Maharashtra 15 Crore Pension Scheme for Senior Journalists | Patrakar Sanman Yojana

July 5, 2018 | UPDATED ON: July 5, 2018
Maharashtra Pension Scheme Senior Journalists

Maharashtra government has tabled the implementation of a Rs. 15 crore Pension Scheme for Senior Journalists in the Legislative assembly. This scheme is to be named as “Acharya Balshastri Jambhekar Sanman Yojana”. Under this scheme, the state govt. will provide Rs. 10,000 to each senior journalist subject to the eligibility.

All the senior journalists who have worked at-least 20 years in their fields and are 60 years or above in age are eligible for this scheme. The state govt. has made this provision under the grants-in-aid (non-salary) to the Director of Publicity.

Govt. has also tabled supplementary demands worth Rs 11,445 crore on 1st day of monsoon session.

Maharashtra Pension Scheme for Senior Journalists & Supplementary Demands

The state govt. has decided to roll-out a new pension scheme for senior journalists along with the allocation of budgetary provisions for supplementary demands:-

1. Acharya Balshastri Jambhekar Sanman Yojana

  • Scheme is named as Acharya Balshastri Jambhekar Sanman Yojana
  • Each Senior Journalists will get Rs. 10,000 per month.
  • The state govt. has made a provision of Rs. 15 crore for this scheme.
  • All the senior journalists who have an experience of 20 years or above and their age is at-least 60 years can avail scheme benefits.

The state govt. has also tabled supplementary demands in the legislative Assembly for the overall development of the state.

2. Supplementary Demands – Allocation

Here we are providing you the data which the state minister has tabled on the floor of Legislative Assembly:-

Acharya Balshastri Jambhekar Sanman YojanaRs. 15 crore
National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL)Rs. 250 crore (State share for special purposes Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project)
Development & Recarpeting of airstripsof Karad and Chandrapur airportsRs. 5 crore
Purchase of 2 helicopters for air travel of VVIPsRs. 159.63 crore
CCTV Projects (Surveillance System) in Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad and other citiesRs. 35 crore
Provision for Basic Infrastructure Facilities for Naxal-Hit Gadchiroli districtRs. 5 crore by Center
Expenses associated with commission of inquiry into Bhima Koregaon violenceRs. 62 lakh
Provision for Victims of riots at Bhima Koregaon and Sanaswadi in Pune districtRs. 7.9 crore
Urban Development DepartmentRs. 1686.10 crore
Subordinate debt, State government equityRs. 660.73 crore
Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) IIRs. 189.26 crore
Municipal CorporationsRs. 190 crore
Municipal CouncilsRs. 546.47 crore
Road Repair Work in rural areasRs. 100 crore
MLA / MLC Local Development ProgramRs. 220.31 crore
Afforestation Drive / Tree PlantingRs. 274.60 crore
Publicity of Afforestation DriveRs. 30 crore
rehabilitation of families involved in the business of horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai cityRs. 6.63 crore
State Cooperation departmentRs. 1853.52 crore
Public Health Department for Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya YojnaRs. 769.02 crore
Hike in Moratorium for Anganwadi WorkersRs. 493.64 crore
Integrated child Development Services SchemeRs. 500 crore

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