Odisha FM tables Supplementary Budget of Rs 9828.57 Cr

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Odisha FM tables Supplementary Budget of Rs 9828.57 cr Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera on Thursday tabled the first Supplementary Budget of 2017-18 during the ongoing winter session of the state Assembly.

Behera tabled the Supplementary Budget with an allocation of Rs 9828.57 cr.

While presenting the budget the Finance Minister said the budget has provisions for increased salary and pension after implementation of 7th Pay Commission.

The budget includes allocation of Rs 17.20 cr for the World Cup Hockey-2018 scheduled to be played at Kalinga Stadium in November next year and Rs 1400 cr for interest-free loan to Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL).

The following are the highlights of administrative expenditure, disaster response fund and transfers from state:

–Rs 1400 crore is provided towards fiscal incentive to IOCL in the form of interest free loan for the years 2016-17 and 2017-18 @ Rs 700 crore per annum as per revised agreement signed between Government of Odisha and IOCL.

–Rs 10 crore provided for Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

–Rs 31 crore is provided for payment of salary to contractual employees in revised scale of Pay.

–Rs 1,142.38 crore is provided for Disaster Response against the year-end balance available in State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).

–Rs 80 crore towards assignment of 2% of the stamp duty collection in urban areas to the development authorities.

–Rs 96.18 crore towards salary for regularization of Shikshya Sahayaks.

–Rs 81.85 crore for clearance of water rate for the water used from irrigation source of water supply.

–Rs 12 crore is provided for Grants to OLIC for salary.

–Rs 1 crore for maintenance of Rajiv Bhawan.

–Rs 4.22 crore is provided towards remuneration of cook-cum-attendants of ST & SC hostels.

–Rs 1.45 crore is provided for conduct of by-election in Bijepur.

–Rs 2.17 crore is provided for payment of special allowances to doctors working in remote areas.

–Rs 32.08 crore is provided for Jharsuguda Air Strip.

Apart from the above proposal of allocations, Rs 9.96 crore is provided towards support for MDM (Mid-day-meal).

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