*Picture shows CM Raghubar Das going to Assembly to present Annual budget 2019-20.

Forget its financial dynamics. Ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the annual budget(2019-20) was presented on the floor of the Assembly by Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, promising to shower social gifts to women, kids and farmers.

No wonder why his government plans to spend 11.82 percent of its total sum on newly born babies. This means that all families and their just-born babies will get 'Baby Care Kit' free of cost. In urban slum areas, Muhalla Clinic is planned to be set up to provide free Medicare for its residents.

Also, the state government plans to conduct competitive examinations for Class VIII students onwards. Toward this end, Mukhiya Mantri Megha(Meritorious)Chatrawati (Scholarship) scheme is planned to be started.

More, Mukhya Mantri Sukanya Yojna is planned to be introduced to provide Rs 5000 to the different age group of girls, each.

The maximum amount is planned to be spent on rural development. In all,1200 farmers to be picked up for honey production. On e-registered farmers to get a smartphone. In 100 blocks, cold rooms will be set up to help farmers preserve vegetables. Nearly 2735 fishermen will be provided houses.

Not the least, earlier 25 lakh families were provided with LPG connections. Now, during 2019-20,15 lakh families will be provided LPG Connection.

In the education sector, the state government plans to set up Innovation cum Start-Up Centre in every University. An Army school is planned to be established in Godda.

Notably, the state government plans to turn 43 lakh Illiterate into the literate group during fiscal 2019-20.


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