KARNATAKA STATE BUDGET 2015-16
- Budget size (Consolidated fund) – Rs.142534 Crores.
It is 3.28% more than the Budget Estimate of Rs.
138008 crore estimated for B.E. 2014-15.
- State Plan size Rs. 72597 crore. It is more than the
Budget Estimate of Rs. 65600 crore estimate for
B.E. 2014-15. Increase is 10.67%.
- Total receipts – Rs. 139476 crore of which Rs.
116360 is Revenue Receipts while Rs. 22950 – crore is loan and Capital Receipts is 166 crore.
- Total Expenditure – Rs. 142534 crore of which
Revenue Expenditure is Rs. 115450 crore and
Capital Expenditure Rs. – 26352 crore.
- Setting up of ‘Vision Group’ for development of
comprehensive vision for agriculture sector.
- Formulation of ‘Micro Irrigation Policy 2015-16’ for
efficient water use.
- Establishment of “Centre of Excellence in Dry
land Agriculture Research” for research and
- Launch of a “Krishi Abhiyaana” for addressing
agriculture related issues.
- Raitha Samparka Kendras to promote a coordinated
and integrated approach by Agriculture,
46 Budget Highlights 2015-16
Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Sericulture
- ‘Krishi Bhagya’ programme to be launched for 23
talukas in 7 districts affected by drought for last
- Strengthening and consolidation of “Savayava
Bhagya” in 566 hoblis through certification
process, federating and market development.
- Proposal to set up 278 Custom Hiring Service
- Extension of ‘Bhoo Samriddhi’ to four more
- Issue of ‘Raitha Mitra’ card and ‘Soil Health Card’
for farmers through K-KISAN platform.
- Setting up of a Digital Library and Decision
Support System for scientific watershed management.
- Initiation of a research project on Genome
Sequencing (non-GM) in collaboration with
ICRISAT, IBAB and Agricultural Universities.
- New campus to be developed for the University
of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences,
- Initiation of research and demonstration from
alternate cropping systems in place of Sugarcane.
- Area under the Special package for Ragi and
Jowar to be doubled to 40000 hectares.
- Greater emphasis to Karnataka’s indigenous
heritage of nutri-millets. through obtaining
Geographical Indicator (GI) tags.
- Extension of Pilot programme for providing
extension services through private agencies/
NGOs to four more districts.
- Two organic jaggery parks to be set up on PPP
model at Mandya and Mudhol.
- Continuation of process of creation and
strengthening of Farmer Producer Organizations
- 90% subsidy to be given for procurement centres,
cold storage, farm mechanization implements &
- Adoption of PPP-IAD framework of GOI to link
FPOs for forward and backward linkages.
- FPOs to be involved in selection and training of
beneficiaries and to act as oversight mechanism.
- Strengthening of FPOs through selection of
beneficiaries on cluster basis under National
- Strengthening of custom hiring centres to provide
high cost machinery to farmers on hire basis.
- Excise Act to be amended to permit members of
Coconut Growers Association to harvest “Neera”
within specified limits to augment their incomes.
- Priority for strengthening and computerizing of
HOPCOMS. Framing Uniform by-laws.
- Implementation of strategy for increasing
transparency, accountability and recognition in
- Establishment of Horticulture College in Devi
Hosur Village of Haveri taluk.
- Construction of Glass houses in Kuppanna Park
of Mysuru, Shamanuru village in Davanagere
district and in Ballary. Development of Garden
in the premises of heritage Government Guest
House in Mysuru.
- Setting up of centralized Free helpline facility
to provide veterinary services at the farmers’ door
step by levying service charges.
- Launch of new scheme ‘Pashu Bhagya’:
- Backended subsidy to small and marginal
farmers to establish cattle, sheep, goat, pig,
poultry units by availing loans upto Rs.1.5 lakh
from commercial banks. Subsidy to be 33% for
Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes and 25%
- Short term loans up to Rs.50,000 at 0% interest
through Co-operative Banks, for cattle feed and
other maintenance expenses.
