Housing for poor, insurance cover in Haryana's 2013-14 Budget
Proposing no new taxes, Haryana Finance Minister Harmohinder Singh Chatha said the Haryana Infrastructural Development Board is being constituted to spearhead efforts to bring in more private sector investment in PPP mode.
Decision has been taken to implement projects in six core sectors - Roads and Highways, Healthcare, Education and Skill Development, Tourism, Urban Transport System and Water Supply, Sanitation and Public Utilities - in urban and rural areas.
"I want to extend my solemn assurance that we will not leave any stone unturned to take the state to the higher trajectory of development with the same commitment as we have exhibited in the last eight years," Chatha said presenting the Budget in the state assembly here.
As per the Budget proposals, the total receipts will be Rs 65,745.75 crore and the expenditure will be at Rs 66,178.49 crore – resulting in a mere deficit of Rs 432.74 crore.
Chatha said the government will launch an ambitious housing scheme named "Priyadarshini Awaas Yojana" to facilitate the housing delivery in rural areas with an
objective. This will ensure housing delivery in rural areas to the eligible/identified families under IAY & other poor families including those, who have been allotted 100 sq. yards plots and have no house or have a kutcha house by providing
them financial assistance.
He said that initially, 2 lakh families
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