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Tripura Budget: Social pension increased from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 2000

Despite COVID-19 challenge. State Government has responded timely to minimize its adverse impact through multipronged strategy and has enabled the State GSDP to grow at an estimated rate of 12.16% during FY 2021-22, State GSDP is estimated to grow at about 13.28% in FY 2022-23 at constant prices.

It is in this background, that I present next year’s Budget to build Infrastructure and make Investment in welfare programmes to boost economic growth and usher in an era of all round development and shared prosperity for the people of the State.

An Amount of Rs. 190 Cr has been sanctioned for establishment of 100 bedded super speciality unit for Mother and Children (MCH) at AGMC & GBP Hospital Complex during the current year.

Social pension increased from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 2000 before Durga Puja.

The State Government has also enhanced the number of Post Graduate Seats in AGMC from 25 to 79 to ensure availability of more number of specialist doctors in the State.

State Government will install total 10 Incinerators one each in AGMC/GBP Hospital, IGM Hospital. 6 District Hospitals and 2 Sub Divisional Hospitals at a total cost of Rs. 2 Cr for disposal of medical waste

Important Points of TripuraBudget :-

1. Retirement age of TSR personnel increased from 57 to 60 years.

2. Rs. 1000 crore earmarked under Subarna Jayanti Tripura Nirman Yojana.

3. Social pension to increased from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 2000 before Durga Puja.
4. Rs. 100 crore allocated for Mukhyamantri Gram Samriddhi Yojana.

5. Rs. 190 crore allocated for setting up mother and child care unit in AGMC.

6. Rs. 25 crore allocated for modernization of Sepahijala wildlife sanctuary. Rs. 84 crore allocated for protection of forest lands.

7. Rs. 7 crore allocated for setting up Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute.


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