sawant

Rs. 1.94 crores has been earmarked for the State Police Complaints Authority and a provision of Rs. 6 crores has been made for Goa Human Rights Commission: CM Sawant

Government proposes to construct a new building for the archives department, for which a provision of Rs. 15 crores has been made. Further, in order to conserve the archival records for posterity a provision of Rs. 10 crores has been kept : CM Sawant

My government proposes to frame a “Heritage Policy” for the State. I also propose to conduct a structural audit of all protected monuments for the preparation of restoration plans. For this restoration and conservation works, a provision of Rs. 17.50 crores has been made: CM Sawant

The total allocation for the judiciary is Rs. 246.96 crores. The construction of New District & Subordinate Court Complex at Merces at a cost of Rs. 125.84 crores is in progress and the same will be completed by March 2023: CM Sawant

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