Maharashtra Journalists Pension Scheme – The State Government of Maharashtra is going to implement a Rs. 15 crore Pension Scheme for Senior Journalists in the Legislative assembly named “Acharya Balshastri Jambhekar Sanman Yojana”. Under this Maharashtra Journalists Pension Scheme, the Maharashtra Government will provide Rs. 10,000 to each senior journalist according to their eligibility.
Maharashtra Journalists Pension Scheme
All the senior journalists having age 60 years and above who have worked at least 20 years in their fields are eligible to avail the benefits of this scheme. The state government has made this provision under the grants-in-aid (non-salary) to the Director of Publicity. Apart from this, the state government has also tabled the supplementary demands of Rs 11,445 crore on 1st day of monsoon session.
Maharashtra Journalists Pension Scheme for Senior Journalists & Supplementary Demands
The Maharashtra Government has decided to launch this new pension scheme for the Journalists of the state. Here are the features and highlights of the scheme –
Acharya Balshastri Jambhekar Sanman Yojana
- Under this scheme, the state government will provide Rs. 10,000 per month.
- Provision of Rs. 15 crore for this scheme.
- All the senior journalists having age 60 years and above who have worked at-least 20 years in their fields are eligible to avail the benefits of this scheme.
Maharashtra Supplementary Demands – Allocation
Here is the information which the state minister has tabled on the floor of Legislative Assembly –
|Acharya Balshastri Jambhekar Sanman Yojana||Rs. 15 crore|
|National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL)||Rs. 250 crore (State share for special purposes Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project)|
|Development & Recarpeting of airstripsof Karad and Chandrapur airports||Rs. 5 crore|
|Purchase of 2 helicopters for air travel of VVIPs||Rs. 159.63 crore|
|CCTV Projects (Surveillance System) in Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad and other cities||Rs. 35 crore|
|Provision for Basic Infrastructure Facilities for Naxal-Hit Gadchiroli district||Rs. 5 crore by Center|
|Expenses associated with commission of inquiry into Bhima Koregaon violence||Rs. 62 lakh|
|Provision for Victims of riots at Bhima Koregaon and Sanaswadi in Pune district||Rs. 7.9 crore|
|Urban Development Department||Rs. 1686.10 crore|
|Subordinate debt, State government equity||Rs. 660.73 crore|
|Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) II||Rs. 189.26 crore|
|Municipal Corporations||Rs. 190 crore|
|Municipal Councils||Rs. 546.47 crore|
|Road Repair Work in rural areas||Rs. 100 crore|
|MLA / MLC Local Development Program||Rs. 220.31 crore|
|Afforestation Drive / Tree Planting||Rs. 274.60 crore|
|Publicity of Afforestation Drive||Rs. 30 crore|
|rehabilitation of families involved in the business of horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai city||Rs. 6.63 crore|
|State Cooperation department||Rs. 1853.52 crore|
|Public Health Department for Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojna||Rs. 769.02 crore|
|Hike in Moratorium for Anganwadi Workers||Rs. 493.64 crore|
|Integrated child Development Services Scheme||Rs. 500 crore|