KPK Budget 2013-2014 – 17th June 2013 Updates

KPK Budget

The KPK budgets for the next financial year will be presented at the respective Provincial Assemblies today (Monday).

In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa‚ the Provincial Finance Minister Siraj-ul-Haq will present the budget in the House at 4.00 pm tomorrow. Provincial Chief Minister Pervez Khattak will chair his cabinet meeting before presentation of the budget.

Giving detail of the budget, Senior Minister Sirajul Haq says the budget has been distributed into three categories: welfare, development and administrative.

The allocation for each is as follow:

  • About Rs. 162 billion for welfare
  • About Rs. 118 billion for development
  • About Rs. 63 billion for administrative

Siraj says that Madinah is the model state for our government in the province.

19 Unique Points

Following are 19 unique points of the budget from KPK government:

  1. Land record is being computerized
  2. Thana Culture to be change right from the police station
  3. Public can lodge FIR on telephone and Online and they do not need to go to police station
  4. 11,000 villages to be developed
  5. 10 small hydro power projets announced
  6. Mobile courts announced for the province
  7. Over 57 projects of sports, culture and tourism to get over Rs. 100 million
  8. Special package for Kalash Valley minority community announced
  9. For environment protection, the KPK government sets aside Rs. 1.27 billion
  10. Over 157 projects for road infrastructure to get over Rs. 10 billion
  11. Mass Transit System for Peshawar is undergoing planning phase
  12. Subsidy of about Rs. 2 billion has been reserved on wheat
  13. Pension, minimum, increased Rs. 5,000 from Rs. 3,000
  14. Clean water project to be completed
  15. Peshawar to be made ‘City of Flowers’
  16. Green Peshawar Project announced to overhaul the city for which Rs. 1 billion has been reserved
  17. Traffic projects to completed within current fiscal year to ensure smooth flow of traffic in Peshawar
  18. Peshawar Uplift Project announced for which Rs. 4 billion allocated
  19. Welfare projects for specials persons, educational institutes, beggars, women and kids announced

Some Other Vital Measures

  1. Monitoring system comprising up to 500 monitors
  2. Free medical treatment to 800 cancer and 26,000 TB patients
  3. Self Sufficiency scheme to be launched under which Rs. 50,000 to 2,00,000 loan free loans will be given
  4. Position holder student to get scholarships up to Rs. 360 million
  5. Rs. 500 million allocated for Cancer patients
  6. Rs. 100 million set aside for Hepatitis patients
  7. Rs. 3 billion have been reserved for Education Emergency and Improvement Proram
  8. As many as 15 percent increase has been made
  9. Minimum wage to be Rs. 10,000

A brief glance of the important accounts of the budget is as follow:

No

Head

Amount

1

Total Volume

About Rs. 344 Billion

2

Law and order

Rs. 52 billion

3

Deficit

Rs. 0 billion

4

Uplift Projects

Rs. 118 billion

5

ADP

Rs. 118 billion

6

Unemployed Youth

Berozgari Allowance

7 Health n Education Upto 8 increase
8 Electricity Projects Rs. 2 to 3 billion
9 Tax No New Tax
10 Terrorism Funds Rs. 22 billion
11 Current Expenditure Rs. 222 billion
12 Foreign Funds Rs. 35 billion

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