- Insurance Premium Subsidy upto 5 cattle to the
members of Milk Producers’ Co-operative Societies.
- Continuation of ‘Kurigahi Suraksha Scheme’ –
- Purchases of medicines for livestock to be done
at ZP level.
- Encourage backyard poultry farming through
- Enhancement of grant to ‘Karnataka Sheep and
Wool Development Corporation’, by four times –
- Grant for livestock welfare and development
activities and infrastructure/maintenance of
‘Goshalas’ -Rs.7 crore.
- Providing ear tags with UID to cattle to facilitate
creation of digital database of services- Rs. 10
- Encouragement to production of fodder in
‘Gomala’ and ‘Kaval lands’. Enacting Legislation
for consevation and development of Amruth
Mahal Kaval lands – Rs. 10 crore.
- Establishment of 750 new Milk Producers’ Cooperative
Societies in North Karnataka in next
three years – Rs.16 crore.
- Framing of Policy and Rules for development of
breeds of cattle and sheep.
- Providing services of 300 extension workers
(MAITRI) to Milk Producers’ Co-operative Societies
-Rs. 15 crore.
- Treatment of small and medium poultry units as
agriculture sector and formulation of legislation
for regulation of poultry.
- ‘Gokulagrama’ scheme to conserve desi breeds
like ‘Devani’ and ‘Malanadu Gidda’ – Rs.10 crore.
- Encouragement of cattle fairs and rewards to
farmers for best rearing of cattle.
- Provision of sexed semen tubes at 50% subsidy.
- Establishment of Diagnostic Laboratories in all
districts and provision of mobile Diagnostic
- Bidar District to be developed as Milk shed area.
- Milk products of local breeds to be given premium
product grade with separate procurement and
- Continuation of the financial incentive scheme
to Sheep and Wool Producers Co-operative
Societies in distress – Rs. 20 Crore.
- Providing incentive of 75% of Rs.14000/- unit cost
per acre to popularize cultivation of high yielding
- Formation of 5 Farmer Producers’ Organizations
(FPOs), 2 in Northern Karnataka & 3 in Southern
- Establish linkage between all stake holders in
sericulture and silk industry.
- Provide facilities such as manure, disinfectants,
DFLs, equipments, transport services and market
- Encourage best practices in sericulture activities
and silk reeling technologies.
- Encouragement to 10 RSPs in the private sector
for production of 50 lakh bivoltine eggs – Rs.4.86
- Procurement of sensitive equipments such as
walk in cold storage, face contrast microscope,
- Revolving fund for expenses towards raw
- Establishment of incubation chambers in CRCs.
- Setting up of reeling parks in Ramangara,
Shidlaghatta and Kollegala – Rs.10 crore.
- Installation of 3 automatic reeling machines in
Northern Karnataka by providing 90% subsidy.
- 75% subsidy to 5 entrepreneurs for installing
high capacity driers developed by Central Silk
- Strengthening of Karnataka Silk Marketing
- Blue revolution in inland fisheries through short
term loans upto Rs. 1 lakh at 0% interest to
- Development of Integrated Fish farming in
cluster model in four selected Taluks.
- Reimbursement of Sales Tax upto 1.5 lakh litres
of diesel used in mechanized boats for fishing,
through direct credit – Rs. 105 crore.
- Extension of caged fish farming to 5 reservoirs
through PPP model.
- Establishment of Information and Sales Centres
in 10 districts and 5 mobile Fish Stalls/
Restaurants to be started in selected urban
areas – Rs.5 crore.
- Providing Mobile Fisheries Extension-cum-
Diagnostic vehicle for each Revenue Division.
- Organization of ‘Matsya Mela’ in North Karnataka
- ‘Mathsyashraya’ scheme – Construction of 3000
- Continuation of short term agricultural loans
upto Rs.3 lakhs at 0% rate of interest and
medium term and long term agricultural loans
up to Rs.10 lakhs at 3% rate of interest.
Rs.10000 crore loans to cover 23 lakh farmers.
- ‘Yeshasvini’ Scheme – Rs.110 crore.
