Rajasthan Budget 2015-16 Highlights

Rajasthan Budget 2015-2016 Highlights: Rajasthan Chief Minister (CM) Vasundhara Raje presented her 2nd annual Budget for year 2015-16 on 9th March 2015. Here is Rajasthan Budget 2015-16 Highlights based on Budget Speech 2015.
Rajasthan Budget 2015-16 Highlights:
- A new IT and e-governance policy for citizens, industries and government offices soon.
Fiscal Indicators
- Estimated Revenue Surplus for 2015-16 Rs. 556.82 crore.
- Estimated Fiscal Deficit for 2015-16 Rs. 20609.75 crore which is 2.99% of GSDP.
- Estimated total revenue receipts for 2015-16 Rs. 111361.66 crore.
- Estimated own tax revenue for the year 2015-16 Rs. 47096.05 crore against Rs. 39786.88 crore in the 2014-15 RE, which is higher by 18.37 percent.
- Estimated own tax revenue for 2015-16 as percentage of GSDP is 6.84%
- Estimated interest payment in 2015-16 is Rs. 11962.02 crore which is 10.74% of total revenue receipts.
- 2119 kms. of Grameen Gaurav Path have been sanctioned in 2154 Gram Panchayat's headquaters. 2000 kms. of missing link roads also to be constructed. Total amount Rs. 900 crore.
- Rs. 120 crore granted to RSRTC for Reformed Linked Programme.
- Online application for vehicle tax, vehicle registration, driving license etc.

- Formation of Rajasthan Road Safety Authority.
- Reorganisatoin of Kishangarh, District Ajmer Water Supply Scheme - Rs.185 crore.
- Centralised Call Centres for all three DISCOMs.
- MoU / Joint Venture Agreements executed this year for 14,000 MV of solar energy and 26000 MV solar park
- New Biological park in Bikaner - Rs. 25 crore.
- Van Dhan Yojana to be launched on pilot basis.
- Resurgent Rajasthan in November, 2015.
- 125 acre land at karauli Industrial, Alwar for new zone for Honda Corps vendors.
- 50 acre land for electronic manufacturing cluster in Salarpur-Bhiwadi IT and 127 acre ESDM zone in Kaladwas extension.
- Krishi Sewa Kendra in 1410 gram panchayats and 59 panchayat samities to be completed this year. Rs. 5 crore 22 lacs for Operationalising Krishi Seva Kendra
- Rs. 171 crore for Palanhar yojana
- Construction of 37 Sharda Girls Hostels- Rs. 48.45 crores
- Decentralised wheat purchased in Jaipur and Bharatpur Division from Rabi-2016
- HRIDAY scheme for Ajmer - Pushkar
- Mukhyamantri Janawas Yojana to be launched
- LED street lights in 13 cities
- Mukhyamantri Adarsh Gram Panchayat Yojana started
- Additional material component fund of Rs. 50 crore for NAREGA
- 61 lacs families enrolled under Bhamashah Yojana
- PACS, LAMPS and e-mitra centres to be made business correspondents
- 15000 e-mitra Kendra to be established
- Video conferencing at all ATAL Sewa Kendra
- New IT and e-governance policy
- Wi-Fi facilities at earmarked places at Jaipur
- Beginning of Shala Darpan Programme on Pilot basis
- Implementation of E-dharti programme
- 50% rebate in AC and Volvo buses of RSRTC to accredited journalist
- For assessments completed upto 30th Sept 2014, facility shall be provided to dealers to submit VAT declaration forms or certificates upto 30th June 2015.
- Simplification of the calculations of Stamp duty on unstamped and unregistered intermediary documents related to plots allotted by Housing co-operative Societies.
- Inspector General, Stamp authorised to prescribe DLC guidelines for uniformity in determination of land rates by DLC.
- Provision onf Rs. 900 Crore for Mising links in Budget 2015-16.- Rs. 200 crore for Bridge construction on chambal river.
- Rs. 14 Crore for rail under bridge construction in rajasthan.
- 40000 new electricity connections to farmers.
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