Supplementary Budget for 2020-21 FY presented in Odisha Assembly; details inside

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari today presented the Supplementary budget of Rs 11,200 Crore for the financial year 2020-21 in the State Assembly.

In view of COVID-19 pandemic, the focus has been laid on re-prioritization of the allocations in the supplementary budget, Pujari said in the House.

The budget was presented in an electronic form keeping the spread of Coronavirus infections in mind. The budget book has been made available at the website https://budget.odisha.gov.in

The Supplementary provision of Rs 11,200 crore comprises of Rs 2,273 crore towards Administrative Expenditure, Rs 1,484 crore towards Disaster Management Funds, Rs 5 crore towards Transfer to Local Bodies and Rs 7,438 crore towards Programme Expenditure.

The allocations under Administrative Expenditure and Transfers to Local Bodies are to be financed against adjustment and surrender. The allocation under Disaster Management Funds will be financed against year-end balance and anticipated receipts from NDRF.

Similarly, the Programme Expenditure of Rs 7,438 crore is to be partially financed by tied-up resources to the extent of Rs 2,755 crore and balance requirement of Rs 4,683 crore to be met out of savings and surrender during the year.

The primary focus of the Supplementary Budget, 2020-21 is COVID response related to health, food & social security, livelihoods, employment generation etc. Besides, to boost the domestic demand and revival of the state economy, the Supplementary Budget not only recognizes the volume of state spending but also its multiplier effect through efficient & effective utilization, completion of projects & schemes so as to deliver the benefit of people. The packages announced by Hon’ble Chief Minister like Covid-19 warrior special assistance, Handloom, Textile & Handicraft sector, MSME sector, Mission Shakti etc have been fully funded, Pujari said in the budget.

The size of the current year’s Supplementary Budget is about 7.5% of the 2020-21, which adheres to the good practice of keeping the provision well below 10% of the Annual Budget. The outlay for Programme Expenditure constitutes about 66.35% of the total Supplementary provision.

Provisions for Programme Expenditure and Priority Sectors:

The outlay for Programme Expenditure mainly focuses in Social sector and Economic sector. Out of the total outlay of Rs 7438 crore under Programme Expenditure, Rs 2041 crore (27.4%) is allocated for Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water, Rs 1627 crore (21.8%) is allocated for Health and Family Welfare, Rs 1077 crore (14.5%) is allocated for Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Rs 957 crore (12.8%) is allocated for Energy and Rs 457 crore (6.1%) for School and Mass Education.

Thus, in total Rs 7,199 crore (97%) is allocated towards development expenditure within the Programme Expenditure.

Here’s the broad sectoral outlay for Programme Expenditure

A. Healthcare facilities:

  • A total sum of Rs 1627 crore is allocated for public health care.
  • Rs 100 crore is provided for infrastructure development of medical colleges and primary and secondary health institution under Mukhya Mantri Swasthya Seva Mission.
  • Rs 409 crore is provided for Strengthening Ancillary Services in Health Sector, which include Rs 305 crore for medical equipments and Rs 104 crore for NIRMAL.
  • Rs 412 crore is provided for Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana, which include Rs 330 crore towards medicine, Rs 51 crore for emergency ambulance service and Rs 30 crore for Odishs State Treatment Fund.
  • Rs 227 crore is provided for equipment for Medical Education.
  • Rs 26 crore is allocated for AYUSH-Ayush Services.
  • Rs 407 crore is provided for National Health Mission.

B. Rural Development, Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water:

  • Total allocation of Rs 2067 crore for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water.
  • Rs 1514 crore is provided for rural housing through the convergence of PMAY Grameen – Biju Pucca Ghar.
  • Rs 500 crore allocate for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) (material component).
  • Rs 18 crore is provided towards Ama Gaon Ama Bikash – PEETHA.
  • Rs 9 crore is provided for creation of livelihood opportunities under NRLM.

C. Food Security:

  • Total allocation of Rs 1,077 crore for food supply and consumer welfare.
  • Rs 1,067 crore is provided towards COVID assistance at Rs 1000/- per household and balance requirement towards food subsidy for Supply of rice at Rs.1/-per Kg.
  • Rs 10 crore is provided for Consumer Awareness Programme.
  • Rs 7 lakh is provided for State Consumer Helpline.

D. Education, Sports and Skill Development:

  • Total Rs 580 crore is allocated for education, sports and skill development sector.
  • Rs 135 crore is allocated for Non-Govt Aided High School.
  • Rs 113 crore is proposed as Grants to Non-Government Colleges.
  • Rs 290 crore for Mid-day Meal Scheme and Rs 22 crore is provided for Samagra Sikshya.
  • Rs 10 crore for Pradhan Mantri Kushal Vikash Yojana.

