Here are the highlights from his budget speech and know what’s in store for Bengaluru:
Siddaramaiah announces ‘Namma Canteen’ on the lines of Tamil Nadu’s ‘Amma Canteen’
Separate toilets for women staff in police stations. Dial 100 service extended to districts.
New airports to be built in Karwara, Madikeri and Chikkamagaluru.
New scheme of Yuva Yuga to train 1.10 lakh people in IT, electronics, animation and other sectors proposed.
Budget proposes widening of Hebbal flyover and construction of an under bridge at a cost of Rs 88 crore.
Namma canteen to serve breakfast for Rs 5 and lunch for Rs 10.
Siddaramaiah says BDA to complete 3000 flats by end of 2017-18.
High end motorbikes, above Rs 1 lakh, to become expensive as MVT increased to 18 per cent from 12 per cent.
Government to regulate multiplexes by making the maximum entry fee at Rs 200.
Rs 5080 crore allotted for agricultural sector. Industrial growth expected at 2.2%.
50 beds to Ayush hospitals at Chitradurga and Chikkamagaluru at a cost of 6 cr
BMTC to induct 3000 more buses, out of which 150 will be run on electricity, 50 electric buses for Mysuru.
Silk board, KR Puram junctions to be developed in collaboration with BMRCL.
Rice quota under ‘Anna Bhagya scheme’ has been increased to 7kg from 5kg
Rs 400 crore grant for Chennai-Bengaluru- Chitradurga Industrial corridor.
Siddaramaiah lifts VAT on wine, beer, wine and hard liquor.
To overcome the shortage of specialized doctors in govt hospitals, govt medical colleges will commence DNB post graduate course.
1000 households in Bhubaneswar can avail gas through GAIL pipeline by December 2018 through a pilot project.
Opening balance: Rs -176.04cr. Total Receipts: Rs 1,44,891.54cr. Total Expenditure: Rs 1,44,755cr. Surplus: Rs 136cr.
Integrated Ayush hospitals having 50 beds will be established in Chitradurga and Chickamagaluru District hospitals at at total cost of 6 crore.
One ambulance service will be provided for a radius of 10 to 15 km.
20 bedded poly trauma centre and 10 bedded ICU, with ventilator proposed at Sanjay Gandhi Accident Trauma and Rehabilitation Centre in Bengaluru.
Mortuaries will be constructed in 150 community health centers.
Wenlok hospital, Mangaluru will be upgraded at a cost of Rs 10 crore.
Dialysis centres to be established in 114 talukas. Blood Transfusion Units to be set up in 10 district hospitals.
Five super specialty hospitals proposed in Davanagere, Ramanagara, Tumakuru, Vijayapura and Kolar for cancer and heart disease treatment.
Approval granted for Bengaluru Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE) on the lines of London School of Economics.
Shoes, socks, chudidhars for girl students from class 8 to 10, spectacles and story books with social message proposed for school children.
Free laptops for 1st year engineering, medical, polytechnic and first grade colleges proposed.
New Raichur university with all colleges in Raichur and Yadgir districts to be established. 25 new polytechnics in rural areas proposed.
Ambulance services to be streamlined with all 1538 ambulances under two different departments to be integrated. One ambulance for every 10 to 15 kms or 35000 population proposed.
Renovation of Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain in Bengaluru with new technology and rain proof shelter.
Construction of new hospital of Karnataka Institute of Endocrinology in Indiranagar, Bengaluru, – Rs. 35 crores.
Minto Super Speciality Hospital to be developed at an estimated cost of Rs.10 crores. Setting up of Institute of Dermatology in the premises of
Tuberculosis Hospital, Bengaluru, at an estimated cost of Rs.10 crore.
Steps to make the Special Children Court child-friendly and construction of court at Bengaluru Urban District – Rs.4 crores.
Construction of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Bhavan in Bengaluru; – Rs.20 crores.
Setting up Training Centre in Bengaluru to train Management and staff of the Wakf institutions.
10 working women hostels to be opened at a cost of Rs. 2 crores each in Bengaluru and other Corporation areas.
“Mane-Malige”, a loan scheme to be launched at a unit cost of Rs.5 lakh with subsidy of 50% and loan of 50%, for the people belonging to special/weaker sections.
Steps to be initiated for ensuring 100% preference in the employment of Group C & D jobs to Kannadigas and 5 percent for differently-abled in the private sector.
Action to be taken to increase the retirement age of private sector employees to 60 years.
Upgradation of Indiranagar ESI hospital and commencement of Super Specialty Departments.
Credits Bangalore Mirror