Annual Budget 2020-21: Know The Department-Wise Allocation


Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presented a welfare, development, investment and transformation oriented Annual Budget for 2020-21 in the Odisha Legislative Assembly with an outlay of Rs. 1,50,000 crore, which is about 11.1% more than the 2019-20 revised estimate.

Like previous years, this year also the Budget was presented in two parts – “Agriculture Budget” and “General Budget”. The comparative position of 2019-20 (RE) and 2020-21 (BE) are as follows:

(Rs.  in crore)

Sl. No Item 2019-20 (R.E.) 2020-21 (B.E.)
1. Administrative Expenditure 55,490 65,655
2. Programme Expenditure 68,000 74,000
3. Disaster Response Fund 4,600 3,200
4. Transfers from the State 6,910 7,145
  Total 1,35,000 1,50,000


1.       What is New in the Budget?

  • Introduction of e-Budgeting – A green initiative
  • A separate Budget Mobile App – Available both in Google Play store and Apple App store
  • QR code made available for easy access to the Budget Mobile App
  • Introduction of Nutrition Budget document – First State in the country
  • Introduction of Climate code Budget document – First State in the country
  • Introduction of Strategic Budget making process to improve budget credibility – First State in the country
  • Improvement in disclosure standards – Budget data is made available in excel format

2.       Thrust of the Budget: Transformation

  • 5T Mantra and citizen centric initiative “Mo Sarkar” reflect governance and development strategy for the State
  • Aspiration for a “New Odisha”
  • To bring transformative change in the agriculture & allied sector through higher focus on research, development and extension activities
  • Construction of “In-stream Storage Structures (ISS)” in all major rivers with an investment of 12,000 crore over five years – A transformative initiative for water conservation and usage
  • Mega plan to transform Puri into World Heritage City with total investment plan of 3208 crore
  • Comprehensive EKAMRA Plan to transform 65 acres around Lingaraj Temple with total investment plan of 700 crore over the next 5 years and for this year Rs. 150 crore has been proposed in the Budget
  • Comprehensive development plan for Samaleswari Mandir, Hirakud dam, Bhitarakanika, Talasari and other iconic sites
  • Comprehensive decongestion plan for Cuttack
  • Transformation of SCB Medical College into a state-of-art facility with total investment intention of 1000 crore over the next two years
  • Establishing a “World Skills Centre” in Bhubaneswar to transform “Skilled- in-Odisha” into a global brand
  • Massive investment in tourism sector to transform Odisha into a world class tourist destination

Department-wise allocation

 (Rs.  in crore)





Administrative Expenditure Programme Expenditure Transfer from State Disaster Response



Grand Total

1 Home Department 4,851.48 655.90     5,507.38


General Administration and Public Grievance

Department (GA)







3 Revenue And Disaster

Management Department

1,009.64 325.70     1,335.34
4 Law Department 441.26 24.90     466.16
5 Finance Department 35,074.80 67.00     35,141.80
6 Commerce Department 71.65 19.63     91.28
7 Works Department 1,579.24 4,420.92     6,000.16
8 Odisha Legislative Assembly 121.03 0.00     121.03


Food Supplies and

Consumer Welfare Department







10 School and Mass Education


10,862.05 6,596.37     17,458.42


Scheduled Tribes & Scheduled Castes Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare











12 Health and Family Welfare


2,572.39 5,127.46     7,699.84
13 Housing and Urban Development Department 650.74 3,093.26 2,435.65   6,179.65
14 Labour & Employees’ State

Insurance Department

111.84 94.33     206.17
15 Sports & Youth Services


35.49 265.55     301.04
16 Planning and Convergence Department 51.00 1,130.23     1,181.23


Panchayati Raj and

Drinking Water Department









18 Public Grievance & Pension

Administration Department

2.18 0.00     2.18
19 Industries Department 5.55 544.45     550.00
20 Water Resources


1,283.18 8,091.28     9,374.46
21 Transport Department 111.44 733.12     844.56
22 Forest & Environment


482.60 651.97     1,134.57


Department of Agriculture and Farmers’








24 Steel & Mines Department 62.72 119.50     182.22
25 Information & Public

Relations Department

54.95 55.67     110.62

(Rs.  in crore)





Administrative Expenditure Programme Expenditure Transfer from State Disaster

Response Fund


Grand Total

26 Excise Department 112.36 50.50     162.86
27 Science & Technology Department 14.76 85.24     100.00
28 Rural Development