- Construction of Godowns by Primary Agricultural
Co-operative Societies (PACS), under PPP model-
Rs. 5 crore.
- Rs.3 crore to Primary Co-operative Societies
for providing cleaning and grading equipments
and better marketing facility.
- Rs.32 crore towards share capital for
registration of one member from each BPL family
as member of PACS in next 3 years.
- Waiver of loans of failed borewells in respect of
loans disbursed by PCARD Banks in the State
– Rs.2 crore.
- Separate District Central Co-operative Bank to
be formed for Haveri and Chamrajnagara
- Co-operative Milk Federation for Davangere and
- Construction of Warehouses at 72 places by
Karnataka State Ware Housing Corporation at a
cost of Rs.650 crore.
- Operations & maintenance of KSWC warehouses
to be taken up under PPP model. Setting up of
online Warehouse based Agricultural Produce
- Following developmental activities to be taken
using “Market Fund’ by APMCs:
- “Market Modernization” scheme in 25 major
APMC markets at an outlay of Rs. 50 crore, with
25% grants from Government.
- Rs.7.00 crore for infrastructure for ‘Sunday
markets’ at Mysuru, Hubballi, Udupi, Kalaburagi,
Belagavi, Ballary and Davangere.
- ‘Nirmala Market’ scheme in major APMC markets
for providing modern toilet facilities.
- “Solid waste management” plants in markets in
Mysuru, Shivamogga, Vijayapura, Hubballi and
Singenaagrahara in Bengaluru – Rs. 3 crore.
- ‘Pure Drinking Water Plants’ to be established
in 50 major APMCs – Rs 5 crore.
- ‘Cold Storage Units’ in Hubbali, Tumakuru, and
Dasanapura of Bengaluru, and need – based Mini
Silos in selected APMCs through PPP.
- ‘Scientific Analysis Laboratories’ in Mysuru,
Tumakuru, Hubballi and Raichuru APMCs- Rs 3
- Introduction of ‘E-permit system’ for centralized
Major and Medium Irrigation
- Continued utmost importance to the
implementation of Upper Krishna Project Stage-
III. 8 sub-projects to be speeded up.
- Administrative approval accorded for Rs.5768.04
crore for the revised detailed project estimate
of Singatalur Lift irrigation Scheme.
- Modernization work of Shimsha Anicut right bank
- Treatment of water flowing in Vrushabhavathi
Valley to fill up tanks in Byramangala,
Ramanagar District and there from tanks in
Bibadi and Kasaba Hobali of Ramanagara Taluk
as well as Harohalli Hobali in Kanakapura Taluk.
- Development of Brindavan Gardens of K.R.S.
reservoir into world class gardens.
- DPR to be prepared for construction of balancing
reservoir on the upstream of Mekedaatu across
Cauvery river – Rs. 25 crore.
- Pilot project for testing feasibility of Drip
Irrigation system in sugar cane to be taken up
in Irrigation Command areas of the State.
- Micro Irrigation to be adopted over 7 lakh Ha.
land in drought prone districts of Kalaburagi,
Raichur, Koppal, Vijayapura, Haveri, Bagalkote
- Strengthening of the Karnataka Engineering
Research Institute and WALMI.
- Modernization of ‘Madhavamanthri Anekatte’
constructed in 1140 AD across Cauvery near
- Establishment of a garden in the lower part of
‘Hemavathi Anekatte’ through PPP to promote
- Lift irrigation Scheme in Santhebennur and
Kasaba Hobli of Chennagiri Taluk – 267 crore.
Filling up of 77 tanks in Chennagiri, Mayakonda,
Honnalli and Shivamogga Rural Constituencies
with waters from Tungabhadra – Rs.50 crore.
- Construction of pickups across rivers and
streams in Raichur, Bagalakote, Chithradurga,
Tumakuru and Ramanagara Districts – Rs.100
- Continuation of the ‘Kere Abhivruddhi- Nadina
Shreyobhivruddhi’ programme for integrated
development of lakes.
- Repair works of feeder canals/Raja Kaluve and
eviction of encroachment through Lake
Development Authority – Rs.100 crore.
