Main Thrust Areas:
on dry land farming, accelerated development of infrastructure, removal of
disparity, development of urban areas and generation of employment
opportunities for youth.
measures to enhance revenue collection and ensuring effective capital
digit economic growth with focus on agriculture, trade and industry,
infrastructure development and financial discipline.
• Government resolve to
take agriculture growth rate to 6%.
Debt Relief from
Money Lenders :
relief of Rs. 171 crore benefitting over 2 lakh farmers in Marathwada and
Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan- Rs. 1000 crore,
cement Nala Bunds- Rs.500 crore and Repairs of ex-Malgujari tanks in Vidarbha-
• Ambitious programme
of micro irrigation with outlay of Rs.330 crore.
New scheme of ‘Motiramji Lahane Krishi
Samruddhi Yojana’ in suicide prone Yavatmal district with emphasis on
mechanisation of agriculture and convergence of various agricultural schemes.
State Employment Guarantee Scheme- Rs.700
crore and Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Scheme – Rs.1948 crore.
Krishi Yojana- Rs. 336 crore and National Food Security Mission and
Agricultural Extension and Technology Mission-Rs. 257 crore.
• Outlay for irrigation
sector- Rs. 7272 crore
implementation of technical and financial management of irrigation projects.
Gramin Marg Yojana’ announced for rural roads with outlay of Rs. 300
crore. The outlay to be enhanced to Rs.1000 crore every year.
Gram Sadak Yojana- Rs. 790 crore. An outlay of Rs. 71 crore for those works
which do not fit into the norms of the scheme.
• Outlay of Rs. 3213
crore for road works of 5000 kilometres.
• New scheme ‘Aamdar
Adarsh Gaon Yojana’ announced.
• Power generation
projects- Rs. 535.34 crore.
Development for power distribution – Rs. 538 crore.
• Hydal projects – Rs.
Housing for BPL
scheme named ‘Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Gharkul Jaga Khaderi Arthsahayya Yojana’
announced. Financial assistance up to Rs. 50,000 under the scheme to buy land
to BPL families for dwelling house.
of 1,00,000 dwelling houses under housing schemes with outlay of Rs. 884 crore.
Bharat Abhiya launched in the state with outlay of Rs. 810 crore.
Metro Line-3 Project – Rs.109.60 crore, Nagpur Metro Rail Project – Rs.197.65
crore and Pune Metro Project – Rs.174.99 crore.
• Smart Cities – Rs.
• Purchase of S. T.
buses and repairs of bus depots – Rs. 141 crore.
• Railway projects
under construction – Rs. 68.60 crore.
• Airport Development –
Rs. 91 crore.
• Land acquisition and
rehabilitation of Mihan Project – Rs. 200 crore.
Industry and Tourism:
• Cluster Incentive
Scheme – Rs. 315 crore.
• Subsidy on
electricity to power looms – Rs. 1232.53 crore.
• Preservation and
protection of notified forts – Rs. 50 crore.
Establishment of Maharashtra State
Eco-tourism Development Board to develop tourism in the forest and protection
• Development of road
side facilities for tourist – Rs. 50 crore.
of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Project, Gorewada and Sanjay Gandhi National Park – Rs.
• ‘Uttamrao Patil
Forest Park’ at every district.
• Maharashtra State
Bamboo Development Board to be constituted
scheme of ‘Shyamaprasad Mukherjee Jana Van Vikas Yojana’ to increase forest
cover and forest management through public participation.
scheme ‘Pramod Mahajan Kaushalya Vikas Yojana’ announced for skill development.
Research and training institute at Sevagram
at Vardha to promote rural artisans and handicrafts
Education, Health and
Women Development :
• Construction of
girl’s hostel – Rs. 112.50 crore.
girl’s hostels in the state will have protection wall in the next three years.
• Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
– Rs.1690.56 crore.
• National Health
Mission – Rs.1996.48 crore.
• Rajiv Gandhi
Jeevandayi Aroya Yojana– Rs. 300 crore.
New scheme of ‘Punyashlok Ahilyabai Holkar
Bajarpeth Yojana’ announced to develop market for products of women self-help
Assistance and Tribal Development:
capital contribution to Maulana Azad Alpasankhyank Vikas Mahamandal – Rs.150
• Special assistance to
BPL families – Rs.1451.50 crore.
Component Plan for scheduled castes population – Rs. 6490 crore.
• Tribal Sub Plan – Rs.
Police and Courts:
cameras to be installed in Amravati, Nashik, Aurangabad and Nagpur cities.
• Cyber Crime Lab at
• Court building and
residential buildings for Judges – Rs. 413.60 crore.
Evidence Based Photography Monitoring Cell at Mantralaya level.
to reward officers and staff in Government who come out with innovative ideas
on saving expenditure or increasing Government revenue.
- Local Body Tax to be abolished from 1st
August 2015. Compensation of Revenue by enhancing VAT tax rate.
- Women drawing salary upto to Rs.10000 per
month exempted from Profession Tax .
- Tax rate on ladies Hand Bags and Purses
reduced from 12.5 per cent to 5 per cent.
- Work Book, Graph Book, Drawing Book and
Laboratory Book for student’s tax free.
rate on LED Bulb reduced from 12.5 per cent to 5 per cent.
- Tax rate on Guide wire used in medical
treatment reduced from 12.5 per cent to 5 per cent.
medicines for treatment of Cancer tax free.
of late fee for VAT Return from Rs. 2000 to Rs.1000.
concession on essential commodities continued for one more year.
VAT on Service Tax.
- Rate of Excise Duty on Country liquor to be
at 200 per cent of manufacturing cost or Rs. 120 per proof liter, whichever is
of Revenue by enhanced premimum on additional FSI.
Tax on import of Long Steel in State.
- Tax rate on Plain & Pre-laminated
Particle Board enhanced from 5 per cent to 12.5 per cent.