Maharashtra authorities allocates Rs 2247 crore in direction of ladies and baby improvement in Funds 2021-22 | India Information
Mumbai: Specializing in ‘ladies energy’, the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities gifted a slew of advantages and schemes for women and girls coinciding with the Worldwide Ladies’s Day being celebrated globally, within the state Funds 2021-2022, right here on Monday.
Presenting the funds, Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar introduced an outlay of Rs 2,247 crore for executing numerous schemes by means of the Ladies & Baby Growth Division.
The Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Get together-Congress MVA authorities has given a concession of 1 per cent in Stamp Responsibility over the prevailing charges solely for girls, supplied the switch of home/property or registration of sale deed is within the identify of a girl/ladies solely.
“The scheme might be often known as ‘Rajmata Jijau Griha-Swamini Yojana’. The girl offers that means to the home and it isn’t improper for her to anticipate possession within the property. It is a part of the ladies’s empowerment course of,” mentioned Pawar, tabling the funds.
Nonetheless, this may entail a income lack of round Rs 1,000 crore to the state exchequer which he balanced by slapping further VAT and State Excise Responsibility on several types of liquors.
Pawar mentioned Maharashtra has at all times led in policy-making for girls and has taken many progressive steps for women training, making it free until Class 12.
He introduced a brand new scheme free of charge journey for women in rural areas, from their village properties to varsities/faculties through Maharashtra State Highway Transport Company buses.
The scheme is launched as ‘Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule’ and the state may also present 1,500 eco-friendly CNG and Hybrid buses to the MSRTC on precedence, Pawar mentioned.
One other scheme, ‘Tejasvini Yojana’ will present particular buses for girls in city/metro centres for a protected and straightforward commute.
Beneath the ‘Nav-Tejaswini Maharashtra Gramin Mahila Udyam Vikas’ a 6-year undertaking funded by Worldwide Funds for Agriculture Growth to the tune of Rs 523 crore, ladies and self-help teams will get alternatives to enhance livelihood and end in worth additions to their enterprises.
To empower ladies and kids, the state has already reserved 3 per cent from the District Annual Plans by means of which round Rs 300 crore could be obtainable every year, mentioned Pawar.
He introduced the formation of India’s first ladies’s battalion of the State Reserve Police Drive within the nation which is predicted to return up quickly.