Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Tables Budget Of Rs 2.79 Lakh Crore For 2023-24
Major DBT allocations are YSR Asara (Rs 6,700 crore), YSR Cheyuta (Rs 5,000 crore) and Amma Vodi (Rs 6,500 crore).
Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath tabled a budget of Rs 2,79,279 crore for the financial year 2023–24 in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday.
Of the total budget, Rs 54,228 crore has been allocated for direct benefit schemes, which include YSR Pension Kanuka (which gets Rs 21,435 crore), YSR Rythu Bharosa (which gets Rs 4,020 crore), Jagananna Vidya Devena (which gets Rs 2,842 crore), and Jagananna Vasati Devena (which gets Rs 2,200 crore).
Other major DBT allocations are YSR Asara (Rs 6,700 crore), YSR Cheyuta (Rs 5,000 crore), and Amma Vodi (Rs 6,500 crore).
Besides DBT schemes, Rajendranath has earmarked Rs 15,882 crore for Health & Family Welfare, Price Stabilisation Fund (Rs 3,000), Manabadi Nadu-Nedu (Rs 3,500 crore) and Panchayati Raj & Rural Development (Rs 15,873 crore).
Likewise, the budget allocated Rs 9,381 crore for the Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Scheduled Castes Component (Rs 20,005 crore), the Scheduled Tribes Component (Rs 6,929 crore), and the Backward Classes Component (Rs 38,605 crore).
Under welfare for communities, the Finance Minister allocated Rs 4,887 crore for Kapu welfare and Rs 4,203 crore for minority welfare.
Similarly, housing for the poor was allotted Rs 5,600 crore, roads and buildings department: Rs 9,118 crore, irrigation: Rs 11,908 crore, energy: Rs 6,456 crore, and village and ward secretariats: Rs 3,858 crore, among others.