Ajit Pawar presented an additional demand of Rs 55 thousand crores for the development of Maharashtra.

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Maharashtra Finance Minister Ajit Pawar has presented a supplementary demand of a total of Rs 55 thousand 520.77 crore on the table of the Assembly today. In this budget of 55 thousand crore rupees, funds have been arranged for many important departments and schemes of the state. Apart from this, this supplementary demand also provides basic amenities from rural to urban areas of Maharashtra. The government believes that this supplementary demand can be beneficial for the government in view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

The proposal has provision for all these.

In this supplementary demand, Rs 3,000 crore has been earmarked for basic facilities like roads and bridges from rural to urban areas. Also, provision of Rs 2768 crore has been made for insurance under the Pradhan Mantri Crop Yojana. Along with this, a provision of Rs 1728 crore has also been made for salaries of school teachers and other employees teaching in municipal, municipal and aided schools in Maharashtra. On a Centre-based basis, a provision of Rs 2175 crore has been made for Namo Shetkari Mahasman Nidhi in Maharashtra.

Funds are also arranged for the PWD department.

Not only this, Rs 3377 crore has been earmarked for Other Backward Classes and Bahujan Welfare Department. There is a provision of Rs 5492 crore for the PWD department. Apart from this, there is a provision of Rs 5351 crore for the Department of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development. Rs 4019 crore has been earmarked for Rural Development Department, Rs 2058 crore for Tribal Development Department, Rs 1366 crore for Public Health Department and Rs 1366 crore for Public Health Department. Now the provisions made in these supplementary demands will be discussed in the Assembly and the Legislative Council and after that the proposed supplementary demands will be approved.

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