Today Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel presented budget for the year 2020-21 in the assembly. With the spirit of “Gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh-building a new young generation” the budget is primarily focused on nutrition, betterment and extension of health services and positive and productive use of youth’s energy to develop them as powerful resource of the state.

          In addition, the budget captures the spirit of “Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah, Sarve Santu Niramayah” to focus on prosperity of farmers, and economically weaker sections, economic development of villages, new dimensions of progress in education, better health facilities, welfare of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, application of youth energy as a productive resource, development of rural and urban infrastructure and sensitive administration.

          Budget at a glance                                         (Rs. In Crore)

Sl.NoItems2019-20 (Budget Estimate)2020-21 (Budget Estimate)
1Total Receipts91,54296,091
2Total Expenditure90,91095,650
3Revenue Expenditure78,59581,400
5Capital Expenditure12,11013,814
6Revenue Surplus1,1512,431
7Fiscal Deficit10,88111,518

1.       Status of economy

1.1As per advanced estimates during year 2019-20 GSDP of Chhattisgarh State is likely to grow by 6.08% on constant prices. All India GDP is likely to grow by 7.06% on constant prices in the same duration.

1.2     During year 2019-20 GSDP of Chhattisgarh State is likely to grow in agriculture sector by 3.31%, industrial sector by 4.94% and services sector by 6.6% on constant prices. All India GDP is likely to grow in agriculture and industrial sector by 2.8% & 2.5% respectively for the same duration.

1.3     Chhattisgarh GSDP is likely to grow to 3 lakh 29 thousand crore during 2019-20 from 3 lakh 4 thousand crore in 2018-19 at current prices.

1.4     Per capita income in 2019-20 is estimated to be 98 thousand 281 rupees which is higher by 6.35% as compared to previous year (96 thousand 887 rupees).

1.5     Reduction in State’s share of central taxes in union budget 2019-20. GST compensation from centre is also likely to reduce next year, but State’s resources are likely to grow at 11 percent because of State’s policies and effort.

2. Gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh- building a healthy & well-nourished new young generation

2.1     All families of state are now included in universal public distribution system.

2.1     State has 65 lakh 22 thousand ration card holders. Provision of 3,410 crore has been made for rice distribution through these cards.

2.3     Provision of 171 crore for gram distribution in schedule tribe areas at the rate of Rs. 2/kg per family. Provision of Rs. 50 crore for 2 kg per family jiggery distribution in Bastar division.

2.4     Provision of Rs. 5 crore 80 lakh for pilot project of iron & vitamin rich fortified rice distribution.

2.5     Success of “Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan” has now been institutionalise into the scheme namely “Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana” with provision of 60 crore.

2.6     Provision of 25 crore for purchase of equipments for measuring height & weight of children in Anganwadi Centres.

2.7     Provision of  766 crore for Special Nutrition Program, 31 crore for Mahtari Jatan Yojana.

2.8     Cashless treatment facility upto 5 lakh for priority and Antyoday Ration Card holders and upto 50 thousand for general ration card holding families under Dr. Khubchand Baghel Swasthya Sahayta Yojana. Provision of 550 crore under the scheme to benefit 65 lakh eligible families.

2.9     Provision of 50 crore for treatment of critical illnesses upto 20 lakh under Mukhyamantri Vishesh Swasthya Sahayta Yojana.

2.10   Provision of 13 crore under Mukhyamantri Haat Bazar Clinic Yojana. More then 11 lakh patients benefited in short period of 5 months.

2.11   Free health consultancy, diagnosis, treatment and medicines under Mukhyamantri Shahri Slum Swasthya Yojana in slum areas of 13 municipal corporations.

