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 Yojana||Rs. 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 airports||Rs. 5 crore|
|Purchase of 2 helicopters for air travel of VVIPs||Rs. 159.63 crore|
|CCTV Projects (Surveillance System) in Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad and other cities||Rs. 35 crore|
|Provision for Basic Infrastructure Facilities for Naxal-Hit Gadchiroli district||Rs. 5 crore by Center|
|Expenses associated with commission of inquiry into Bhima Koregaon violence||Rs. 62 lakh|
|Provision for Victims of riots at Bhima Koregaon and Sanaswadi in Pune district||Rs. 7.9 crore|
|Urban Development Department||Rs. 1686.10 crore|
|Subordinate debt, State government equity||Rs. 660.73 crore|
|Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) II||Rs. 189.26 crore|
|Municipal Corporations||Rs. 190 crore|
|Municipal Councils||Rs. 546.47 crore|
|Road Repair Work in rural areas||Rs. 100 crore|
|MLA / MLC Local Development Program||Rs. 220.31 crore|
|Afforestation Drive / Tree Planting||Rs. 274.60 crore|
|Publicity of Afforestation Drive||Rs. 30 crore|
|rehabilitation of families involved in the business of horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai city||Rs. 6.63 crore|
|State Cooperation department||Rs. 1853.52 crore|
|Public Health Department for Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojna||Rs. 769.02 crore|
|Hike in Moratorium for Anganwadi Workers||Rs. 493.64 crore|
|Integrated child Development Services Scheme||Rs. 500 crore|