Rs. 2582 cr budget proposals for Minorities finalized

Rs. 2582 cr budget proposals for Minorities finalized
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Hyderabad: The proposed budget for the financial year, 2018-19 is important as General Elections are likely to be held next year.

Govt. decided to enhance the budget extraordinarily. A meeting of the officials of the Dept. of Finance, Dept. Minorities Welfare and other institutions were held on Saturday. Present at the meeting were, Mr. Rama Krishna and Mr. Shiv Shanker, Secretaries of the Dept. of Finance, Mr. Dana Kishore, Secretary of the Dept. of Minorities Welfare and other officials.

According to the details, Rs. 2582 crore has been proposed in the budget.

Scheme Budget
Fee Reimbursement Rs. 300 cr.
Overseas Scholarship Rs. 100 cr.
Pre-matric Scholarship Rs. 30 cr.
Bank linked subsidy Rs. 347 cr.
Shaadi Mubarak Rs. 300 cr.
Wakf Board Rs. 235 cr.
Urdu Academy Rs. 45.2 cr.
Makkah Masjid, Shahi Masjid Rs. 10 cr.
Training and employment Rs. 35.2 cr.
Coaching in study circles Rs. 15.55 cr.
Haj committe Rs. 5 cr.
Iftaar, Christmas Rs. 72 cr.
Dairatul Maarif Rs. 5.5 cr.
Urdu Academy (Salaries) Rs. 2 cr.
T- Prime etc Rs. 25 cr.
Wakf’s Survey Rs. 1 cr.
Sikh Bhavan Rs. 5.25 cr.
Christian Bhavan Rs. 22 cr.
 Minorities Survey Rs. 6.76 cr.

It may be mentioned that during the current financial year, Rs. 1050 crore were released whereas only Rs. 660 crore. were spent against the allocated budget of Rs. 1226 crore.