E. Fisheries and ARD :

  • Total allocation of ₹62 crore for Fisheries and Animal Resource Development.
  • Rs 19 crore is provided for Installation of 5 lakhs LPD Dairy.
  • Rs 43 crore is provided for Blue Revolution – Integrated Dev. & Management of Fisheries.

F. Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Sector:

  • Total allocation of Rs 55 crore allocated for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.
  • Rs 49 crore is provided as financial assistance to MSME Sectors
  • Rs 5 crore for Small Scale Industries / Promotion of MSME.

G. Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts:

  • Total allocation of Rs 30 crore is provided for Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts
  • Rs 15 crore towards interest free working capital loan to Odisha State Handloom Weavers Co-operatives Society Ltd (BOYANIKA)
  • Rs 5 crore towards interest free working capital loan to Odisha Co-operatives Handicrafts Corporation Ltd (UTKALIKA)
  • Rs 9 crore towards interest free working capital loan to Sambalpuri Bastralaya Handloom Co-operatives Society Ltd, Bargarh
  • Rs 1 crore towards interest free working capital loan to Odisha Co-operatives Tassar and Silk Federation Ltd.(SERIFED)

H. Infrastructure Sector:

  • Total allocation of Rs 1603 crore for infrastructure sector.
  • Rs 150 crore is provided for Odisha State Highway Development Project.
  • Rs 20 crore is provided for road construction in LWE affected areas.
  • Rs 647 crore is provided as Equity Support to OPTCL.
  • Rs 74 crore is provided for Integrated Power Development Scheme.
  • Rs 236 crore is provided for Odisha Transmission System Improvement Project.
  • Rs 450 crore is provided for under the Scheme for Special Assistance for Capital Expenditure.
  • Rs 26 crore is provided for renovation/ re-construction of Office buildings damaged by natural calamities.

I. Empowering women & children:

  • A total sum of Rs 34 crore is allocated for empowerment of women and children.
  • Rs 12 crore is also provided under Supplementary Nutrition Programme-POSHAN.
  • Rs 22 crore under the scheme State Support for implementation of ICDS in the State.

J. Social security measures:

  • A sum of Rs 23 crore is allocated for social security measures.
  • Rs 17 crore is provided towards welfare of vulnerable section of the society under National Social Assistance Programme.
  • Rs 6 crore is provided for National Action Plan for Senior Citizen.

K. Development of SC, ST, OBC & Minorities:

Total Rs 5 crore allocated under Scheme for Development of other Backward Classes and denotified, nomadic and semi-nomadic Tribes.

L. Forest & Environment:

  • Total allocation of Rs 19 crore for Forest and Environment.
  • Rs 14 crore is for National Mission for a Green India and Rs 4 crore for Elephant Management Project.

M. Internal Security:

  • Total allocation of Rs 230 crore for Internal Security.
  • Rs 31 crore for fire services equipment and construction.
  • Rs 15 crore for up-gradation of jails.
  • Rs 10 crore towards victim compensation fund.
  • Rs 79 crore for Modernization of Police Force.
  • Rs 70 crore towards infrastructure facility for judiciary.
  • Rs 24 crore towards cyber-crime prevention against women and children.
Provision for Non-Programme Expenditure:

Total outlay of Rs 3762 crore for non-Programme Expenditure include Rs 2,273 crore towards Administrative Expenditure, Rs 1,484 crore towards Disaster Management Funds and Rs 5 crore towards Transfer to Local Bodies

Administrative Expenditure:

  • Rs 1913 crore is provided for repayment of short-term loan taken from CAMPA fund.
  • Rs 142 crore is provided for Salaries & other expenses of Medical Colleges.
  • Rs 80 crore is provided salary and other expenses of Higher Education institutions.
  • Rs 22 crore is provided towards grants and performance incentive to OLIC.
  • Rs 40 crore is allocated towards one-time Special assistance to Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri for COVID-19.
  • Rs 37 crore towards ST & SC Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare.
  • Rs 21 lakh provided for setting up of a Centre of Excellence for Result based management and Social Innovation in Gopabandhu Academy of Administration.

Disaster Response Funds:

  • Additional provision of Rs 1484 crore is proposed in the Supplementary Statement of Expenditure, 2020-21.
  • Rs 984 crore for State Disaster Response Mitigation Fund (SDRMF).
  • Rs 500 crore towards National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).

Transfers from State:

Total provision for transfers to Local Bodies is ₹5 crore in the Supplementary Statement of Expenditure, 2020-21 is towards balance transfer as per recommendations of 5th State Finance Commission.

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