Major Programs Under Central Plan 2016-17

Central Plan is a sub-component of Plan expenditure, the other being Central Assistance to states. Programs under Central Plan are known as Central sector schemes. The Central Plan 2016-17 has two components. The major component is provided by Budgetary support while the second part comes from the extra-budget resources of the Public Sector Undertakings. If you need more clarity on this refer our note on Central Plan and Central Assistance, where we have explained the concept in detail.

As of now, let’s focus our discussion on the details of Central Plan 2016-17.

Central Plan: 2016-17

Look at Indian Budget 2016-17. You can see the planned expenditure of Rs. 5,50, 010 crores. This figure is total plan outlay. You need to add extra-budgetary resources to this figure and subtract the Central Assistance to States to get the Central Plan of Rs. 7,06,248 crores. As clearly visible from the below figure, the priority sectors of the Central government as per the Central Plan are Transport, Energy and Social Services.

Central Plan Outlay 2016-17

Major Programs Under Central Plan: Budget 2016-17

The important schemes or programs under the central plan as per budget 2016, and the allocation in crores of rupees are listed out below.

  1. Krishyonnati Yojana – 2185
  2. Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR) & other Institutes – 3700
  3. White Revolution – 578
  4. Blue Revolution – 450
  5. Atomic Energy industry – 2778
  6. Atomic Energy Research – 3123
  7. AYUSH Promotion – 400
  8. Equity Infusion in Air India Limited – 1713
  9. Export Promotion Scheme – 725
  10. Interest Equalisation Scheme – 1000
  11. Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) – 1400
  12. Make in India – 324
  13. Universal Service Obligation Fund – 2755
  14. Network for Defense Services – 2710
  15. Digital India Programme and Telecommunications and Electronic Industries – 1282
  16. Price Stabilisation Fund – 900
  17. Rashtriya Kala Sanskriti Vikas – 227
  18. Environmental Protection and Monitoring – 234
  19. National Action Plan on Climate Change – 180
  20. Project Tiger – 295
  21. Aid to Bhutan – 4290
  22. Aid to Myanmar – 200
  23. Aid to Afghanistan – 20
  24. Recapitalisation of Public Sector Banks – 25000
  25. Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana – 1500
  26. Mudra Bank – 900
  27. India Aspiration Fund – 600
  28. Aam Admi Bima Yojana – 450
  29. Atal Pension Yojana – 200
  30. National Health Mission – 19000
  31. Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana – 2450
  32. Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Yojana – 470
  33. Border Infrusturcture and Mangement – 3560
  34. Modernisation of Police & other Forces – 250
  35. Police Infrastructure – 3262
  36. Scheme for Safety of Women – 150
  37. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan – 2320
  38. University and Higher Education – 2127
  39. Technical Education (including allocation for new IITs/IIMs/NIT) – 5264
  40. Student Financial Aid – 2220
  41. Merit cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses of Undergraduate and PG level – Minorities – 330
  42. Pre-matric Scholarship for Minorities – 931
  43. Post-matric Scholarship for Minorities – 550
  44. LPG Connection for BPL Families – 2000
  45. Atal Innovation and SETU – 200
  46. Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna – 3000
  47. Integrated Power Development Scheme – 5500
  48. National Highway Authority of India (investment from CRF and PBFF) – 19653
  49. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna – 1421
  50. Sagar Mala project and Major Ports – 450
  51. Inland Water Transport – 350
  52. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana – 1700
  53. Tourism Infrastructure-PRASAD – 900
  54. MRTS and Metro Project – 10000
  55. Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) – 4091
  56. National Ganga Plan – Namami Gange – 2250
  57. Gross Budgetary Support to Ministry of Railways – 45000

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