Lucknow: The Revised budget of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation has been passed unanimously for financial year 2022-23. In the executive committee meeting held recently, the revised budget for the financial year 2022-2023 was unanimously passed under the chairmanship of Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia.
The revised budget of 19 billion 57 crore 50 lakh expenditure against the income of 19 billion 58 crore 24 lakh in the financial year 2022-23 of the Municipal Corporation was unanimously passed.
Similarly, the budget of Jalkal Department was unanimously passed with an expenditure of Rs 3 billion 78 crore 81 lakh against the income of Rs 3 billion 79 crore 30 lakh.
No new tax has been imposed on the public in the revised budget, Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia has not increased any tax on the public in the five consecutive years of her tenure.
Major points of the passed budget –
City’s cleaning system and garbage management will be even better, increased budget for cleaning and garbage management
Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia is constantly trying to clean the city and free the people of Lucknow from garbage. For this purpose, the expenditure on cleaning and waste management has been increased.
The expenditure of subordinate establishment (cleaning) was increased from 110 crores to 117 crores. Due to which 15% cleaning staff will be increased in the House as per the decision of the Mayor.
The expenditure on urban solid waste management was increased from Rs 40 crore to Rs 75 crore.
Lucknow city will be more bright, lights will be installed on empty poles
Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia is constantly trying to free each and every street of the city from darkness. This time 1 crore more will be spent for the arrangement of new lights.
The expenditure of Marg Prakash (Establishment) was increased from 12 crores to 13 crores. The expenditure on temporary lighting was increased from 2 crores to 4 crores.
City streets, drains and parks will be well organized and equipped. Every street of the city should have roads, drains, all the parks of the city should be clean and well equipped, Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia has been striving for this since the first day of her tenure. According to her intention, this time the expenditure of construction work has been increased in this revised budget.
The expenditure on new construction work was increased from Rs 5 crore to Rs 6 crore. Increased from 50 lakh to 70 lakh for expenditure on repair work.
29 crores were increased to 30 crores for park establishment and maintenance. The expenditure on public works (repair, construction works and others) was increased from 263 crores to 291.5 crores.
Plant and contingency expenditure was increased from 15 crores to 17 crores. The expenditure on medical reimbursement has been increased from Rs 1 crore 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore 75 lakh.
Major points passed by the water department-
Everyone will get clean water and sewer lines of the city will be fixed
Clean water is the right of all citizens, realizing this sentence, on the instructions of Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia, this time the revised budget has been increased for repair of new pump and old pump.
The expenditure on submersible motor pump/starter/repair and maintenance has been increased from Rs 2 crore to Rs 4 crore 50 lakh.
Tubewell-Mini tubewell boring/re-boring/redevelopment expenditure was increased from 7 crore to 9 crore 50 lakh.
The expenditure on expansion of water channels (including pipes) was increased from Rs 4 crore 50 lakh to Rs 5 crore 50 lakh.
The expenditure on pipeline repair and maintenance has been increased from Rs 4 crore to Rs 5 crore 50 lakh.
The city will get rid of dirty sewer and open manhole
Keeping in mind the frequent complaints of dirty sewer lines and open manholes, on the instructions of Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia, expenditure has been increased this time for cleaning sewer lines and covering all open manholes.
The expenditure on repair and maintenance of sewage pumping station was increased from 50 lakh to 80 lakh.
The expenditure on cleaning sewer lines was increased from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 50 lakh.
The expenditure on expansion of sewer drains (including pipes) was increased from 2 crores to 2 crores 40 lakhs.
Expenditure on manhole cover was increased from 20 lakh to 50 lakh.
The expenditure on manhole repair and maintenance has been increased from Rs 1 crore 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore 75 lakh.
Some other resolutions passed-
- Rs 2 crore was passed for construction of new building and new auditorium of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Municipal Corporation Degree College.
- On the instructions of the Mayor, lights will be installed on the empty poles of all the wards. Whose list will be made available by the councillors.
- The in and out timing of all municipal vehicles (garbage lifters, sweeping machines, robot machines, etc.) will be fixed so that better maintenance and management of vehicles can be done.
All the executive members and officials including the mayor along with the city commissioner were present in the executive meeting that concluded today.