Karnataka Budget 2019: A breakdown of what happened during HD Kumaraswamy's presentation

Karnataka Budget 2019 live updates: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy presents it amid protests

Amid protests and poaching drama, state chief minister HD Kumaraswamy presents Karnataka Budget 2019. It hasn’t been easy for Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to present the budget. The BJP has been protesting in the well of the house for the last two days claiming the government has no majority. While the opposition claims the government will fall on its own, the ruling coalition government accuses BJP of poaching.

8, Feb 2019, 3:42 PM IST

Budget ends

HD Kumaraswamy ended his uninterrupted budget session.

8, Feb 2019, 3:12 PM IST

Industry

Encouragement to those making value added products with coir. Grant of 80 crore to provide common facilities to small and micro coir industries under coir policy 'kalpavruksha Kayaka Niti' 
In what is the first in India survey of leasing of mines using a new drone and GPS technology to be conducted at Rs 82 crore

8, Feb 2019, 3:09 PM IST

Proposes to revise Information Technology (IT) Policy

In an effort to attract investments in the Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities, the state government proposes to revise Information Technology (IT) Policy. Helping of Startups in Bengaluru City area by strengthening the “Incubation Centre” has been proposed. A fully equipped K-Tech innovation hub is set up at Tumakuru at a cost of Rs.7 crore to encourage budding entrepreneurs.

8, Feb 2019, 3:03 PM IST

New industrial policy to be brought out to attract investment

 H D Kumaraswamy announced that a new industrial policy will be brought out for attracting investment. He also announced to spend Rs 110 crore to continue the scheme of "compete with China" scheme during the year 2019-20.

8, Feb 2019, 2:54 PM IST

Roads

A grant of Rs.100 crore to construct security barriers across the tanks, canals and other water bodies existing beside the roads in the state to prevent accidents
Development of 7,940 km length of roads at a cost of 10K crore under SHDP. Work of improvement and up-gradation of
roads and bridges at a total cost of Rs.5,690 crore. Completion of 1,317 small bridges  in Malnad and coastal districts
Construction of Peripheral Ring Road with an estimated cost of Rs.17,200 crore and Rs.1,000 crore in the year 2019-20
Construction of pedestrian flyover in Yeshwanthapur and Metro Rail Stations

8, Feb 2019, 2:49 PM IST

Rs 3700 crore has been set aside for Annabhagya

State to establish a vigilance cell to ensure proper distribution of food grains under PDS. Rs 3700 crore has been set aside for Annabhagya to provide for 4.07 crore beneficiaries.

8, Feb 2019, 2:47 PM IST

Sports

State will organise Mini Olympic Games 2019 to encourage sports person between the age groups 13 and 15

8, Feb 2019, 2:46 PM IST

Global Capital Investment Conference” in January 2020

The Karnataka government proposes to organise “Global Capital Investment Conference” in January 2020. The government also plans to develop industrial areas at Arasikere in Hassan district, Nagamangala in Mandya district, Chittapur in Kalaburagi district, Mulavad in Vijayapura district, Kanagala in Belagavi district and Madhugiri in Tumakuru district through Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board.

2, Aug 2019, 2:43 PM IST

Budget on Railways

Sub-urban rail services in Bengaluru at a total estimated cost of Rs 23,093 crore; a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), Bengaluru Rail Infrastructure Development Entity (B-RIDE) under State and Central Government partnership.

8, Feb 2019, 2:39 PM IST

Budget on Transport

Rs 1000 cr allocated for Bengaluru's elevated corridor project
Action to establish child care rooms for the nourishment of children in all districts and major taluk bus stands.
Action to include 3,544 transport buses of various models and to construct 44 bus stands and 10 bus units in the year 2019-20 
Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has proposed to develop Metro line from Central Silk Board (CSB) junction to the Outer Ring Road-Airport via K.R. Puram, Hebbal at a cost of Rs.16,579 crore.
Action to establish automated vehicle testing and certification centers at Davanagere, Hoskote and Maddur cities.
A grant of Rs 5 crore to launch 6 Double Decker open buses from KSTDC in line with London Big Bus for sightseeing of world famous tourist places in Mysuru.
He also proposed to develop an extension of the western end of Kengeri Metro Network and construction of an additional station at Challaghatta.
H D Kumaraswamy proposed to provide Sub-urban rail services in Bengaluru at a total estimated cost of Rs.23,093 crore; a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), Bengaluru Rail Infrastructure Development Entity (B-RIDE) under State and Central Government partnership.
Study of feasibility of design for Multi Modal Transport Hub at Hebbal, Byappannahalli, K.R.Puram, Kadugodi, Challaghatta and Peenya area. Development of necessary infrastructure for Inter-Modal Integration design in Bengaluru Metro, Rail and TTMC strategically located at Yeshwantapur, Banashankari, Vijaynagar, Peenya etc.

