Rural & Urban Infrastructure (Union Budget 2022-23)

The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Union Budget 2022-23 in Parliament.

The key highlights of the budget are as follows:

Har Ghar, Nal Se Jal

60,000 crore allocated to cover 3.8 crore households in 2022-23 under Har Ghar, Nal se Jal.

Housing for All

48,000 crore allocated for completion of 80 lakh houses in 2022-23 under PM Awas Yojana.

Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North-East Region (PM-DevINE)

New scheme PM-DevINE launched to fund infrastructure and social development projects in the North-East.

An initial allocation of Rs. 1,500 crore made to enable livelihood activities for youth and women under the scheme.

Urban Planning

Modernization of building byelaws, Town Planning Schemes (TPS), and Transit Oriented Development (TOD) will be implemented.

Battery swapping policy to be brought out for setting up charging stations at scale in urban areas.

Land Records Management

Unique Land Parcel Identification Number for IT-based management of land records.