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UP Budget 2022 LIVE Updates: ‘Vision for 5 years,’ says CM Yogi after presenting budget

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  • UP budget 2022-23 LIVE updates: The Uttar Pradesh government 2.0 presented its first annual budget for 2022-23 on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath(PTI Photo)

Updated on May 26, 2022 01:14 PM IST

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UP budget 2022-23 LIVE updates: The Yogi Adityanath government 2.0 faces major challenges in resource mobilisation and expenditure as it presents its budget for 2022-23 in the Uttar Pradesh assembly. The size of the state budget is likely to be over 6 lakh crore. The state presented an annual budget of 5.50 lakh crore in 2021-2022. Its size went up to 5.66 lakh crore with the presentation of supplementary budgets. Interim budget for 2022-23 was indicated at over 6 lakh crore.

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  • May 26, 2022 01:10 PM IST

    ‘Vision for 5 years’: UP CM Yogi after presenting budget 

    The budget has been made as per the aspirations of all sections of people and towards the goal of integrated development of the state. It is also the vision for 5 years: UP CM

  • May 26, 2022 01:08 PM IST

    Budget according to aspirations of 25 crore people of the state: UP CM

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s addresses press conference after his government presents budget 2022-23. “This budget is according to the aspirations of 25 crore people of the state,” he said.

  • May 26, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Employment generation in Budget 2022-23

    Employment was provided to 1.81 crore  youth in the private sector through private investment in the state.

    More than 60 lakh youth were linked to self-employment.  Through a fair and transparent process, 4.50 lakh youths were provided government jobs in the last five years.

  • May 26, 2022 12:46 PM IST

    Employment generation in Budget 2022-23

    The unemployment rate in the state was 18 percent in June, 2016, it has come down to 2.9 percent in April, 2022, the finance minister said.

  • May 26, 2022 12:43 PM IST

    Three green energy corridors in Bundelkhand proposed

    Three green energy corridors will be created in Bundelkhand, says finance minister.

  • May 26, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    Immense potential for employment in medical education, says FM

    There is immense potential for employment generation in the field of medical education. About 3000 nurses have been appointed in Government Medical Colleges/Hospitals and about 10,000 have been created which will be filled in the coming years, FM said.

  • May 26, 2022 12:40 PM IST

    Traget to employ 16,000 people under Village Industries Employment Scheme

    Under the Chief Minister’s Village Industries Employment Scheme, in the year 2022-2023, a target is to provide employment to 16000 people by establishing 800 units.

  • May 26, 2022 12:36 PM IST

    Gram Unnati Yojana scheme proposed

    Under the proposed Gram Unnati Yojana scheme, solar lights will be installed on the roads of the villages. Green Energy Corridor will be built in Bundelkhand.

  • May 26, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    Scheme of Gram Unnati Yojana in the name of Kalyan Singh 

    The finance minister says the Gram Unnati Yojana has been introduced in the name of former Chief Minister Kalyan Sing.

  • May 26, 2022 12:27 PM IST

    100.45 crore for Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University

    100.45 crore has been set aside for Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University, Lucknow.

  • May 26, 2022 12:23 PM IST

    UP govt aims for 4 lakh jobs in 5 years 

    The UP government is targeting to create 4 lakh jobs in the next 5 years.

  • May 26, 2022 12:20 PM IST

    Emphasis on infrastructure development

    The finance minister told the UP assembly that the govt is promoting rapid infrastructure growth by ensuring development of world-class infrastructure and seamless connectivity via expressways, waterways, airports and other multi-modal projects.

  • May 26, 2022 12:19 PM IST

    Finance Minister Suresh Khanna says that the old age pension in UP has been increased from 500 to 1000.

  • May 26, 2022 12:16 PM IST

    2,100 crore for 14 medical colleges

    The UP govt will set aside 2,100 crore for medical college in the state.

  • May 26, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    276.66 crore set aside Uttar Pradesh special forces

    276.66 crore set aside for Uttar Pradesh special forces, entrusted with the task of looking after the security of courts and historical and religious places, including temple towns Ayodhya, Kashi and Mathura.

  • May 26, 2022 12:08 PM IST

    Emphasis on women and girls’ safety

    For the safety and security of women and girls, the state government has set up “Women Help Desk” at all 1535 police stations of the state, designating women beat constables in the recent budget announced on Thursday.

  • May 26, 2022 12:05 PM IST

    UP to become 1st state with 5 int’l airports, expressways

    Uttar Pradesh to become the first state in the country to have 5 expressways. With the existing international airports at Lucknow and Varanasi and the new international airport at Kushinagar as well as the Noida Green Field International Airport at Jewar and Maryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh will soon become the first state in the country to have 5 international airports.

