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Delhi Budget to Focus on Education and Environment | Delhi News

Delhi Budget to Focus on Education and Environment | Delhi News

New Delhi: It has received over 1,000 suggestions from the public since the Delhi government asked for their participation in the making Budget 2022-23. These suggestions are mostly related to education, healthcare, and economic growth.
A government official said that participatory budgeting has been introduced by the government to improve transparency, accountability, and people first governance. Sources said that the deadline for submissions is February 15th, as the budget session is scheduled for the last week in March.
Official stated that many of the suggestions were unique, including the development of Mohalla Libraries to model Mohalla Clinics. This would allow residents to study in privacy and provide education to those living in densely populated areas.
He suggested that incentives could be used to encourage the adoption of electric cars through lower parking costs. Other innovative ideas include small-scale community solar power plant, localised wastewater treatment plants, and the use of treated water to irrigation parks.
The Deshbhakti Budget was the Kejriwal budget for fiscal 2021-2022, which was being celebrated as 75 years of independence. Deshbhakti was not to be limited to posters and speeches. The chief minister stated that Deshbhakti also included bringing about a revolution in education, healthcare, and other areas.
The Deshbhakti Budget for 2021-22 allocated 25% to education and 14% towards healthcare. This was in addition to infrastructure including electricity and water supplies. The total expenditure was 6.1% more than the budget for the financial year 2020-21.
During the 2021 Delhi Budget Manish Sisodia, deputy chief minister and finance Minister, announced the introduction the Deshbhakti Curriculum in order to instill a spirit of patriotism in students at Delhi government schools.
Large tricolour flags in large sizes were planned to be placed at 500 locations across Delhi under the budget. The total cost was Rs 104 Crore. With a total cost of Rs 16.6 cr, 80 tricolour flags measuring 115 feet high have been installed to date.
The Delhi CM unfurled the national flags and stated that the Tiranga was installed to honor our freedom fighters. Kejriwal stated that the Aam Aadmi Party government’s goal is for everyone to be able see a Tiranga wherever they look.
A Delhi official stated that the government has been diligently working towards strengthening its health infrastructure. All citizens of Delhi will soon have their health cards. The Delhi government is also looking to the future with Delhi@2047. He stated that Delhi will be made the most liveable city in India, with a per capita income equal or higher than Singapore. Delhi will also be considered for the Olympics 2048.
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