1,227.16 4,322.26     5,549.42
29 Parliamentary Affairs


61.53 5.29     66.82
30 Energy Department 31.80 1,828.93     1,860.73
31 Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Department 64.62 135.00     199.62
32 Tourism Department 15.56 385.13     400.69


Fisheries & Animal Resources Development








34 Co-Operation Department 133.53 1,566.86     1,700.39
35 Public Enterprises


3.67 5.00     8.67


Department of Women & Child Development and

Mission Shakti







37 Electronics & Information Technology Department 7.31 228.97     236.28
38 Higher Education Department 1,237.92 1,168.59     2,406.51


Skill Development &

Technical Education Department







40 Micro, Small & Medium

Enterprises Department

70.96 179.04     250.00


Department of Social

Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability







42 Disaster Management 3.45 118.98   3,200.00 3,322.43
43 Odia Language, Literature

and Culture Department

31.50 130.31     161.81
  Grand Total 65,655.00 74,000.00 7,145.00 3,200.00 150,000.00


3.       Sectoral Highlights

  1. Health care for all:
  • A total sum of 7,700 crore is allocated for public health care, which is an increase of about 14% over previous year
  • 1,108 crore is provided under the scheme Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana for free Medical facilities with coverage up to Rs. 5 lakh per family in case of male members and up to Rs. 10 lakh per family in case of female beneficiaries
  • Provision of 578 crore has been made under Mukhyamantri Swasthya Seva Mission for building health infrastructure and services
  • 1,652 crore has been provided for National Health Mission
  • 360 crore is proposed for maintaining quality of sanitation, laundry, security, gardening & lift services in public health facilities under Nirmal Scheme
  • 1000 crore is intended to be invested over the next two years to transform SCB Medical College into a state-of-art facility
  • 562 crore is proposed for 7 new Government Medical Colleges at Puri, Jajpur and Keonjhar, Bhawanipatna, Sundargarh(by NTPC), Talcher (by MCL) and Kandhama
  • 47 crore is provided for the Employees State Insurance (ESI) scheme and 220 new posts of doctors and paramedics have been created for ESI Hospitals at Bhubaneswar and Angul

B.      Education and Skill Development:

  • Total 22,631 crore has been allocated for education and skill development sector
  • 400 crore is provided under Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya to meet the establishment and running the schools
  • 3,157 crore is provided for Samagra Sikshya Abhiyan and Rs. 800 crore for Mid-day Meal Scheme all of which will have a State share of 40%
  • 8 crore is provided for LPG connection in 10000 Primary and Upper Primary Schools to encourage use of green and clean fuels
  • A sum of 40 crore is provided under Mo School Abhiyan for infrastructure development of schools. The Government will provide twice the amount donated by any person for various purposes such as science laboratory, library, sports, etc
  • Looking at the success of Mo School Abhiyan, a sum of 10 crore is proposed towards corpus fund under Mo College Abhiyan
  • Allocation for 231 crore is made under the Gangadhar Meher Sikhya Manakbrudhi Yojana (GMSMY) to provide school bags to all children from Class-I to V, free textbooks and school uniform including shoes to all children from Class-I to VIII and free bicycles to all students in Class-IX of Government and fully aided schools including OAVs
  • 1407 crore is proposed for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships
  • 130 crore is proposed under World Bank assisted Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity(OHEPEE) to transform select universities and colleges into Centers of Excellence
  • 220 crore is provided for the Rashtriya Uchatara Sikshya Abhiyan (RUSA) Scheme for higher education and technical education
  • Provision of 220 crore has been made under the Asian Development Bank assisted Odisha Skill Development Project to bring up a World Skill Centre in Bhubaneswar
  • A sum of 199 crore has been allocated for infrastructure development of Technological Universities and Engineering Colleges, Engineering Schools, Polytechnics and ITIs

C.        Agriculture: Farmers’ Welfare:

  • Allocation of 19,408 crore to Agriculture and allied activities
  • An outlay of 3,195 crore under the scheme Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA)
  • 705 crore has been provided towards Interest Subvention on crop loans to Co-operative as well as Commercial Banks
  • 150 crore has been provided to OUAT for agricultural education, research and infrastructure
  • 123 crore has been allocated for National Horticulture Mission
  • Revolving fund of 100 crore each for seeds and fertilizers has been proposed to ensure advance availability of quality seeds and fertilizers for the farmers during the cropping seasons
  • A sum of 100 crore has been proposed towards subsidy for capital investment for establishment of Commercial Agri-enterprises
  • 224 crore is proposed for popularization of agricultural implements, equipments and diesel pump sets
  • An outlay of 60 crore has been provisioned as Support to Farmers’ Producers’ Organisation
  • 40 crore has been provided under Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana to promote organic farming in around 20,800 hectares of land
  • 700 crore has been allocated for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

