Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Budget 2023-24: Sectoral allocations


Presenting the Budget for the financial year 2023-24, chief minister Neiphiu Rio said the Annual Development Outlay for 2023-24 had been fixed at Rs 82,000 lakh, an increase of Rs 4,500 lakh or 5.49% over the current financial year.
Out of this, Rs 25,000 lakh has been earmarked for State’s matching share for Central sponsored schemes (CSS) to ensure release of funds by the Central Government.
He said steps had been initiated to gradually increase negotiated loan component from NABARD for all rural infrastructure projects since it had low interest rate of 4.50% compared to loans from other sources that were above 9%. This would help reduce the State’s interest burden, he claimed.
A total outlay of Rs 5,426 lakh for Agri and Allied sector.
Rs 1,736.09 lakh to Agriculture Department for construction of offices and quarters, of which Rs 706.09 lakh earmarked for core activities like 65 agri farm roads, promotion of indigenous products and capacity building and exposure trips for farmers, and Rs 800 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 590 lakh to Horticulture Department for construction of horti link roads, augmentation of marketing of horticultural produce, development of flower clusters and other core activities, of which Rs 150 lakhs for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 400 lakh to Soil and Water Conservation Department for construction of departmental guest house and other core activities, of which Rs 150 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 470 lakh to Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Department for various activities like strengthening pig breeding farms and setting up feed and fodder manufacturing units through private participation and pig breeding farms in districts. Of this, Rs 70 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 350 lakh to Fisheries Department for development of cluster-based fisheries and to institutionalise farmers producers organisations (FPOs), of this Rs 100 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 420 lakh to Forest Department for setting up high-tech nurseries to promote indigenous wild fruits in Nagaland, of which Rs 100 lakh was for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 250 lakh to Cooperation Department for construction of office at Mokokchung, for MARCOFED activities and other core activities.
Rs 600 lakh to Land Resources Department for various activities like setting up a Learning Centre for Coffee, promotion of coffee tourism and livelihood through coffee, rejuvenation of natural streams, promotion of natural tea and providing rubber sheet rollers. Of this, Rs 100 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 354.48 lakh to Water Resources Department for various core activities, of this Rs 150 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 3,400 lakh to Rural Development Department for construction of farmer markets, improvement of roads, and SIRD for construction of academic block and core activities, which includes Rs 3,000 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 2,400 lakh to Department of Under Developed Areas for core activities and iconic projects, including Rs 100 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 1,902.28 lakh for power sector – Rs 721 lakh for upgrading 33/11 kv sub-stations and modernisation of existing sub-stations, Rs 1,181.28 lakh for various works like construction of transmission lines, construction of new electrical stores, godowns and duty rooms and purchase of power transformers.
Rs 220 lakh for new and renewable energy sector for infrastructure works at the new directorate complex and for conversion of off-grid power plants in government offices to grid connections, including Rs 30 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 913 lakh for industries and commerce sector for various activities like incentives under Startup Policy, Ease of Doing Business, upgrade of International Trade Centres and for various activities of the State public sector units (PSUs).
Rs 430 lakh to Sericulture Department for augmentation of eri and muga, silk processing unit and other core activities, including Rs 30 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 150 lakh to Department of Geology and Mining for purchase of drilling rig.
Rs 318 lakh to Nagaland State Mineral Development Corporation to facilitate shifting of decorative stone plant from Chümoukedima to Ganeshnagar.
Rs 5,680 lakh for roads and bridges sector for development and improvement of roads, rehabilitation of bridges and construction of a Research Lab Centre at Dimapur, including Rs 1,200 lakh as State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 100 lakh to Mechanical Engineering Department.
Rs 678.51 lakh for road transport sector for construction of six helipads, acquisition of new buses and preparation of DPR for a short-landing strip.
Rs 412 lakh to Motor Vehicle Department for construction of offices and installation of weigh bridges.
Rs 443.33 lakh to Science and Technology Department for popularisation of science, for the Science Centre at Dimapur, for promotion of rural technology and local innovators and for construction works in the directorate.
Rs 416 lakh to Department of Information Technology and Communication for construction of State Data Centre, website and software development.
Rs 578.66 lakh to Planning Machinery Department for construction of quarters and infrastructure.
Rs 1,055 lakh to Tourism Department for Hornbill and Mini Hornbill, various construction works and participation in various fairs and festivals in the country.
Rs 320.49 lakh to Department of Economics and Statistics for various construction works and other core activities like compilation of statistical data, National Sample Survey and registration of births and deaths.
Rs 300 lakh to Department of Food and Civil Supplies for construction of office-cum-godown at Kohima and wooden dunnage for food grain storages.
Rs 150 lakh to Department of Legal Metrology and Consumer Protection for construction works.
Rs 270 lakh to Department of Evaluation for various construction works and evaluation studies.
