Maharashtra Budget 2018: Rs 8,233 crore allocated for irrigation projects

This is the fourth budget of the Maharashtra finance minister.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, March 9, 2018 - 18:16

Mumbai: Maharashtra State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar presented the budget for the financial year 2018-19 in the Legislative Assembly on Friday.

9 March 2018, 18:05 PM

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna - health for all 2022 - for the implementation of this scheme, the provision of Rs 1075.50 crore has been made with more than 10 lakh beneficiaries in rural areas.

9 March 2018, 18:05 PM

Provision of ₹350 Cr. for various state-level schemes being implemented for the welfare of minorities.

9 March 2018, 18:04 PM

Provision of Rs 267.88 Cr. for implementing decisions of giving direct grant of 5% from total tribal component programme to PESA gram panchayats.

9 March 2018, 18:03 PM

Under tribal sub-plan programme, provision of Rs 8969.5 crore collectively for Indira Awas Yojna, Shabari Gharkul Yojna, road development, electrification, health and scholarship schemes.

9 March 2018, 18:03 PM

A new scheme called Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Samajik Vikas Yojana has been proposed for providing basic infrastructure facilities for the welfare of SC and Navaboudh population.

9 March 2018, 18:02 PM

Substantial provision of Rs 9949.22 crore collectively for health services housing, government hostels and resident schools under the SC sub-plan. 

9 March 2018, 17:59 PM

Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Jana Vana Vikas Yojana (for sustainable development in the villages in the buffer zone areas) to get Rs 100 crores. 

9 March 2018, 17:58 PM

Rs 1526 crore will be provided for effective implementation of Swacch Bharat Mission in Maharashtra.

9 March 2018, 17:57 PM

For management of sewage in rural areas, a new scheme named ‘Chief Minister Rural Sewerage Processing and Management Project’ to be introduced - a provision of Rs 335 crore to be provided for this.

9 March 2018, 17:52 PM

All the police stations in the district will be connected through CCTVs with the district control room - a provision of Rs 165.92 crore is made available for this.

9 March 2018, 17:47 PM

A provision of Rs 13385.03 crore for modernisation and strengthening of the police force.

9 March 2018, 17:46 PM

An outlay of Rs 2650 crore proposed for a package scheme of incentives for industrial development.

9 March 2018, 17:37 PM

A provision of Rs 4.28 crore to enhance the capacity of handicraft artisans and to develop handicrafts in Maharashtra.

9 March 2018, 17:35 PM

A provision of ₹10 Cr. for promoting Coir industry.

9 March 2018, 17:32 PM

A provision of Rs 700.65 crore for construction of court buildings.

9 March 2018, 17:32 PM

40 lakh farmers to get electricity supply of 12 hours in a day as part of ‘Mukhyamantri Saur Krushi Vahini Scheme’.

9 March 2018, 17:31 PM

Gharapuri Elephanta Caves provided electricity connections first time in 70 years.

9 March 2018, 17:21 PM

2120 MW capacity Thermal Power Generation projects of MAHAGENCO have been proposed with a provision of Rs 404.17 crore.  

9 March 2018, 17:20 PM

MAHAGENCO to setup Solar Power Projects with a capacity of 2500 MW through PPP route.

9 March 2018, 17:19 PM

New scheme for women in distress - Sankatagrast Mahila Swadhaar Gruh - to be introduced with an outlay of Rs 20 crore.

9 March 2018, 17:18 PM

A multi-speciality hospital to be setup in Sindhudurg district. Estimated cost Rs 20 crore. 

9 March 2018, 17:17 PM

A provision of Rs 65 crore for Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Scheme (for controlling infant and maternal mortality rates). 

9 March 2018, 17:16 PM

A provision of Rs 576.05 crore for Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Abhiyaan.

9 March 2018, 17:15 PM

A provision of Rs 964 crore for the effective implementation of centrally sponsored National Health Mission.

9 March 2018, 17:14 PM

Suvarn Jayathi Nagarotthan Abhiyan gets Rs 900 crore.

9 March 2018, 17:14 PM

A provision of Rs 1360 crore for Smart City mission for the selected 8 cities of Maharashtra.

9 March 2018, 17:13 PM

Rs 2310 crore for the Amrut Scheme implemented for water supply and sewage disposal in urban areas.

9 March 2018, 17:12 PM

A brand named Green Megacity Compost to be introduced to promote sale of compost fertilizer. The brand will provide subsidy on the lines of Central government and Rs 5 crore has been earmarked for this.

9 March 2018, 17:10 PM

Maharashtra International Education Board (MIEB) to be established to ensure that schools in the state provide quality education at international levels. 

9 March 2018, 17:10 PM

Provision of necessary funds for ‘Annasaheb Patil Economically Backward Development Corporation’ for various loan schemes.

9 March 2018, 17:09 PM

Rs 350 crore for upgrading the Human Development Index (HDI) of selected 27 out of 125 low HDI tehsils in the first phase. 

9 March 2018, 17:09 PM

Rs 50 crore for establishing Competitive Examination Guidance Centres (CEGC) in each district of the state.

9 March 2018, 15:24 PM

Work of the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Mahamarg to commence from April 2018. The project to be completed within a timeframe of 30 months

9 March 2018, 15:23 PM

Work of the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Mahamarg to commence from April 2018. The project to be completed within a timeframe of 30 months

9 March 2018, 15:21 PM

An IT-based Integrated University Management System (IUMS) will be setup for non-agricultural universities in the state with a provision of Rs 18 crore

9 March 2018, 15:19 PM

Scope of the ‘Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Educational Fees Reimbursement Scheme’ will be increased. The annual family income of the eligible beneficiary will be increased from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 8 lakh. A provision of Rs 605 crore is provided for the same

9 March 2018, 15:12 PM

Rs7,502 crore approved for Bandra-Versova sea link

9 March 2018, 15:11 PM

Agricultural Produce Mortgage Scheme (Shetmal Taran Yojana) will be implemented in an extended form throughout the state. A new scheme has been developed of constructing warehouses with the help of State Agricultural Marketing Board for implementation of the same


9 March 2018, 15:10 PM

Provision of Rs 40 crore for reconstruction of bus stations. A decision to start a new goods transport service through the MSRTC has been taken

9 March 2018, 15:07 PM

145 major market committees of the state will be connected to the National Agricultural Market portal (E-NAM)

9 March 2018, 15:06 PM

Rs 1526 crore for treatment of solid waste in cities across the state

9 March 2018, 15:05 PM

All police stations in Maharashtra to have CCTV cameras

9 March 2018, 15:04 PM

Rs 2,255 crore for state roads under public works department

9 March 2018, 15:03 PM

Rs 13,385 crore allocated for home department

9 March 2018, 15:03 PM

Substantial provision for crop loan waiver under Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Sanman Scheme

9 March 2018, 15:01 PM

Special incentive to be given to Mango and Cashew producing farmers and industries in Kokan

9 March 2018, 15:01 PM

Provision of Rs 50 crore for Chief Minister’s Agriculture and Food Processing Scheme

9 March 2018, 15:01 PM

For effective implementation of Horticultural scheme the maximum limit of area for individual beneficiaries will be 10 hectares in Kokan and upto 6 hectares in rest of Maharashtra

9 March 2018, 14:56 PM

Agro-forestry to be promoted as new source of agricultural income along with crop and livestock. Rs 15 crore proposed for the same

9 March 2018, 14:56 PM

Major provision for the development of the Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur metro