New Delhi(Aarti Pokhriyal): The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has allocated ₹15.90 crore for replenishing vital Covid-19 equipment like hand sanitisers, soap, etc., anticipating the re-opening of schools.
On Wednesday, BMC joint municipal commissioner Ramesh Pawar and education committee chairperson Sandhya Joshi publishing the BMC Education Budget 2020-21 in Mumbai.
“Every year, there is an 8% to 10% increase in the budget. Our budget will be larger than last year this year as well, and the capital expenditure will also be more. Moreover, important departments such as health, education, and infrastructure will not see a cut in budgetary allocation or a reduction in the budget outlay in comparison to last year,” said a senior civic officer.
The budgetary estimates for the year are fix at ₹2945.78 crore, which is higher than that of the last year wherein the budgetary estimates were ₹2944.59 crore.
₹2 crore has been set aside for the opening of 10 new CBSE schools under the civic body.
The BMC budget in the ongoing fiscal 2019-2020 was freezed at ₹33,441.02 crores, which was 8.95% more than the previous year’s budget.