D.     Irrigation

  • An outlay of 1,811 crore has been provided in 2020-21 for incomplete AIBP Projects implemented through Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)
  • 1,092 crore has been proposed for construction of In-stream Storage Structures (ISS) in all major rivers of the State. Over a period of five years, total investment plan of Rs. 12,000 crore for ISS
  • 910 crore has been proposed under state funded Water Sector Infrastructure Development Programme (WSIDP) for on-going and new projects
  • An outlay of 1060 crore has been proposed for flood control and drainage work
  • 360 crore is provided under Biju Krushak Vikas Yojana for community lift irrigation projects
  • 193 crore has been allocated for revival of 1200 defunct lift irrigation points
  • A sum of 540 crore has been allocated for Parbati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation Scheme
  • A sum of 35 crore has been proposed for Rooftop rain water harvesting and ground water recharge in 27 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and 49 water stressed Blocks
  • An outlay of 180 crore has been provided under RIDF for Jalanidhi scheme to create additional irrigation potential
  • A sum of 459 crore has been proposed for completion of 15,000 Deep Bore Wells
  • 190 crore is being proposed under Canal Lining and System Rehabilitation Programme (CLSRP)
  • A sum of 150 crore has been proposed for renovation and restoration of

538 Minor Irrigation Projects (MIPs)

  • 90 crore has been proposed under Nabakrushna Choudhury Secha Unayana Yojana

E.       Drinking Water:

  • Total investment for piped drinking water more than 8,000 crore
  • Proposal of an outlay of 3,250 crore for rural piped water supply and Rs. 236 crore for urban piped water supply under BASUDHA
  • Additional 2000 crore has been provided under Jal Jeevan Mission
  • 560 crore has been allocated towards operation and maintenance of water supply systems
  • Off-budget resources like DMF (Rs. 1538 crore) and OMBADC ((Rs. 991 crore) are employed in convergence mode for piped water supply
  • 560 crore has been allocated for 9 pilot projects at Bhubaneswar and Puri under Drink from Tap Mission to improve quality of drinking water in all 114 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) along with 24×7 water supply as a 5T initiative

F.        Industrial investment:

  • 575 crore allocated for development of Industries sector and attracting investment- Allocation Doubled
  • Technological platforms like GO SWIFT, GO SMILE, GO PLUS, and GO CARE are used for improving Ease of Doing Business
  • 284 crore Financial Assistance to IDCO for development of industrial infrastructure
  • An outlay of 200 crore is made for Handloom, Handicrafts, Sericulture and Textile sectors and Rs. 250 crore is provided for MSME sector
  • Allocation of 182 crore has been made for the Mining sector including Rs. 43 crore for i3MS and Rs. 73 crore for Mineral Exploration & Auction

G.      Infrastructure Development

  • 2272 crore provided under Road Development Programme for construction and upgradation of roads in the State
  • 1000 crore is provided under Biju Setu Yojana for construction of bridges
  • 184 crore provided for completion of the remaining works under Odisha Distribution System Strengthening Project (ODSSP)
  • Provision of 200 crore is made under State Capital Region Improvement of Power System (SCRIPS) to provide 24X7 uninterrupted stable power supply
  • Provision of 100 crore for double-laning of State Highways under State Highway Development Programme (SHDP); Rs. 62 crore for road Projects under PPP mode; Rs. 30 crore for Biju Expressway to improve connectivity in Western Odisha and KBK districts; Rs. 431 crore for Central Road Fund projects

H.     Social security measures:

  • A sum of 3,024 crore is allocated for social security measures
  • Provision of 1718 crore is made under Madhubabu Pension Yojana and
  • Rs. 928 crore for National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) for Old Age, Widow and Disability Pensions at the rate of Rs. 500 per month for beneficiaries below 80 years of age and Rs. 700 per month for beneficiaries above 80 years of age. About 48 lakh beneficiaries are covered under the scheme
  • 164 crore for Welfare of Persons with Disability (PwD) and Rs. 14 crore under the National Programme for Persons with Disability
  • Provision of 200 crore for welfare of distressed and destitute, which includes Rs.189 crore for establishment of Old-Age Homes
  • 25 crore has been provided for Bhima Bhoi Bhinnakhyama Samarthya Abhiyan

