Rs.1,900 crore for Unique Id project

Budget highlights

PTI | February 26, 2010



Rs 1,900 crore allocated for Unique Identification Authority of India.

Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Committee to be set up.

Plan allocation for Ministry of Minority Affairs raised from Rs 1,740 crore to Rs 2,600 crore.

Plan outlay for Ministry of Social Justice raised by 80 per cent to Rs 4,500 crore.

Allocation for women and child development hiked by 80 per cent.

Plan allocation for health and family welfare increased to Rs 22,300 crore from Rs 19,534 crore.

Exclusive skill development programme to be launched for textile and garment sector employees.

Government decides to set up National Social Security Fund with initial allocation of Rs 1000 crore to provide social security to workers in unorganised sector.

Rs 1,270 crore provided for slum development programme, marking an increase of 700 per cent.

Allocation for development of micro and small scale sector raised from Rs 1,794 crore to Rs 2,400 crore.

 

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