2.11   High level lab in State Sickle Cell Institute and Sickle Cell Unit in all district hospital shall be setup.

2.12   Provision of 75 crore for setting up Skill Lab and medical equipments in medical colleges   as per MCI norms.

3.       Agriculture development and Farmer’s welfare

3.1     To provide the fair value (price) of the hard work (crop) of our Annadata (farmers), a new scheme namely, Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojana will be launched. Benefit of the scheme will be available for 2019-20 as well. Provision of 5,100 crore has been made for the scheme. 

3.2 A provision of Rs. 366 crore for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna. 370 crore for Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna, 205 crore for Integrated Horticulture Development Mission 20 crore for Organic Farming Mission, 200 crore for Integrated Watershed Management Program and 100 crore has been made for Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana.

3.3 Provision of Rs. 2,300 crore for free power supply to agro-pumps upto 5 HP under Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana.

3.4 A grant of Rs. 10,000 per month will be provided to Gauthan Committees for the operation of Gauthans (cattle-premises) and paddy reduces will be effectively used as animal fodder. A provision of Rs. 6 crore has been made for purchasing square straw-bailer to ease the maintenance of paddy reduces.

3.5 Provision of 5 crore as new item for setting up 4 new Horticulture colleges in Bemetara, Jashpur, Dhamtari, Arjunda (Distt Balod) and Agriculture college in Lormi (Bilaspur).

3.6 Food Technology Unit will be set up in Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, Raipur.

3.7 Provision of 2 crore for setting up Dairy Diploma colleges in Bemetara and Takhatpur.

3.8 Fisheries Polytechnic will be set up in Rajpur (Dhamdha) for teaching Diploma courses to youths to make optimum use of employment opportunities in fisheries.

3.9 Upgradation of 9 veterinary dispensaries into hospitals. 12 new veterinary dispensaries and mobile veterinary units will be set up in 5 Blocks.

4. Irrigation

4.1 Bodhghat Multipurpose Project in Bastar division has been aimed to irrigate 2 lakh 66 thousand hectare area of agriculture land.

4.2 Provision of 20 crore for Pairi Dam & Pairi-Mahanadi inter-linking canal project, 20 crore for Dandpani major tank project, Kunkuri and 20 crore for Shekharpur major tank project, Sarguja as new items in budget.

4.3 Provision of 697 crore for NABARD assisted irrigation projects, 237 crore for Mahanadi project, 610 crore for minor irrigation projects and 173 crore for anicut/stop dam construction. 116 crore for irrigation through command area development as well.

5. Panchayat & Rural Development

5.1 Under Narwa, Garuva, Ghuruva and Bari program, 20,810 works have been sanctioned for water recharging in 912 nallas. Construction of 1,900 Gauthans (cattle-premises) has been completed. 3,16,000 MT bio-fertilizer has been produced by using trenching-ground (Ghuruva). 1,50,000 Baris (fore/ backyard vegetation) have been resurrected..

5.2 Provision of 400 crore under National Rural Livelihood Mission.

5.3 Under PMAY, 7 Lakh 22 thousand houses have been completed. And provision of Rs 1,600 crore for the scheme has been made in this budget.

5.4 Provision of 2,070 crore has been made under PMGSY.

6. Clean Drinking Water

6.1 Provision of 225 crore under Jal Jeevan Mission for providing clean tap drinking water.

6.2 Provision of 185 crore under Rural Piped Water Supply scheme and 70 crore for Tubewell drilling.

6.3 Provision of 124 crore for Urban water supply schemes.

6.4 Provision of 5 crore for Tubewell drilling in Gauthan (Cattle premises).

7. Educational Development- School, Higher & Technical Education

7.1 1 lakh 31 thousand Shikshakarmies have been regularized and out of remaining 16 thousand Shikshakarmies, those who have completed 2 year of service will be regularized with effect from 1st July 2020.

7.2 Gurukul Vidyalaya will be set up in Giroudhpuri, the birthplace of great sege Shree Guru Ghasidas.

7.3 New college with hostel facility will be set up in villege Tongpal, distt Sukma and Kuakonda, distt Dantewada. 5 new new girls colleges will be set up in Sukma, Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Bijapur and Takhatpur.