8, Feb 2019, 2:26 PM IST

On Tourism

Rs 25 crore earmarked to modernise the birthplace of late Siddaganga seer
Rs 12.5 crore set aside to construct sports guest houses at Yadgir, Ballari, Chikkaballapura, Bidar, and Madikeri
Rs 10 crore Grant has been announced for overall development of the Kodagu community
CM announces a special package of ₹25 crore to develop heritage places in and around Badami to the International Standards.
A special grant of Rs.5 crore for the celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
A grant of Rs 5 crore to launch 6 Double Decker open buses from KSTDC in line with London Big Bus for sightseeing of world famous tourist places in Mysuru.
A grant of Rs 1 crore to establish 'Hampi Discourse Centre' in Hampi and 'Vijayapura Tourism Discourse Centre' in Vijayapura
A grant of Rs 25 crore given to develop Badami as an international tourism destination
 

8, Feb 2019, 2:15 PM IST

Overlay on Karnataka Budget- Rs.2,34,153 crore for 2019-20

Total receipts - Rs.2,30,738 crore.
Revenue receipts – Rs.1,81,863 crore.
Public debt – Rs.48,601 crore and Capital receipts Rs.48,876 crore.
Total expenditure –Rs.2,34,153 crore.
Revenue expenditure – Rs.1,81,605 crore.
Capital expenditure -Rs.42,584 crore and loan repayment - Rs.9,964 crore.

8, Feb 2019, 2:10 PM IST

Budget on Healthcare

A number of people suffering from cancer have gone up in recent years. Tumkur district hospital will have a Cancer Hospital to treat patients. This is being established at Rs 60 crore. Mangaluru, Tumakuru, Vijayapura, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Bagalkot, Chikkamagaluru, Haveri , Kolar and Chikkaballapura to get centres to conduct mammogram and papsmear tests.

8, Feb 2019, 1:50 PM IST

Budget on Education

Karnataka Budget 2019 emphasis on infrastructure development in schools yet again like the previous budget. 
CET exams to go online
University salaries to be brought on par with 7th Pay Commission
Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) to be bifurcated to set up a new technology university in Hassan, Karnataka CM announces.
4 new taluks to be created
1500 new school buildings to be constructed in the state
Next generation level learning scheme in Bangalore Central University
Guruchetana programme started to offer 10 days training to over one lakh teachers.
Karnataka earmarks Rs 2 crore to implement a system to distribute Aadhaar-based digital marks cards and certificates to students.

2, Aug 2019, 1:40 PM IST

For Karnataka lakes

Rs 200 crore for rejuvenation of lakes in Shikaripura
Rs 1600 crore for lake rejuvenation in the entire state
Rs 9 crore set aside for controlling pollution in Bellandur, Varthur and Agara lakes

8, Feb 2019, 1:37 PM IST

New scheme to provide affordable, low-interest loans to farmers

Karnataka announces a new scheme to provide affordable, low-interest loans to small farmers: so as to prevent their families from being exploited by private moneylenders: HD Kumaraswamy 

8, Feb 2019, 1:35 PM IST

Animal husbandry

Animal husbandry department to get Rs 2 crore for mobile clinics to treat sick cattle
Rs 5 Crore earmarked for rearing country chicken
Sewage treatment plant to be set up at Malpe at a cost of Rs 15 crore
Rs 5 crore allocated for producing KFD vaccines
Government to build 2000 houses for fishermen

2, Aug 2019, 1:30 PM IST

What's in it for Bengaluru

Rs 17,212 crore allocated to irrigation department, 15 crores for projects in Bengaluru rural
Next generation level learning scheme in Bangalore Central University
An underpass to be constructed at Goraguntepalya (Bengaluru) at a cost of Rs 195 crore
Rs 15 crore for minor irrigation projects in Bengaluru rural
Rs 1.2 lakh crore for developmental works in Bengaluru
Bengaluru's high streets Brigade Road and Commercial Street will be converted into pedestrian roads.
Rs  9 crore set aside for controlling pollution in Bellandur, Varthur and Agara lakes
Rs 8015 cr for Bengaluru development
"It's a challenge to provide infrastructure in Bengaluru. To improve Brand Bengaluru, several projects are being taken up, including peripheral ring road, Namma Metro Phase-2, suburban rail projects and so on," says Kumaraswamy.
New skywalk to be constructed between Yeshwantpur railway station and metro station

8, Feb 2019, 1:25 PM IST

Karnataka Silk Marketing Board to be revamped

Progressive silk farmers will be trained, given an honorarium and will be roped in as agents of change for the sericulture sector. This gets an outlay of Rs 2 crore.