- Treatment of Sewage Water and filling up of
- Lift Irrigation Scheme for filling of tanks in Kolar,
Chikkaballapura, Bengaluru Rural Districts after
treating sewage water flowing in Koramangala-
- Lift Irrigation Scheme near Muttasandra village
to fill 60 tanks of Anekal Taluk with treated
sewage water flowing to South Pinakini River.
Forest, Environment and Ecology:
- “Talukigondu HasiruGrama” for development of
forest area, medicinal plant cultivation and
renewable renewable energy promotion in a
selected village in one selected Taluka in each
District- Rs.3 crore.
- Implementation of school forestry programs to
create awareness :
- · “Talukigondu HasiruShalavana’, – Rs.2.25 Crore.
- “ChinnaraVanadarshana’ – 10,000 students
studying in Government High Schools – Rs. 5
- Setting up of Rehabilitation Unit for Relocation
and Rehabilitation of forest dwellers from Tiger
Reserve, Wildlife Sanctuaries and National
- Development of ‘Madivala Lake Biodiversity Park’
– Rs. 24.72 crore.
- Rs.2 crore to EMPRI for implementation of State
Action Plan on Climate Change.
- Rs.5.56 crore grant for Protection and development
of lakes in Metropolitan Areas.
Primary and Secondary Education:
- Providing infrastructure facilities to Government
schools and colleges- Rs.110 crore.
- Extension of Tele Education programme to 1000
additional schools and 1000 Pre-university
- Constitution of a Corporate Social Responsibility
(CSR) Committee for constructive implementation
of “Shalegagi Naavu Neevu” programme –
- Provision of one pair of shoes and two pairs of
socks to 54.54 lakhs children studying from 1st
to 10th standards in Government schools –
- Upgradation of DSERT, CTE and DIETs under the
Central Sponsored programme ‘Teachers’
Education’. Setting up of Service Centres –
launch of ‘Shaykshanika Adalat’.
- “Green Power Schools” – ‘Solar Educational Kits’
to 100 Government Higher Primary Schools, 100
Govt. High Schools and 100 Pre University
- Implementation of “SPARDA KALI” programme by
- Upgradation of Government B.Ed college
- Computerisation of the Department of Printing,
Stationery and Publications using SAP-ERP
technology for providing printing services online.
Government Press to take up the printing of
secure stationery for Excise Department.
- One time special grant of Rs.5 crore for training
and camp infrastructure for Bharath Scouts
- ‘Saha bhagitva’, in Government Colleges,
Polytechnic and Universities –Rs. 10 Crore.
- ‘Jnana Sangama’ Scheme to provide ICT
infrastructure facilities to higher Education
- ‘Swavalambane’ Scheme – Promote
entrepreneurship, skill development and IPR
awareness among students- Rs.10 crore .
- ‘Jnana prasara’ scheme to address faculty
shortage and to ensure uniform high quality
- ‘Vijnana-Sujnana’ Scheme to encourage learning
and research in pure sciences – Rs. 10 crore.
- ‘Hirime-Garime’ Scheme – Augmenting
infrastructure in the Government Higher
Education Institutions completing 50, 75 and 100
years – Rs. 10 crore.
- Centenary celebration of Mysore University –
- Launching of ‘Abhyasa’ Scheme for better
learning outcomes amongst weak students- Rs.
- Establishment of Zonal offices of Karnataka
Examination Authority (KEA) at Kalaburgi and
- Establishment of ‘Rani Abbakka Chair’ in
Mangalore University -Rs. 1 crore.
- Establishment of ‘Nehru Chintana Kendra’ in
Bangalore University-Rs.3 crore.
- Establishment of study chair in University of
Mysore in the name of Late Dr. U.R.
Ananthamurthy – Rs 1 crore.
- Provision for 15% additional seats in all the
courses of all the Universities in Karnataka, for
students of other universities.
- Setting up of Centre for Overseas Education
under Karnataka State Higher Education Council.
