Yogi Sarkar 2.0 has a special focus on the safety and empowerment of women and daughters, increased budget
Yogi Sarkar 2.0 presented its first budget in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Thursday. In this budget, the Yogi government has given special attention to women, daughters, and children. The budget has focused on the safety, employment, education, and self-reliance of women and daughters. The government has given a budget of Rs 12,193 crore to the Women's Welfare Department.
In its last budget, the Yogi government had received Rs 9781.30 crore from the Women's Welfare Department. That is, the government has made it clear its intention to empower women by increasing the budget for women's welfare by more than 24 percent. To promote women empowerment, the government is forming three women PAC battalions in Lucknow, Gorakhpur, and Badaun.
To give a further expansion to the Chief Minister Kanya Sumangala Yojana, the government has given Rs 1200 crore again this time. This, after the birth of daughters, the government provides financial assistance of 15 thousand rupees at different stages for their studies till their degree.
An amount of Rs 72.50 crore has been proposed for the women empowerment scheme in the budget. Under this scheme, women of the state will be motivated for employment. This will increase the enthusiasm among women and they will become strong and self-reliant.
Under the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao program in Jatt, 100 topper girl students of UPSEE-2018 will be provided laptops and 100 topper SC-ST girl students will be provided laptops. Rs 20 crore has been given for the ongoing mega mission Shakti Abhiyan in the state. Under the nutrition program, a provision of Rs 1675.29 crore has been made for the nutrition provided by the state government under the Integrated Child Development Scheme.
The Yogi government has made a provision in the budget to take the malnutrition rehabilitation centers from districts to blocks, paying special attention to child welfare. Under the Uttar Pradesh Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana being run by the government to support the children who lost their parents due to corona infection, financial assistance of Rs.4000 per month is being given to the eligible children.
The government has also made a provision of Rs 60 crore under the Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana (General) for the maintenance of children in the age group of 18 to 23 years who lost their parents due to corona or other reasons. 2500 per month is given in this scheme. Similarly, Rs 5 crore has been arranged for the construction of Government Women's shelters in Gorakhpur, Ayodhya, Varanasi, Mahoba, and Amethi.
The budget allocated to these schemes
Chief Minister Kanya Sumangala Yojana - 1200 crores
Chief Minister Saksham Suposhan Yojana - 100 crores
Women empowerment scheme - 72.50 crores
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Child Service Scheme - 60 crores
Mission Shakti Abhiyan - 20 Crore