Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who additionally holds the Finance portfolio, introduced his maiden funds on Friday. He introduced a rise within the funds allocation for welfare schemes devoted to the socially and economically weaker sections of society.
CM Bommai has introduced a rise within the honorarium for Anganwadi staff. He mentioned that the honorarium can be elevated by Rs 1,500 for individuals who served for 20 years. A rise of Rs 1,250 in honorarium can be completed for these Anganwadi staff who’ve served between 10-20 years.
An honorarium is a cost made for any individual’s skilled companies when no explicit quantity is charged for these companies. CM Bommai has mentioned that the federal government will once more revise the salaries of Anganwadi staff primarily based on their companies. He has additionally introduced that the honorarium for mid-day meal cooks and helpers can be elevated by Rs 1,000.
Whereas saying the funds in Karnataka Meeting, CM Bommai mentioned that the state authorities will open creches in two taluk headquarters per district in areas with a excessive focus of working girls. Creches are locations the place babies are taken care of, whereas their dad and mom are working, purchasing, and many others. Anganwadi staff may also be employed in creches.
The Chief Minister additionally introduced a brand new scheme Poushtik Karnataka underneath which fortified rice with added vitamins can be distributed amongst kids in 14 districts to sort out malnutrition. He has allotted an quantity of Rs 93 crore for the scheme, which can be applied with the assistance of Anganwadi staff.
The Chief Minister has mentioned that schooling, employment, and empowerment of socially and economically weaker sections of the society have been among the many priorities of the Karnataka authorities. An allocation of Rs 68,479 crore has been made for inclusive development and the welfare sector.