7.4 New college will be started in villege Kandel, distt Dhamtari in memory of Mahatma Gandhi’s stay in Chhattisgarh.

7.5 3 new ITIs will be opened in industrial areas of Sirgitti, Nagarnar and Tilda.

7.6 Provision of 3.85 crore has been made for setting up Multiskill centre in Dantewada.

7.7 Provision of 5 crore for upgradding 9 polytechnic colleges under Mukhyamantri Politechnic Quality improvement scheme.

7.8 Laborateries will be set up in 3 engineering colleges and 5 polytechnic colleges for studies and research in newly developed technologies of internet of things and robotics.

8. Labor and Social Welfare

8.1 Provision of 352 crore in social security and welfare items, 185 crore  in old age pension scheme and 150 crore in Mukhyamantri Pension Yojna for providing timely assistance to destitute, elderly, widowed women and person with special abilities. Provision of 68 crore has been made in Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme and 100 crore in Sukhad Sahara Yojana.

8.2 Provision of 5 crore 30 lakh for the disabled persons rehabilitation center, prevention of narcotics and drug abuse and running of de-addiction centers and schemes related to third gender community.

8.3 Provision of 38 crore 50 lakh for the unorganized labor safety and welfare board.

8.4 Provision of 15 crore for contract laborers, domestic working women and Hammal Welfare Board.

9. Youth welfare

9.1 Day-Bhawan, the abode of Swami Vivekananda Ji, a source of inspiration for the youth, will be developed as Swami Vivekananda Smriti Sansthan.

9.2 Provision of 50 crore in the new item for the Rajiv Yuva Mitan Club Scheme.

9.3 Provision of 5 crore in the new item for the Youth Festival.

9.4 The tuition fee of state’s youth, who take admission in national level educational institutions like IITs, IIMs and AIIMS, will be borne by the government and they will be directly recruited in government, semi-government institutions to use the talent of such youth in the development of the state.

9.5 Chhattisgarh Sports Development Authority has been constituted for policy decisions related to sports, coordination with various departments, maintenance of sports infrastructure and operation of residential sports academy.

9.6 Provision of 10 crore under the new head for the Mukhyamantri Khiladi Protsahan Yojna.

10. Industrial Development

10.1 The main objective of the New Industrial Policy 2019 is to build inclusive growth, self-reliance and a mature economy.

10.2 The rate of land plot to be allocated for industries has been reduced by 30 percent and lease rate by 33 percent.

10.3 Provision for grant of up to 4 crore against infrastructural development works, allowing the establishment of private industrial areas up to 20 acres in the Scheduled Tribes majority Bastar region.

10.4 Provision of Rs 50 crore for setting up a new food park to encourage the establishment of industries with the view of value addition by processing vegetable, fruits and coarse grains produced in the state.

10.5 Provision of 15 crore for new industrial areas and 1 crore for the establishment of Gems & Jewellery Park.

10.6 Provision of 100 crore for capital grant and 39 crore for interest subsidy to be given on setting up of industries.

11. Forest Treasure

11.1 Provision of 200 crore for conservation of natural reproduction. This will create 60 lakh man-days of employment and the annual income of the state is expected to increase by 400 crore.

11.2 Provision of 50 crore for the processing of minor forest produce.

12. Urban Administration and Development

12.1 Mukhyamantri Ward Karyalay Yojna has been started to solve the basic problems of urban citizens at ward level. A provision of 5 crore has been made for this.

12.2  Mukhyamantri Mittan Yojana is being started for the residents of 13 Municipal Corporation area. A provision of 10 crore has been made for this.

12.3 Provision of 30 crore for Pauni-Pasari Yojna.

12.4 Provision of 489 crore for development of infrastructure in urban area, 396 crore for Smart City Scheme, 300 crore for Amrit Mission and 50 crore for National Urban Livelihood Mission.

13. Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes

13.1 Provision of total 378 crore for operation of hostels/ashrams, and the opening of 61 new hostels for the children of Scheduled Tribes.

13.2 Provision of 303 crore in Vivekananda Gurukul Unnayan Yojna for total hostel / ashram construction works including construction of 100 hostels / ashrams in new item.

13.3 A separate secretariat will be established for the functioning of State Tribal Advisory Council.

13.4 In view of the success of the country’s largest tribal dance festival held in Raipur in December 2019, Tribal Dance Festival will be organized every year on the occasion of State Foundation Day.

13.5 10 post-metric hostels will be set up for free residential facility to students belonging to Other Backward Classes during higher education.

13.6 Special Junior Staff Selection Board has been constituted for recruitment to the third and fourth category posts of district cadre for Surguja and Bastar divisions and Korba districts.

14. Craft, Art, Culture and Tourism

14.1 A revolving fund of Rs 10 lakh will be made available to self-help groups for the establishment of Garh-Kalewa in other 27 district headquarters, which (in Raipur) has become the centre of attraction for Chhattisgarhi cuisine.

14.2 Provision of 25 crore for the Mukhymantri Lok Kalakar Protsahan Yojna.

14.3 Construction of archives and museums in Nava Raipur and museums in Jagdalpur and Bilaspur will be upgraded.

14.4 To promote tourism in the state, a provision of Rs 103 crore 50 lakh has been made this year, increasing the budget of the department by 75 percent.

14.5 Provision of 10 crore for infrastructure development and construction at 9 major tourist centres identified on the route used by ShriRam-Janki under Ram Van Gaman tourism circuit.

15. Integrated Project for E-Governance (IPEG)

15.1 In the present system, citizens have to submit identity cards and other documents repeatedly for separate services. To overcome the above problems, with use of modern information and communication technology, an active and efficient citizen service delivery system will be developed under integrated e-Governance Project.

16. Revenue Administration

16.1 Large scale maps of 1 ratio 500 will be prepared for 11 municipal areas. Provision of 25 crore has been made in new item for survey work of municipal areas.

16.2 Model buildings of 5 Tehsil offices, 25 new Tehsil offices and 4 new revenue subdivisions will be established. District office building will be constructed at a cost of 17 crore in new district Gorela-Pendra-Marwahi. Provision of 11 crore 80 lakh for these works.

17. Police Administration and Justice System

17.1 In view of the increasing number of cyber crimes in the society, a cyber police station will be established.

17.2 Provision of Rs 22 crore 50 lakh for the construction of 03 Smart Police Station, 5 new police stations, 10 Chowki and 5 police subdivision office buildings, police transit buildings in Raipur and Durg and one thousand residential houses for police employees in Bastar range.

17.3 5 police stations, 10 Chowki will be built, 10 police station will be upgraded as Chowki.

17.4 Sub-Jails in Bemetara, Gariaband, Sanjari Balod, Balodabazar, Surajpur, Mungeli, Sukma and Pendarod will be upgraded as District Jails.

17.5 Jail Reform Commission will be set up to submit suggestions for improving the system of jails.

17.6 For settlement between the parties, Arbitration Centre is proposed to be set up in Hon’ble High Court and in all civil districts, for resolving all pending cases.

18. Infrastructure Development

18.1 Provision of 710 crore for 25 new roads costing a total of 3 thousand 535 crore under Road Development Project (Phase-3) with assistance from Asian Development Bank. In year 2020-21, approval of Fourth Phase of ADB assisted road development scheme will also be obtained.

18.2 Provision of 240 crore 50 lakh for construction of new major bridge and 151 crore under Jawahar Setu Yojana for construction of new medium bridge.

18.3 Provision of 600 crore for new works for road and bridge construction. Out of these, 434 rural roads, 88 main district roads, 50 state roads and 31 urban roads will be constructed.

