The Rs 13,997 crore allocated for education sector was up from Rs 3,525 crore in the previous budget and Sisodia said that education has been getting about 25 per cent of the total budget for the third consecutive year.
The budget has gone up from Rs 30,900 crore to Rs 53,000 crore in three years, since the AAP government took over in the national capital.
"I am happy to announce that we have shortlisted 26 separate programmes and projects proposed by four departments of Delhi government-environment, transport, power and public works -and attempted to bring them together in the form of a concerted initiative to control pollution", Sisodia said in his budget speech. The Budget also mentions the creation of a Road Safety Policy draft and a road safety fund to be created soon. Last year, the budget allocation for education was 23 per cent of the total budget.
The government would spend Rs 5 lakh for school managing committees to strengthen libraries, arts and education.
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Rs 15 crore allocated for school ranking to be done by Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights.
The programmes also have a slew of incentives for switching to non-polluting fuel, including 50 per cent concession in registration charges for private cars with factory-fitted CNG. All school teachers will also get tablet computers to keep record of attendance. There is also subsidy for restaurants who will use electricity or gas-based tandoors.
Installation of CCTV cameras in school buildings, self-defense training for girl students, promotion of sports in schools and setting up of a world-class skill center are among the big-ticket promises made by the AAP government in today's budget proposal. The government is focusing on mohalla clinics.
"To provide healthcare services nearest to the citizens of Delhi, 164 Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics have been established so far".
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Rs 20 crore allocated for sports facilities in schools.
Rs 53 crores allocated for Mukhyamantri Teerth Yatra.
According to the First Outcome Budget, of the total 1,685 indicators, 643 were identified as critical in the health sector by the planning department.
The state finance minister, Manish Sisodia, said, "Despite demonetisation and GST, Delhi's economy is growing", adding that the government allocates Rs 1,000 crore for repairing small roads of the municipal corporations.
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