I.            Empowering Women:

  • Provision of 305 crore is made under the Maternity Benefit Programme
  • “MAMATA” scheme for the year 2020-21
  • 1,161 crore is also provided under Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP)
  • 316 crore is allocated towards financial assistance and other support to Women Self Help Groups and their federations under Mission Shakti programme
  • 10 crore is proposed for construction of working women’s hostel 

J.            Food Security:

  • 1038 crore is provided for distribution of rice @ Rs. 1/- per kg. Under the State Food Security Scheme, 23 lakh additional beneficiaries are provided 5 Kg rice per month per beneficiary at the rate of Rs. 1 per Kg under the Scheme
  • Provision of 210 crore for National Food Security Mission
  • 99 crore is provided for handling charges and dealer’s margin
  • Food security operations are being carried out by Odisha State Civil Supply Corporation Ltd. and it is being strengthened through equity infusion of 631 crore

K.     Development of SCs, STs, OBCs & Minorities

  • Total 23,808 crore allocated under Tribal Sub-Component and SC Sub- Component
  • 277 crore for construction of hostels for ST girls and urban hostel complexes under the scheme AKANKSHYA
  • Provision of 936 crore for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships for ST and SC students
  • 128 crore has been provisioned under Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY)
  • 103 crore has been allocated towards social sector initiatives including


  1. Rural Development:
  • 3,962 crore is provided for rural housing through the convergence of

PMAY Gramin and Biju Pucca Ghar

  • 2,500 crore allocated for Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) for construction of rural roads
  • 1,000 crore allocated for Biju Setu Yojana under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF)
  • Provision of 71 crore is made for connecting Un-connected villages under

Odisha Mukhya Mantri Sadak Yojana (MMSY)

  • 375 crore is provisioned for improvement / completion of rural roads and bridges (including RIDF)
  • 500 crore is allocated for the rural component of Swachh Bharat Mission
  • 300 crore is allocated under Gopabandhu Grameen Yojana for Bijli, Sadak, Pani
  • A sum of 852 crore for Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana–National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM)
  • 80 crore is provided for the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee RURBAN Mission for development of RURBAN clusters

M.  Urban Development:

  • Total allocation of 6,180 crore for Urban Development
  • 351 crore has been provided under the scheme Urban Transformation Initiative (UNNATI) for improvement of urban infrastructure
  • Provision of 236 crore under BASUDHA (Urban) Scheme for urban piped water supply
  • 301 crore has been proposed under JICA assisted Odisha Integrated sanitation improvement Project and Rs. 120 crore for Odisha Urban Infrastructure Development Fund in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack
  • 200 crore provision for Urban Road Transport (including bus system in Bhubaneswar)
  • Provision of 518 crore for Urban Housing
  • 300 crore is allocated for the urban component of the Swachh Bharat Mission
  • 55 crore has been provided towards National Urban Livelihood Mission
  • 200 crore is allocated for Smart City Mission for development of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Smart City

N.     Tourism:

  • 695 crore has been allocated for development around Jagannath Temple at Puri under ABADHA Yojana
  • 150 crore has been allocated under Ekamra Kshetra Amenities and Monuments Revival Action (EKAMRA) Plan
  • 187 crore has been allocated for the Development & Management of Tourist Infrastructure
  • 80 crore has been allocated for the development of Samuka Project
  • A provision of 66 crore has been made for the publicity of Tourism
  • Rs 50 crore has been allocated for Integrated Development of Heritage, Monuments & Tourists Destinations
  • For establishment and maintenance of Eco-tourism Sites inside and around pristine wilderness, wild life destinations and wetlands of Odisha, Rs 25 crore is proposed
  • Rs 6 crore provided for Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana


O.     Disaster Management

  • Rs 3,200 crore is provided for Disaster Management including Rs1,711 crore under State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), Rs1,000 crore under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), Rs428 crore under State Disaster Mitigation Fund (SDMF), Rs43 crore under National Disaster Mitigation Fund (NDMF)
  • Besides, a sum of Rs100 crore has been provided for World Bank assisted Odisha Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP)

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