Download PDF of TN Tamil Nadu Budget For Financial Year 2021-22
Speech of Dr. Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, Hon‟ble Minister for Finance and Human Resources Management, Government of Tamil Nadu, presenting the Revised Tamil Nadu Budget 2021-22 Budget for the year 2021-2022 to the Legislative Assembly on 13th August 2021.
Tamil Nadu finance minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on Friday presented a paperless budget. It is a revised budget for the year 2021-22. Here are the highlights of the budget.
TN Budget 2021-22 Highlights
- Tax on petrol will be cut by Rs 3 per litre. It will come into effect on August 14 (Saturday).
- Maternity leave for govt staff increased to 12 months. It will come into effect from July 1, 2021.
- SIPCOT to come up in nine districts, including Tiruvannamalai and Dharmapuri; Rs 1,500 crore has been allocated for the same as first instalment
- Govt will establish 10 new arts and science colleges this year
- TN will start smart classes in 25 colleges this year
- The vacancies in higher educational institutions will be filled on a priority basis.
- Govt will priorities its fight against Covid-19
- The TN government will give importance to reduce learning loss due to Covid-19 pandemic, TN FM says
- Chennai Kasimedu fishing harbour to be upgraded with Rs 150 Cr
- Water holding capacity of major dams including Mettur and Vaigai to be restored to their past levels
- Government to ensure that all eligible elders will get Old Age pension
- Rs 225.62 crore allotted for sports and youth development.
- Rs 4,142 crore allotted for Adi Dravidar and ST welfare.
- Rs 6 crore allocated to renovate mosques and churches in the state.
- Rs 1.50 crore allocated for transgenders pension scheme
- Rs 409 crore allocated for free school uniforms scheme.
- 300 tourists destinations will be developed under tourism master plan. Rs 187.50 crore has been allocated for the same.
- The govt to come up with a separate education policy.
- MLAs constituency development fund enhanced to Rs 3 crore.
- Loans to the tune of Rs 2,756 crore given to women SHGs would be waived.