Government of Uttar Pradesh (UP Government) Budget presented for the financial year 2021-22 A new scheme “Women Strength Scheme” has been announced for women and a provision of Rs 200 crore has been made in the budget for this.
State Finance Minister Suresh Khanna, while presenting the budget, discussed the schemes being run for the upliftment of women. Khanna said that “From the financial year 2021-2022, a new scheme called Mahila Sashakti Yojana will be started and for this a provision of Rs. 200 crores has been made in the budget”. It has also been proposed to make a provision of Rs 1,200 crore for providing tablets to all eligible girls.
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To address the problem of malnutrition in women and children, the Chief Minister Saksham Suraksha Yojana will be conducted from the financial year 2021-22 and a provision of Rs 100 crore has been made for it. Apart from this, a budget provision of Rs 4,094 crore has been proposed for the Nutrition Program and Rs 415 crore for the National Nutrition Campaign. A budget of Rs 32 crore is proposed for the establishment of Mahila Shakti Kendras in the budget. Special campaign for women safety and women help desk will be set up.
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