Rs 3000 crore allocated for North-east states in General Budget 2019-20

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New Delhi, July 5, 2019 : The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2019-20 in Parliament here today.

The Budget Estimates for Ministry of Development of North Easter Region for FY 2019-20 is Rs 3,000 crore as compared to the RE of Rs 2629 crore in FY 2018-19.

Outlay of major schemes:

(in Rs crore)

Schemes                                                                      2018-19 (RE)                          2019-20 (BE)

North East Special Infrastructure

Development Scheme (NESIDS)                              140                                                      695


Schemes of North Eastern Council                         607                                                      580

Central Pool of Resources for NE&Sikkim            781                                                      531

North East Road Sector Dev Scheme                      391                                                      666