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Andhra Pradesh Budget 2021-22 Highlights:- Andhra Pradesh finance minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy presented the budget for the year 2021-22 today in the state Assembly and the budget was passed by the state cabinet today. The state's opposition party TDP decided to boycott the budget sessions. The total budget is estimated to be Rs 2,29,779.27 crores. The budget is Rs 5000 crores higher than the last year's budget. Rs 3845 crores are allocated for Rythu Bharosa and Rs 17,000 crores are allocated for the pensions. The Andhra Pradesh government is much focused on the welfare schemes and allocated a lion's share of the budget for them. Amma Odi got Rs 6107 crores and YSR Cheyutha is given Rs 4455 crores. Vidya Deevena is allotted Rs 2500 crores and Vasathi Deevena is getting Rs 2223 crores.
Fasal Bheema Yojana got Rs 1802 crores and Rs 1112 crores are assigned for interest-free loans for Dwakra groups. Rs 3306 crores are assigned for the welfare of Kapus. Rs 47,283.21 crores is assigned for the welfare of women and Rs 16,748.47 crores for children. Rs 1000 crores is allocated to fight against coronavirus pandemic and Rs 13,840.44 crores is allocated for the health sector. Rs 2248.94 crores is assigned for Arogyasree and the purchase of medicines. A whopping amount of Rs 26,634 crores is allocated for the Education sector and Rs 11,210 crores are allocated for the field of agriculture.
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