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20 Lakh Jobs, New Electronic City: Key Highlights Of Delhi’s 75,800 Crore Budget

Delhi Budget: Budget 2022-23 is the “Rozgar budget”, Sisodia told the state assembly.

Delhi Dy CM and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia arrive to present the annual budget 2022-23 at the Assembly in Delhi. Twenty-lakh Jobs over the next five years, a new electronic-city and a new start-up policy are some of the highlights of Delhi’s ₹75,800 crore budget this year, unveiled by the Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday. This is the eighth budget presented by the AAP government for the nation’s capital. An 8 p.m. food truck service to encourage the “night economy” and an annual shopping festival to encourage tourism also find mention in Sisodia’s “popular budget today and tomorrow,” it said. He stated Saturday morning.

Budget 2022-23 is the “Rozgar (employment) budget,” Deputy CM, who also holds the financial portfolio, told the state assembly. “Delhi’s economy is gradually recovering from the impact of COVID19. The budget envelope for 2022-23 is ₹75,800 crore. I have brought in a program to create jobs and give people respite from the impact of the pandemic. More than 1.78 lakhs of young people have found work in the city over the past seven years and 51,307 of them have secured government jobs,” he said for PTI, the budget, this year is 6.8% higher than last fiscal (₹69,000 crore). Here are some other highlights of Delhi budget 2022-2023: A new e-city will be established in the city, Deputy Chief Minister said. Defining the Nation’s capital as the “startup capital” of India, Sisodia said, “Our startup policy will remove all barriers for young entrepreneurs.

Ahead of the municipal elections, the AAP government allocated ₹6,154 crore to civic bodies. An annual international film festival under the “Delhi Film Policy” and a shopping festival to promote tourism were also announced. An artificial intelligence-based website and a mobile application “Rozgar Bazaar 2.0” will be launched with the aim of providing at least one million jobs per year for young people in Delhi, especially women. “If women are not given enough job opportunities, India cannot become a developed country,” Sisodia said. “Delhi Bazaar Portal” will be created to increase retail markets. It would be a 24/7 virtual store with no setup fees that aims to benefit 10 lakh vendors, the AAP government said. An electronic city will be set up at Baprola to create 80,000 jobs. 

An amount of ₹1,900 crore has been proposed to upgrade public hospitals. An amount of ₹475 crore has been set aside for “Mohalla Clinics” and Polyclinics in Delhi’s 2022-23 budget. Yamuna River is expected to be completely clean within the next two years, Sisodia said. In a year or two, state governments will also learn from this (Rozgar budget) how government and the private sector can provide opportunities for people,” Sisodia said during his budget speech.

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