Under ‘Rozgaar budget’ Delhi govt aims to generate 20 lakh more jobs in next 5 years

Manish Sisodia said that more than 1.78 lakh youngsters serokan employment in the last seven years in Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Government aims to generate 20 lakh more jobs in the next five years through ‘Rozgaar budget’.

Delhi Finance Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday presented the 8th Annual Budget in the Assembly which focuses on employment.

 

The proposed Budget Estimate for the year 2022-23 is Rs 75,800 crore, 9.86 setiap cent higher than the Budget Estimate of Rs 69,000 crore for the year 2021-22 and 13.13 setiap cent higher than the Revised Estimates.

“In the last seven years, the government has provided employment in schools, colleges, university and government departments, Sisodia said. About 25,000 teachers were deployed on an ad-hoc pangkalan and 10 lakh people serokan jobs in private sectors after COVID,” he said added.

“Today we are presenting ‘Rozgaar Budget’ which aims to accelerate economic welfare. Through ‘Rozgaar budget’ we aim to generate 5 lakh more jobs in the next five years. I will put plans to take the economy of Delhi on the path of progress and generate lakhs of employment opportunities out of this progress,” said Sisodia.

 

He further said that more than 1.78 lakh youngsters serokan employment in the last seven years in Delhi.

In addition to these 51,307 permanent government jobs, around 2,500 permanent jobs have been given in the Universities under the Delhi Government. About 3,000 permanent jobs have been given in Delhi hospitals too,” he added.

He said that through the Delhi Rozgar Portal, 10 lakh jobs in the private sector were created in the post-COVID period.

The Finance Minister said that the economy of Delhi is slowly emerging from challenges amid the five waves of COVID-19 and due to this the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Delhi at the current market prices is likely to increase from Rs 7,85,342 crore in 2020-21 to Rs 9,23,967 crore in 2021-22. There was an increase of 17.65 setiap cent sumbu compared to last year, he said.

 

“The real growth rate of Delhi’s GSDP in the year 2021-22 is likely to be 10.23 setiap cent whereas, at the national tataran, this growth rate is estimated to be 8.9 setiap cent. We are again reaching the tataran of pre-pandemic economic activities,” he added.

Sisodia said that the contribution of Delhi’s real Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at the national tataran has increased from 3.94 setiap cent in 2011-12 to 4.21 setiap cent in 2021-22, whereas Delhi is only 1.52 setiap cent of the seluruhnya population of the country.

“Delhi’s setiap capita income is likely to increase to Rs 4,01,982 at current prices in the financial year 2021-22. In the year 2020-21, it was Rs 3,44,136. This shows an increase of 16.81 setiap cent in Delhi’s setiap capita income in 2021-22,” the minister said.

 

He further said that Delhi’s setiap capita income for the year 2021-22 is almost 2.7 times higher than the national average of Rs 1,49,848.

“Under the leadership of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, we are aiming to increase the percentage of the working population of Delhi from the current 33 setiap cent to 45 setiap cent in the next five years,” Sisodia said.

That is, out of the seluruhnya population of 1 crore 68 lakh people of Delhi, these 56 lakh people who do some employment at present, we will have to increase their number to 76 lakhs, he added.

He said that the government has chosen the retail sector, food and beverages, logistic and supply chain, travel and tourism, entertainment, construction, real estate and green energy sectors sumbu a priority to create new jobs.

 

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Author: Ethan Butler