18.4 11 new auditoriums with a capacity of 500 and 750 seats will be constructed.

18.5 In addition, 3 new indoor stadiums of 3 thousand 500 seating capacity will be constructed at divisional headquarters Durg, Jagdalpur and Ambikapur. Provision of 54 crore 50 lakh for this in new item.

18.6 Shahid Smarak will be constructed in Nawa Raipur in the memory of the martyrs of Jhiram Valley.

18.7 Provision of Rs 7 crore 20 lakh for the installation of automated air traffic control towers at Jagdalpur, Ambikapur and Bilaspur airports.

18.8 Provision of 1 crore for the construction of air strip in Baikunthpur (Korea).

19. Transportation

19.1 Provision of 9 crore for setting up of a way-bridge for checking overloading in vehicles.

19.2 Vehicle tracking platform will be constructed for tracking of GPS in vehicles for the safety of women in public transport. Provision of 14 crore 40 lakh for this item.

20. Electrification

20.1 Provision of 25 crore for the Mukhyamantri Vidyut Adhosanrachna Vikas Yojna.

20.2 Provision of 850 crore for half the electricity bills up to 400 units for domestic electricity consumers.

20.3 Provision of 135 crore in the Mukhyamantri Shahari Vidyutikaran Yojna..

21 Budget Estimates 2020-21

21.1 Total revenue receipts for year 2020-21 are estimated at 83,831 crore State’s own revenue is 35,370 crore and receipt from Centre is estimated at 48,461 crore.

21.2 The estimated gross expenditure for 2020-21 is 1,02,907 crore. Net expenditure, after subtracting repayment of debt and recoveries from gross expenditure, is estimated at 95,690 crore. Revenue expenditure is 81 thousand 400 crore and capital expenditure is 13 thousand 814 crore, which is 14.44 percent of the total expenditure.

21.3 In the Budget 2020-21, 38 percent provision is for social sector, 40 percent for the economic sector and 22 percent is for the general service sector.

22 Fiscal Position

22.1 Revenue surplus of 2,431 crore has been estimated in the budget, as it has been in previous years.

22.2 Fiscal deficit is estimated to be 11 thousand 518 crore, which is 3.18 percent of the state’s gross domestic product estimated for 2020-21, little above the prescribed limit of 3 percent.

22.3 Total receipts for 2020-21 are Rs 96 thousand 91 crore against estimated expenditure of Rs 95 thousand 650 crore. Savings of Rs. 441 crore are estimated as a resultant of these financial transactions. Budget deficit is estimated to be 3 thousand 522 crore by the end of 2020-21, including the estimated budget deficit of 3 thousand 963 crore for the year 2019-20.

24 Tax proposals

There is no new tax proposal for 2020-21.


Budget (2020-21) At a Glance

ParticularsAmount (Rs. Crore)
Total Receipts96,091
Total Expenditure95,650
Total Fiscal Deficit11,518 (3.18 percent of GSDP)


Revenue Expenditure81,400 (85.1%)
Capital Expenditure13,814  (14.9%)
Development for ST Areas34%
Development for SCAreas12%
Social Sector Expenditure38%
Economics Sector Expenditure40%

Details of Social Sector Expenditure

School Education16.2 %
Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe Development2.5 %
Health5.8 %
Women & Child Development2.4 %

Details of Economic Sector Expenditure

Food And Civil Supplies5.3 %
Panchayat & Rural Development9.4 %
Public Works6.7 %
Irrigation3.1 %


Economic Growth

Economic Survey Year 2019-20 – Advance estimates (at constant prices)

Growth RateChhattisgarhIndia
Economic Growth Rate8.26 %5.0 %
Agriculture3.31%2.8 %
Industry4.94 %2.5 %
Service6.6 %6.9 %
Per Capita Income(at current prices)Rs. 98,281(Increase of 6.35%)