- Establishment of national level Fine Arts
Education campus of Karnataka Chitrakala
Parishat in Ganakal, Kengeri -Rs. 20 crore.
- Rs.5 crore for setting up of Nalanda Buddhist
Study Centre at Himmavu, Nanjanagudu Taluk
Health and Family Welfare:
- Implementation of Health and Family Welfare ehospital
- Establishment of Intensive Care Units (ICUs)
with ventilators in all district hospitals and few
- Supply of Medicines to hospital based on
- Establishment of Communicable Diseases
Laboratories at Ballary, Hubballi, Bagalkot,
Mysuru and Mangaluru.
- Real time data collection from all ultra sound
scanning centres and monitoring of all pregnant
women till delivery, to prevent female foeticide.
- · Adoption of Digitization software in all highfrequency
X-ray machines in taluk and district hospitals, to facilitate tele-radiology.
- Linking district and taluk hospitals with medical
colleges through Tele-medicine.
- Popularization of Arogya Helpline-104 ‘Phone
- Establishment of Dental laboratories in all
- Establishment of Integrated AYUSH Hospitals at
Mangaluru and Gadag.
- 6 New Medical Colleges, at Kalaburgi, Gadag,
Koppal, Karwar, Chamarajanagar and Kodagu to
- Cardiac treatment unit in Kalaburgi – Rs. 15
- Kidney transplant facility in the Nephrology
Institute in Bengaluru – Rs.2 Crore.
Women and Child Development:
- Electronic Information Management (EMIS) for
managing activities of Anganwadi Centers – Rs.2
- Enhancement of Honorarium for Anganawadi
workers and assistants by Rs.500/- and 250/-
per month respectively.
- ‘Women’s fund’ for acid attack women victims –
Rs.5 crore. For treatment, immediate relief up
to Rs.2 lakh and Rs.1 lakh in case of death.
- Installation of Solar lamps and fans in
Anganawadi Centers- Rs.5 crore.
- · ‘Girl child Policy’ to be formulated.
- A grant of Rs.68.22 crore to Karnataka State
Women’s Development Corporation for following
- Subsidy of Rs.20,000/- to 2500 Ex-devadasis for
income generating activities, in lieu of present
system of Rs.10,000 loan and Rs.10,000 subsidy.
- Enhancement of monthly pension of ex-devadasis
- Housing facilities for 11,818 ex-devadasis.
- Subsidy to 15,000 beneficiaries under ‘Udyogini
- Interest free loan limit for ‘Sthree Shakti Sangha’
to be enhanced to Rs.2.00 lakh – Rs.5 crore.
- Rehabilitation scheme for Sex workers to be
renamed as ‘Chetana’. 1000 Beneficiaries will
be given direct subsidy of Rs.20,000 each.
- Incentive of Rs.20,000 each for 1,000 Transgenders
for taking up income generation activities.
- Rs.2 crore grant to Sri.Nidumamidi Mata,
Vijayapura for building and facilities of Mahila
- Enhancement of honorarium to VRW and MRWs
from to Rs.2000 and Rs.5000 respectively.
- 10 co-coordinators to be appointed with monthly
honorarium of Rs.13,000 under “Vikala Chethana
Grameena Punarvasathi Yojane”.
- Extension of Daycare Centers for Senior Citizens
to the remaining 16 Districts.
- Principal and Interest amount due upto
31.03.2014, in respect of 5200 differently abled
persons under “Adhara” to be waived off.
- Satellite based education to cover 5th to 7th
standard students in 46 deaf schools -Rs. 3.63
- Helpline centers for differently abled persons, in
all 30 districts – Rs.2.15 crore.
- Construction of 1 lakh houses in rural area and
50,000 houses in urban areas for homeless BPL
- Distribution of 50,000 sites to BPL SC/ST
families, who do not have any site.
- Purchase of land for setting up of burial grounds
for SC/STs in rural areas.
- Special Development programme for extremely
backward sub-castes under SC/ST.
- Rs.50,000 financial incentive to SC/ST couple
marrying in mass marriages.