  • May 26, 2022 11:57 AM IST

    10000 startups, 100 incubators to be set up in five years

    To promote entrepreneurship and innovation in various fields among the youth, under the new UP Startup Policy-2020, a target has been set to establish a total of 100 incubators and 10,000 startups in 5 years.

  • May 26, 2022 11:47 AM IST

    More than 5 lakh jobs created by investors’ summit

    A summit organised in 2018 yielded investment proposals of around 4.68 lakh crore, of which implementation of investment proposals of 3 lakh crore is in various stages, the finance minister said. Over 5 lakh jobs are being created from these investments. More such proposals are expected in another summit next week.

  • May 26, 2022 11:33 AM IST

    UP govt data indicates 2021/22 GDSP below 20 lakh crore

    In its advance estimates, the Directorate of Economic and Statistics of the Uttar Pradesh government has indicated the GSDP for 2021-2022 may remain at about 19.10 lakh crore.

  • May 26, 2022 11:31 AM IST

    720 crore for women’s safety

    The Yogi Adityanath government will set aside 720 crore for women’s safety in the state, the finance minister said.

  • May 26, 2022 11:30 AM IST

    5 international airports for UP

    Uttar Pradesh will soon have five international airports, the finance minister said. In addition, the state will also see construction of a Film City to woo filmmakers soon. 

    UP already has three functioning international airports – Lucknow, Varanasi and Khushinagar. In November last year prime minister Modi laid the foundation stone for another – in Greater Noida’s Jewar. Domestic airports are in Agra, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Ghaziabad, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur and Bareilly.

  • May 26, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    Challenge is to mobilise resources for expenditure

    “How the state government will mobilise additional resources to fund various items of expenditure in the budget remains a challenge. UP though is striving hard to accelerate its rate of growth, the current domestic and international situation also poses a challenge,” professor Yashvir Tyagi, ex-head of the political science department at Lucknow University, told Hindustan Times.

  • May 26, 2022 11:27 AM IST

    $1 trillion economy target

    UP finance minister Suresh Khanna said the target is to make the UP economy $1 trillion in size, to help fulfill prime minister Narendra Modi’s goal of making India a $5 trillion economy.

  • May 26, 2022 11:25 AM IST

    Focus on infrastructure, jobs and women

    Earlier today finance minister Suresh Khanna said the focus of the Yogi Adityanath 2.0 government’s first budget since re-election would be creation of infrastructure, generation of employment opportunities, youth and women.

  • May 26, 2022 11:23 AM IST

    UP finance minister Suresh Khanna presents State Budget 

    Uttar Pradesh finance minister Suresh Khanna presents the State Budget 2022-23 in the Legislative Assembly.


Yogi govt 2.0 tables ‘Atmanirbhar UP’ budget: Women safety, startups in focus

  • UP Budget Session. FM Suresh Khanna said 10,000 startups and 100 incubators will be set up in five years in the state to promote entrepreneurship and innovation in various fields among the youth.


Uttar Pradesh finance minister Suresh Khanna presents budget in the Assembly on Thursday. (Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh finance minister Suresh Khanna presents budget in the Assembly on Thursday. (Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)

Updated on May 26, 2022 12:56 PM IST


UPPCL to install 4-G smart prepaid meters from July 1

The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) will install 4-G smart prepaid meters at the consumers’ households in the state from July 1 and also convert the existing 12 lakh 2-G/3-G smart meters into meters based on 4-G technology, said people aware of the development



As per the Central government decision, now all meters will be replaced with smart prepaid meters in all the states to improve financial state of government-owned discoms. (Pic for representation)
As per the Central government decision, now all meters will be replaced with smart prepaid meters in all the states to improve financial state of government-owned discoms. (Pic for representation)

Published on May 26, 2022 12:25 AM IST


Create clean, safe environment in cities, CS tells officials

Chief secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has directed officials to make efforts to create a clean and safe environment in cities where people would not have to face any inconvenience while on the roads



Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Durga Shankar Mishra (HT File Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Durga Shankar Mishra (HT File Photo)

Published on May 26, 2022 12:01 AM IST


Yogi: Govt committed to providing free ration to all eligible people

Replying to a question during the Question Hour in the Vidhan Parishad, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said all eligible families were being provided free ration and efforts were being made to cover all those who had been left out for any reason by deleting ration cards being misused by those who were not entitled to them.