Rs 3,056.11 lakh to Department of School Education for various construction works in government high schools and construction of a 60-bed girls’ hostel and approach road at Sainik School, Punglwa. This includes Rs 1,800 lakh as State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 1,123.07 lakh to Department of Higher Education for construction works in various government colleges like academic buildings and women’s hostels, including Rs 230 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 510 lakh to State Council of Educational Research and Training for various construction works, including Rs 250 lakh for State matching share for CSS.
Rs 172.37 lakh to Department of Technical Education for various construction works, including a boys’ hostel at Government Polytechnic, Tsunazho.
Rs 1,025 lakh to Department of Youth Resources and Sports for capacity building for youth empowerment, tournaments and sports activities, capacity building for music and arts, TAFMA and Hornbill-related activities.
Rs 350 lakh to Department of Art and Culture for Hornbill-related and core activities.
Rs 2,100 lakh to Department of Health and Family Welfare for construction works in hospitals, construction of quarters and upgrade of health centres in the newly-created districts, including Rs 1,400 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 1,795 lakh to Department of Public Health Engineering for various water supply works and constructions, including Rs 1,500 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 3367.99 lakh to Department of Public Works (Housing) for construction of offices, quarters and flats, including construction of Naga Patient Home at Vellore.
Rs 2,505.49 lakh to G.A. Housing for construction of DC, ADC and SDO offices, circuit houses, flat-type quarters and other construction works.
Rs 919.60 lakh for police housing and other constructions and Rs 292.47 lakh to Justice and Law Department for construction works like judicial quarters, customary courts and district courts.
Rs 497.77 lakh to Home Guards Department for construction works and development of Central Training Institute at Toluvi, Dimapur.
Rs 50 lakh to Jails Department for construction of jails and other works in jails and Rs 132.42 lakh to Excise Department for construction of a three-storey building for staff.
Rs 774.03 lakh to Urban Development Department for roads and infrastructure development activities.
Rs 230 lakh to Municipal Affairs Department for procurement of urban sanitisation machinery, including Rs 30 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS.
Rs 310 lakh to Information and Public Relations Department for construction of office buildings and quarters, and for multi-media mobile vehicles.
Rs 330.50 lakh to Labour Department for construction of flats, labour welfare centres at Tuli, Doyang and Weziho.
Rs 319.73 lakh to Employment, Skill Development & Employment Department for construction of staff quarters, skill development programmes and ongoing construction of flat-type staff quarters at Mokokchung.
Rs 1,123.40 lakh to Department of Social Welfare for construction of offices, handicapped and blind schools and child welfare and destitute homes.
Rs 300 lakh to Women Resources Department for livelihood intervention and core activities.
Rs 4,126.48 lakh for General Services Sector, including Rs 300 lakh to Printing & Stationery Department for construction of flat-type quarters, Rs 125 lakh to Administrative Training Institute for improvement and expansion of training complex, Rs 720 lakh to Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat for construction of three residential quarters and refurbishing of MLA Hostel.
Rs 968.08 lakh to Fire & Emergency Services for construction of staff quarters, garages, duty rooms, purchase of firefighting equipment and improvement of the directorate office complex, including construction of rainwater harvesting facilities at Kiphire, Phomching and Wokha fire stations.
Rs 136.74 lakh to Treasuries & Accounts Department for construction of sub-treasury office at Chozuba and for capacity building activities.
Rs 185 lakh to Border Affairs Department for ongoing flat-type quarter construction at Meriema.
Rs 50 lakh to Parliamentary Affairs Department for parliamentary study tour.
Rs 491.54 lakh to Taxes Department for construction of ongoing flat-type staff quarters and a new office building of commissioner taxes.
Rs 275 lakh to Village Guards for construction of new barracks in three districts of Eastern Nagaland, improving amenities at Central Training Institute, Dimapur and in two VG guest houses.
Rs 90.12 lakh to Election Department for construction of central warehouse storage for EVMs and VVPATs at Chümoukedima.
Rs 320 lakh to Home Department, Disaster Management for activities of State Disaster Management Authority, capacity building and mitigation programs.
Rs 150 lakh to Tribal Affairs Department for construction of staff quarters and Rs 315 lakh to Minority Affairs Department for construction of playgrounds, community halls, amphitheatres and playgrounds.
Other allocations
Rs 12,500 lakh for State’s matching share for CSS
Rs 12,500 lakh for respective demands of CSS implementing departments
Rs 2,500 lakh for land acquisitions
Rs 1,000 lakh for CMCF
Rs 100 lakh for Monitoring Cell activities
Rs 150 lakh for GIS and Remote Sensing Centre
Rs 130 lakh for SDG initiatives
Rs 3,000 lakh for innovative programmes.
Funds also provided to Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency, Bio Resource and Aromatic Plants, Bee and Honey Mission and NEPeD for their core activities.


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