- Enhancement of incentive for inter caste
marriage by SC/ST men Rs.2,00,000 and to
Rs.3,00,000 in respect of SC/ST women marrying
into other caste.
- Enhancement of monthly food charges in all the
Residential Schools and Hostel for SC/ST
- Enhancement of monthly food charges from to
Rs.800 for aided private pre metric hostel
students to Rs.900 for post metric hostel
- Enhancement of pre metric scholarship to Rs.750
and Rs.850 for standard I to V boys and girls
respectively; to Rs.900, and Rs.1,100 for
standard VI to VII boys and girls respectively; to
Rs.1,000 and Rs.1,100 for standard VIII boys and
- Enhancement of incentive for SC/ST students
securing First class in first attempt to Rs.20,000
for II year P.U; to Rs.25,000 for final year
graduation; to Rs.30,000 for final year post
graduation; and, to Rs.35,000 for final year
Engineering and Medical students.
- Establishment of computer training centre for
e-learning in Government Hostels having own
- Spoken English Course in pre metric hostels.
- · Enhancement of term loan limit to SC/ST
entrepreneurs to Rs.5 crore and repayment
period to 8 years.
- Setting up of Ladies and Gents Hostels in
Bengaluru, Hubbali, Kalburgi, Belagavi and
Mangaluru for trainees of Karnataka German
Technical Training Institute.
- Setting up of Banjara Economic and Cultural
Centres in Bidar District and Bagalkot District.
- Establishment of study centre for development of
- Coverage of soliga tribes under ‘Yashasvini
Health Insurance’ Scheme for sickle cell
- Incentive for foreign studies by SC/ST students
– 50% to 100% of course fees based on parents
- Setting up of Bhovi Development Corporation –
- Incentive for SC/ST students selected through
CET/COMED-K/ Deemed Universities for study
in recognized private Medical/Engineering/Dental
Colleges – 50% to 100% of fee, based on parents
- Setting up of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Memorial in
Dharwad – Rs.3 crore .
- Setting up of study centre on identified native
tribes, in Tribal Research Institute, Mysuru.
- Reimbursement of VAT for forest products sold
- Supply of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar’s complete works to
all SC/ST Hostels.
- Establishment of State Safayi Karmachari
- · Construction of memorial for late Sri. B.Rachaiah,
late Sri.N.Rachaiah and late Sri.B.Basavalingappa-
Backward Classes Development:
- Enhancement of monthly food charges for
students of private aided hostels, both premetric
and post metric.
- Scholarship to 1000 fulltime PhD. students
belonging to Backward classes- Rs.5 crore.
- Rs. 5 lakh grant to strengthen OBC cells in
Universities -Rs. 50 lakh.
- Conversion of Guidance Cell of Backward Classes
Department in to “Reservation Inspection Unit”.
- 2015 to be commemorated as Sri.D.Devaraja Urs
- Setting up of 100 post-metric girls hostels, with
capacity of 100 each.
- ‘D.Devaraja Urs Pratibha Puraskar’ – Rs. 4 crore.
- ‘D.Devaraja Urs Videshi Vyasanga Vetana’ –
- Enhancement of monthly food charges of
backward classes hostels/residential schools by
- Construction of buildings for 331 post metric
backward classes hostels- Rs.80 crore.
- Rs.35 crore for augmentation of infrastructure
in 2195 hostels.
- Installation of CC Cameras in 815 backward
classes girls hostels – Rs. 3 crore.
- Rs.50 crore for development of 46 nomadic/semi
- Rs.73 crore for the Social and educational survey
by Karnataka State Backward Classes Commission.
- ‘D.Devaraja Urs Self Employment Personal Loan’
scheme- upto Rs. 2 lakh loan with subsidy of
- Loans upto Rs.2 lakhs @ 2% interest and 15%
subsidy to traditional artisans communities such
as madivala, kumbara, uppara, savitha, tigala,
- Rs.10 crore to Karnataka Vishwakarma
Community Development Corporation.
- Extension of “Vidyasiri” scheme to 75,000
students-Rs.112.5 crore .