Yogi said since his government came to power in 2017, all efforts were being made to provide ration cards to people as per their eligibility, in a transparent manner. (Pic for representation)
Yogi said since his government came to power in 2017, all efforts were being made to provide ration cards to people as per their eligibility, in a transparent manner. (Pic for representation)

Published on May 25, 2022 11:59 PM IST


Court seeks clarifications over plea related to Krishna Janmabhoomi

In his plea, Shailendra Singh, a lawyer from Lucknow, sought to move the representative suit on behalf of Bhagwan Sri Krishna Virajman at Katra Keshav Dev as the next friend and devotee of Lord Krishna, so that all cases related to the issue pending before the court could be heard together



Shahi Eidgah next to Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura. (File Photo)
Shahi Eidgah next to Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura. (File Photo)

Published on May 25, 2022 11:11 PM IST


Uproar in Uttar Pradesh assembly as Akhilesh, Keshav Prasad Maurya lock horns

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath had to intervene to pacify the situation and urged Uttar Pradesh assembly speaker Satish Mahana to expunge any unparliamentary language used in the House



Sharp exchanges were witnessed in the Uttar Pradesh assembly on Wednesday. (DEEPAK GUPTA/HT PHOTO)
Sharp exchanges were witnessed in the Uttar Pradesh assembly on Wednesday. (DEEPAK GUPTA/HT PHOTO)

Updated on May 26, 2022 05:50 AM IST


Court to examine Gyanvapi mosque committee’s plea today

Hearing on the maintainability of the Shringar Gaur-Gyanvapi complex case will take place in the district court, Varanasi, on Thursday, sys district government counsel



Police personnel stand guard during the hearing of the Gyanvapi Masjid-Shringar Gauri Temple case, outside the Varanasi district court, Tuesday. (PTI Photo)
Police personnel stand guard during the hearing of the Gyanvapi Masjid-Shringar Gauri Temple case, outside the Varanasi district court, Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

Published on May 25, 2022 11:04 PM IST


‘Yoga Utsav’ celebrated with enthusiasm at AMU

The Yoga Utsav’ was organised at AMU in collaboration with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) under the guidelines of Ministry of AYUSH



Over 2,000 participants, including students from various madrasas, Ahmadi School for the Visually Challenged, specially abled people and residents of old age homes, participated in the Yoga Utsav at AMU on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Over 2,000 participants, including students from various madrasas, Ahmadi School for the Visually Challenged, specially abled people and residents of old age homes, participated in the Yoga Utsav at AMU on Wednesday. (HT Photo)

Published on May 25, 2022 10:36 PM IST


Uttar Pradesh budget: Yogi government 2.0 faces resource mobilisation challenges

The size of the Uttar Pradesh budget to be presented in the state assembly on Thursday is likely to be over 6 lakh crore



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The Uttar Pradesh government had presented an annual budget of 5.50 lakh crore in 2021-2022. Its size went up to 5.66 lakh crore with the presentation of supplementary budgets (FILE PHOTO)

Published on May 25, 2022 10:30 PM IST


Uttar Pradesh: BJP mulls over names for Rajya Sabha polls amid speculation of contest

The BJP strategists are keeping an eye on if the main opposition Samajwadi Party would like to force a contest by fielding four candidates, while being sure of an outright win of only three of the SP nominees for the Rajya Sabha polls.



These Rajya Sabha polls have boiled down to a straight contest between the BJP and SP. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
These Rajya Sabha polls have boiled down to a straight contest between the BJP and SP. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)

Published on May 25, 2022 10:28 PM IST


Four killed in SUV-truck collision in Barabanki

Four men killed in the SUV-truck collision hailed from Lucknow were coming from Ayodhya when the mishap took place, Barabanki police said



Policemen inspect after an SUV collided with a truck, in Barabanki on Wednesday. At least four people died in the accident, according to police. (PTI)
Policemen inspect after an SUV collided with a truck, in Barabanki on Wednesday. At least four people died in the accident, according to police. (PTI)

Published on May 25, 2022 10:27 PM IST


Eatery owner shoots dead youth, injures daughter in Naini

Primary investigations revealed that the eatery owner’s girl and the youth were having an affair and the youth had gone to meet her, said Naini police



Naini police said that according to the post mortem report, the youth was shot in the chest and back while the Eatery owner’s girl had a bullet injury in her stomach. (Pic for representation)
Naini police said that according to the post mortem report, the youth was shot in the chest and back while the Eatery owner’s girl had a bullet injury in her stomach. (Pic for representation)

Published on May 25, 2022 10:15 PM IST

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