2, Aug 2019, 1:20 PM IST

Will look into merits-demerits of crop insurance scheme

"Karnataka will look into the merits-demerits of starting its own crop insurance scheme in the backdrop of complaints raised by farmers over PMFBY," says HDK.

2, Aug 2019, 1:15 PM IST

Kumaraswamy on farmer-related issues

  • Rs 35 crore earmarked for organic farming
  • The Israel model of farming is all set for implementation
  • Rs 7500 crore per hectare for paddy cultivation in coastal regions
  • The growth in agriculture to be at 4.8%
  • We will lay more focus on anti-drought schemes
  • Over Rs 1.02 lakh crore earmarked for developmental works in Bengaluru
  • Karnataka declared open-defecation free
  • Farmers not getting the market price they deserve
  • Rs 150 crore package for grape and pomegranate farmers
  • Rs 10 crore set aside for a silk museum to be set up in Channapattana
  • Farm loan waiver has been carried out successfully. Rs 9,291.81 crore spent on irrigation projects
  • Rs 1,680 crore allocated to fill up lakes in the state
  • Karnataka will spend Rs 200 crore on providing 8 months of free warehousing facilities for farmers' produce
  • Rs 300 crore to be spent for irrigation project in Badami Taluk
  • Government to increase procurement price of milk from Rs 5 to Rs 6 per litre
  • Rs 300 crore for Badami and Rs 200 crore for koppal as regards lift irrigation scheme
  • Rs 15 crore for minor irrigation projects in Bengaluru rural
  • Grant of Rs.100 crore to take up drought proofing watershed activities till 2024 in 100 drought prone taluks and where groundwater levels have come down 

8, Feb 2019, 1:10 PM IST

Financial position of the state

  • 9.6% GSDP growth projected in 2018-19.7.4% and 12.3% growth is expected in secondary and services sectors in 2018-19.
  • "48,773 applications received under Chief Minister's 1-lakh Housing Scheme," says Kumaraswamy
  • Under MNREGA, 10 crore jobs will be created by the end of this fiscal year. Also, in November, rural Karnataka was declared open-defecation free,": Kumaraswamy.

2, Aug 2019, 1:06 PM IST

For Common Man

  • BJP stages a walkout while HD Kumarasamy presents his budget
  • We want to provide quality education to all kids in the state
  • Rs 1200 crores to develop toilets and schools in the state
  • 1.15 crore families to benefit as we have an additional financial budget
  • Government to provide Rs 6000 monthly allowance to pregnant women
  • Rs 5 crore set aside to combat monkey fever
  • Rs 1200 crore set aside for improving facilities in government colleges
  • Pension for Senior Citizens has been hiked from Rs 600 to Rs.1000 per month.
  • Beer to become dearer as HDK increases excise cess 
  • Common passes to be introduced covering both BMTC and BMRCL
  • An additional grant of Rs 2 crore each to Working Journalist Welfare Fund Trust and Senior Journalist Welfare Trust
  • Celebration of ‘Drivers Day’ to recognize the services of the drivers in districts. A reward of Rs.25,000 each to 10 drivers in each district for honest and accident free driving

8, Feb 2019, 12:54 AM IST

BJP members stage walkout

  • BJP stages a walkout while HD Kumarasamy presents his budget
  • We want to provide quality education to all kids in the state
  • Rs 1200 crores to develop toilets and schools in the state
  • Our aim is to give good governance: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy
  • Kodagu has faced the worst floods. We have addressed the issue: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy
  • While HDK presents the budget, Opposition creates a ruckus
  • "Conspiracy" hatched by BJP chief Amit Shah, BS Yeddyurappa, alleges Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, President
  • BJP members chant "You are lying..." and "We want justice" as the chief minister continues his budget speech. Opposition BJP stages walkout as Budget copies were not given. Leader of the Opposition BS Yeddyurappa leads the walkout.
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8, Feb 2019, 12:00 AM IST

HD Kumaraswamy on Modernization

  • We will lay more focus on anti-drought schemes
  • Over Rs 1.02 lakh crore earmarked for developmental works in Bengaluru
  • Karnataka declared open-defecation free
  • Transport and garbage disposal will be the key focus
  • We will try to implement Israel model of farming in the state
  • Rs 8015 crore set aside for development of Bengaluru alone
  • Pension for senior citizens hiked from Rs 600 to Rs 1000