HP Govt presents Rs. 13141 Cr. Supplementary demand for FY- 22-23.
Shimla, March 14
Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu government today presented first and final installment of Rs 13141.07 Crore Supplementary grant for the financial year 2022-23.
Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu who also holds finance portfolio said that Rs 11707.68 Cr is allocated for state schemes and Rs 1433.39 Cr under Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
The Major Expenditure proposed under the State Schemes includes Rs 6004.63 Cr. for repayment of Ways & Means Advance, Overdraft, Rs 1260.65 Cr for pensions and other retirement benefits, Rs. 551. 48 Cr for Power subsidy, Rs 444.03 Crore for construction of hospitals, purchase of medical equipments and HIMCARE yojna, Rs 435. 08 Cr. for construction of senior secondary school and college buildings, payment of salary, Rs 289. 38 Cr for assistance to Himachal Road Transport Corporation, Rs 284.79 Cr for Mukhya Mantri Sukh Aashray Kosh, construction of Sukh Aashray Bhawan and Social Security Pension, Rs 279.06 Cr for Water Supply and Sanitation, Rs 226. 51 Cr for relief on account Natural Calamity, Rs 209.33 Cr for Mukhya Mantri Swavlamban Yojna, Pradhan Mantri Gatishakti Yojna, Optical Cable Fibre Network and digital expansion or Government Departments, Rs 208.42 Cr. for Crop Insurance, Crop Diversification Project, pending liabilities or MIS and Horticulture Development project, Rs 156. 91 Cr. for grant to Rural Local Bodies, salary of staff or Zila Parishad and Grants under 15th Finance Commission, Rs 154.71Cr for Roads and Bridges, Rs 128.71 Cr for rail projects, Rs 108. 70 Cr for Skill Development Project, Rs 106.08 Cr for construction and maintenance of government buildings, Rest Houses, Circuit Houses and Hostels etc., Rs 67. 73 Cr. for Deen Dayal Antyoday Yojna-National Urban Livelihood Mission, Smart City Mission, AMRUT, Swachh Bharat Mission and Shimla Jal Prabandhan Nigam, Rs. 55. 48 Cr for Administration of Justice, Rs 53. 93 Cr for Food Subsidy, Paddy Procurement and Himachal Grihani Suvidha Yojna and Rs 43.33 Cr for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).
Under Centrally Sponsored Schemes, Supplementary demand is proposed for funding ongoing and new schemes for which money has been received during the year from the Government of India. Prominent among these are Rs 400 Cr. for Disaster Management received under NDRF, Rs 221. 96 Cr for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), Rs 141.78 Cr. for Smart City Mission, Rs 140.91Cr for Covid 19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package, Rs 95.60 Cr for Central Road Fund, Rs 95 .43 Rs for STARS Project, Rs 47 crore for Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojna, Rs 43.08 Cr. Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan and 34.47 Cr for Swachchh Bharat mission (Gramin). The house would finalise and vote the Supplementary grants tomorrow.