The State budget for 2017-18 was presented in the State Legislative Assembly on Wednesday by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah-
Belagavi specific mentions are as below:
As announced in the budget 2014-15, the construction of Super Specialty Hospitals having 250 bed capacity will be commenced during this year at a cost of Rs.310 crore in three revenue divisions of Kalaburagi, Mysuru and Belagavi- with 40% of assistance from the Government of India.
Increase and upgrade bed capacity of Davangere, Hubli and Belagavi ESI hospitals to 100.
Nippani, Mudgalgi, Kagwad new Talukas
To provide housing facility to the Police personnel deputed during legislative sessions, construction of multipurpose building along with barracks will be taken up in Belagavi at a cost of Rs.3 crore.
Ayush Drugs Manufacturing Centre will be established in the premises of Belagavi City Immunization Centre at a cost of Rs.5 crore.
proposed to establish Khadi Plaza in Bengaluru and Belagavi at an estimated cost of Rs.10 crore each, with the assistance of Government of India.
Karnataka-One Centres have been established in Belagavi
Historical places of Lakkundi, Hampi, Badami, Pattadakallu, Aihole, Banavasi etc. of North Karnataka will be revived and made attractive by establishing ‘Belli Shrunga’ from Karwar to Vijayapur, from Belagavi to Ballari and from Bidar to Koppal.
Rs.4 crore will be provided to establish modern gymnastic facilities at Belagavi
Construction of multipurpose building at Belagavi, provide housing facility to personnel during sessions
Project to fill water to 17 tanks of 10 villages of Rayabhaga taluka in Belagavi district from Krishna River.
Project to fill water to tanks of Kitturu Constituency of Belagavi district from Malaprabha River.
Project to fill water to 19 tanks of 10 villages falling under Kudachi Constituency of Rayabhaga taluka in Belagavi district from Krishna River.
Setting up of godown and Citizen Service Centre in Pantha Balekundri, Belagavi District
Government to regulate multiplexes by making the maximum entry fee at Rs 200.
Tax on two wheelers costing above 1lakh hiked to 18% from 12%
Vat on beer, wine, fenny and hard liquor has been lifted
Cloud seeding at Rs 30 crore to tackle drought situation
New Airport and Medical College at Karwar
1.5 lakhs Engineering and Medical students to get free laptops