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Odisha Fin Min Presents Interim Budget, Focuses on Rural Development, Social Welfare; Allocates Rs. 4461 Cr for KALIA

Odisha Fin Min Presents Interim Budget, Focuses on Rural Development, Allocates Rs. 4461 Cr

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera has allocated an amount of Rs. 4461 crore for the KALIA scheme in his interim budget presented in the assembly today.

Behera presented the interim budget to the tune of Rs. 56,921 crore in which he focussed on rural development.

Focousing on the farm sector, Behera has allocated Rs. 800 crore for interest-free loans for the farmers. Similarly, whopping Rs. 1028 crores have been allocated to the rice @1 rupee scheme.

While Rs. 2935 crore have been allocated towards 'Basudha' scheme aimed at providing safe drinking water to all. Peetha scheme received Rs. 400 crore.

Giving thrust to rural electrification, the finance minister has allocated Rs. 533 crore for installation of 33/11 KV sub-stations.

Similarly, Rs. 1300 crore for road development programme, Rs. 300 crore for Odisha Model School, Rs. 500 crore for Biju Setu Yojana and Rs. 410 crore for development of rail projects in the State have been allocated in the interim budget.