Haryana government has announced a new scheme named as “Mangal Nagar Vikas Yojana” for the development of urban areas. The announcement was made during the presentation of Haryana Budget for the financial year 2017-18.
The scheme ‘Mangal Nagar Vikas Yojana’ announced on the name of Late Dr. Mangal Sein, former Deputy Chief Minister and a great leader of Haryana.
Mangal Nagar Vikas Yojana
Under this scheme, the government will create modern infrastructure and also take care of existing infrastructure in urban areas. For Mangal Nagar Vikas Yojana, the government has earmarked an outlay of Rs. 1,000 crore for 2017-18.
The government has also launched a scheme in the name of Sir Chhotu Ram for the development of villages. All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) has welcomed the move of the government to launch a scheme for rural areas in the name of Sir Chhotu Ram. The scheme is named as Deenbandhu Haryana Gram Uday Yojana under which 1500 villages would be developed.
The state has about 6,000 villages having a population of 3,000 to 10,000 but a provision of Rs 1,200 crore for 1,500 villages has been provided under the scheme.