The budget preparations were made based on the Common Minimum Programme of the coalition partners.
Size of the 2018 Budget: Rs 2,13,734 crore
Rs 150 crore will be allotted for adopting Israel method of farming.
Israel model of irrigation to be adopted across 5000 hectares each in Karwar, Tumakuru, Yadgir and Haveri.
Congress government ‘bhagya’ schemes will continue.
Annabhagya scheme: Quantity of rice cut from 7 kg to 5 kg
4% rise in liquor tax
Fuel price rise; Petrol-Rs 1.14, diesel – Rs 1.12
Power tariff rise by 20 paise per unit
Rs 34,000 crore will be allotted towards farm loan waiver
Bellandur Lake rejuvenation project – Rs 50 crore alloted
‘I have decided to limit the loan amount to Rs 2 lakhs’- HDK
Film University to be set up at a cost of Rs.30 cr at Ramanagara
Rs 25 cr towards Mutts (selected)
Rs 15825 cr for six elevated corridors across Bengaluru
Education: Rs 26581 cr; Water resources: Rs 18142 cr; Urban development: Rs 17727 cr; Energy: Rs 14499 cr; Social Welfare: Rs 14123 cr; PWD: Rs 10200 cr
Rs 190 crore for a scheme to safeguard interests of coconut growers
Kayaka scheme: Loan of up to Rs 10 lakh to enhance skill development and entrepreneurship skills in SHGs on cluster model or individually
Rs 150 cr allotted to repair govt primary, high-school and PU college buildings
Rs 25Cr set aside for Karnataka Brahmin Development Board
Pregnant women from BPL families to get Rs 1,000 aid per month
Anganwadi centers under women and child welfare department will be strengthened as ‘Balasnehi’ centres.