Maharashtra Journalists Pension Scheme | Rs. 15 Crore Patrakar Sanman Yojana

Maharashtra Journalists Pension Scheme

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 YojanaRs. 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 airportsRs. 5 crore
Purchase of 2 helicopters for air travel of VVIPsRs. 159.63 crore
CCTV Projects (Surveillance System) in Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad and other citiesRs. 35 crore
Provision for Basic Infrastructure Facilities for Naxal-Hit Gadchiroli districtRs. 5 crore by Center
Expenses associated with commission of inquiry into Bhima Koregaon violenceRs. 62 lakh
Provision for Victims of riots at Bhima Koregaon and Sanaswadi in Pune districtRs. 7.9 crore
Urban Development DepartmentRs. 1686.10 crore
Subordinate debt, State government equityRs. 660.73 crore
Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) IIRs. 189.26 crore
Municipal CorporationsRs. 190 crore
Municipal CouncilsRs. 546.47 crore
Road Repair Work in rural areasRs. 100 crore
MLA / MLC Local Development ProgramRs. 220.31 crore
Afforestation Drive / Tree PlantingRs. 274.60 crore
Publicity of Afforestation DriveRs. 30 crore
rehabilitation of families involved in the business of horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai cityRs. 6.63 crore
State Cooperation departmentRs. 1853.52 crore
Public Health Department for Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya YojnaRs. 769.02 crore
Hike in Moratorium for Anganwadi WorkersRs. 493.64 crore
Integrated child Development Services SchemeRs. 500 crore

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