of Central Plan 1999-2000
(I) RURAL EMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY
ALLEVIATION (Rs. 6900 Crore)
1. Employment Assurance Scheme (Rs. 1700 crore).
1700 crore rupees for providing assured unskilled
employment of 100 days to those seeking
employment in the lean agricultural season
in all the
rural blocks in the country.
2. Indira Awas Yojana (Rs. 1710 crore).
13 lakh houses to be built for the
3. Integrated Rural Development Programme including Rural Artisans
(Rs. 859 crore).
20,000 Rupees per family invesment and a credit mobilisation of Rs.3400 crore
(II) RURAL DEVELOPMENT (Rs.2750 crore)
1.Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme(Rs.1800 crore)
1,00,000 habitations will be provided safe drinking water by March 2000.
2. National Social Assistance Programme (Rs.725 crore)
51.89 lakhs old persons to be covered by National Old
Age Pension Scheme.
1.83 lakhs household of deceased to be
benefited under National Family Benefit Scheme.
14.60 lakhs expectant mothers to be benefited under
National Maternity Benfit Scheme.
3. Rural Sanitation (Rs.110 crore)
10 lakhs sanitary
toilets to be provided to individual household below poverty line.
229 crore rupees provided for
Development Programme for Rainfed Agriculture.
25 crore rupees provided
for Development of Information Technology in Agriculture.
215 crore rupees provided for
expanding coverage under Comprehensive Crop
COAL AND LIGNITE
299.80 million tonnes of coal production targeted.
17.50 million tonnes of lignite production targeted.
160 crore rupees provided for free
education for girls.
1031 crore rupees provided for Nutritional
support to Primary Education.
750 crore rupees provided for
District Primary Educaion Project.
110 crore rupees provided or adult
400 crore rupees provided for
Operation Black Board.
350 crore rupees provided for
219 crore rupees provided for
Teacher Training Programmes.
50 crore rupees provided
for the development and promotion of Information
250 crore rupees provided for
National Malaria Eradication Programme including
85 crore rupees povided
for National Leprosy Eradication Programme.
140 crore rupees or AIDS Control
105 crore rupees for National
Tuberculosis Control Programme.
85 crore rupees provided
for National Trachoma and Blindness Control Programme.
1000 PC based machines for counter
computerisation including 100 SB LANs to be
60 post offices to be
60 Very Small Aperture
Terminals (VSATs) to be insalled.
55 customer care centres to be
PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
6128.29 crore rupees provided for exploration and production of crude oil and
5656.27 crore rupees provided for refining and marketing of petroleum products.
4363.4 MW addition to installed capacity.
469 billion units generation targeted.
2000 villages to be energised.
2.5 lakh pump sets to be energised.
18750 Wagons, 2159 coaches, 263 locomotives and 250 EMUs/Metro to
2550 kilometers track renewal.
500 route kilometres of electrification.
541 route kilometres of gauge conversion.
SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES
173 crore rupees for Prime Minister's Rozgar
Yojana, to assist 2.20 lakh educated
140 crore rupees for Rural Employment Generation
106.66 crore rupees provided for sports.
15.43 million tonnes of saleable steel targeted.
45.50 lakh direct exchange lines (including 4.9 lakh lines by MTNL).
54.70 lakh lines of switching capacity (including 5.7 lakh lines by MTNL).
4.0 lakh lines of trunk automatic exchange capacity.
45 thousand village public phones.
1,36,750 hectares area to be developed under integrated Wateland Development Project
SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
135 crore rupees provided for Post Matric Scholarships for
SC/ST students by which
about 22 lakhs students are
likely to be benefited during 1999-2000.
437 crore rupees provided towards Special Central Assistance for
Component Plan by which about
25 lakh Scheduled Caste families are likely to be
benefited during 1999-2000.