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Rosiah presents 2010-2011 budget

Rosiah presents 2010-2011 budget

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Rosiah presented Rs. 1,13,675 crore budget, including a non-plan expenditure of 73, 347 crore, for the year 2010-2011 in the assembly in spite of the threat of siege of the assembly premises by the Telangana activists. This is the 16th time Rosiah is presenting the state budget. A revenue surplus of Rs 3548 crore has been predicted while fiscal deficit has been estimated to Rs 12, 983 crore in the budget.

The following are some of the key highlights of the budget 2010-2011:

Non-plan expenditure of Rs. 73, 347 crore.

Revenue surplus of Rs. 3,548 crore

Fiscal deficit of Rs. 12, 983 crore.

SEZs planned for Kakinada, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

353 heavy industries are being planned

A bus rapid transit system in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam

All government schools to have computers

Some of the budget allocations are as follows:

Arogyasri – Rs. 925 crores

Free power – Rs. 4,500 crores

Senior citizens and handicapped – Rs. 1,846 cores

Minorities – Rs. 210 crores

Scheduled tribes – Rs. 93 crores

Tribal welfare – Rs. 902 crores

BCs – Rs. 1032 crores

OBC welfare – Rs. 300 crores

Education – Rs. 3,155 crores

Roads & highways – Rs. 3,000 crores

Health – Rs. 1,820 crores

Pavalavaddi scheme – Rs. 200 crores

Backward areas – Rs. 383 crores

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