Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday tabled the first supplementary budget for the current financial worth Rs 5,861.30 crore in the Assembly.

The government has sought maximum grants for fulfilling the promises made in Samajwadi Party's election manifesto under it. There is a provision of Rs 400 crore for waiver of farmers' loans, Rs 450 crore for distribution of 'Kanya Vidyadhan Yojna (education scheme for the girl child)' and Rs 200 crore for free water from canals and government tubewells.

It has also sought Rs 126 crore for MLAs' local area development fund and Rs 135 crore for roads and electricity in connection with 'Kumbh Mela' preparations.

There is also a provision of Rs 26 crore for improving sports facilities in Saifai, the native village of Chief Minister in Etawah and Rs 50 lakh for 'Saifai Mahotsav' function.


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