- Enhancement of unit cost under Ganga Kalyana
Scheme to Rs.2 lakh and coverage of 30
beneficiaries in each assembly constituency.
- Rejuvenation of traditional arts (dolu and
nadaswaram) of Savitha Samaja.
- Enhancement of creamy layer limit for backward
classes Rs.6 lakhs.
Minorities Welfare, Haj and Wakf:
- ‘Vidyasiri’ scheme to be extended to students of
- Engineering and Medical students to get
Rs.10,000 each through DBT towards books and
study material allowance.
- Chief Minister’s Minorities Programme to be
- 30 Hostels/Residential Schools/Residential
Colleges to be started. Students strength to be
increased in existing hostels.
- 4 Morarji Desai Residential Schools, 2 Morarji
Desai PU Colleges, 5 Post-metric Hostels and 2
Minorities Model Residential Schools to be
- Extension of ‘Arivu’ loan scheme to students
selected through COMED-K.
- Incentive for foreign studies by minorities
students – fees upto maximum of Rs.10 to Rs.20
lakhs based on parents income.
- Enhancement of food charges by Rs.100/- per
student in Pre-metric/Post-metric Hostels/Morarji
Desai Residential Schools/Colleges and Minority
- e-Learning facility in 350 Urdu Schools and 65
- Computer training and training in spoken English
in Minority Hostels and Residential Schools.
- Setting up of Task Force for eviction of
encroachment and protection of Wakf properties.
- Grant of Rs.1 crore to Hajarat Hameed Shah
and Hajarat Mouhid Shah Qadri Wakf Board.
- Grant of Rs.3.00 crore to Motinagar, Malbar
Muslim Association, Bengaluru Urban District for
construction of new building.
- Rs. 2 Core for comprehensive development of
Hazrath Tipu Sultan Memorial, Ganjam,
- Grant of Rs.2 crore for restoration of Jain
Temples (Basadi) in the State.
- One time grant for Shadimahal and Community
Halls remaining incomplete since 2001- Rs. 60
- Distribution of 20,000 sites to the site less poor
- 4.8 lakh new houses to be sanctioned under
various schemes. 2.98 lakh houses to be
earmarked for SC/ST – Rs.3400 crore.
- Formulation of comprehensive Slum Development
- Amendment to Karnataka Slum Areas
(Improvement and Clearance) Act 1973 for
collection of Slum Cess.
- Karnataka Housing Board to focus on provision
of affordable houses instead of distribution of
sites. Simplification of housing related laws,
rules and procedures.
Labour, Employment and Training:
- ‘Yuva Yuga’ to be launched in all districts for
skill development training for youth- Rs.10 crore
- Implementation of Multi trade in selected ITIs –
- Introduction of additional vocations (trades) in
Government ITIs – 12.5 crore.
- Installation of CCTVs in 22 Women’s Industrial
Training Institutes – Rs.50 lakhs.
- New Labour Policy to be implemented.
- Smart Cards with unique numbers to be issued
to labourers from unorganised sector through a
single window system – Rs.10 crore.
- Establishment of ‘Boiler Material Testing and
Kannada and Culture:
- Setting up of ‘AadiKavi Pampa Study Chair’ –
Rs. 1 crore.
- Setting up of a Museum in honour of freedom
fighters in Haveri -Rs.2.50 crore.
- Constitution of committee for development and
maintenance of ‘Kanaja’ – first online Kannada
Encyclopedia – Rs.2 crore.
- Grants of Rs.1 crore eachBudget
- Construction of ‘KadalaTheerada Bhargava
Dr.Shivarama Karantha Memorial’.
- To develop the residence of ‘Field Martial
Cariappa’ in Madikeri into a museum.
- To renovate the residence of ‘Dr. Manjeshwara
Govinda Pai’, the first Rashtra Kavi of Kannada.
- To develop the birth place/residences of
G.S.Shivarudrappa, Masthi Venkatesha Aiyangar,
Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre on the lines of
- Rs.2 crore – Corpus fund for setting up of
‘Konkani Study Chair’.
- Rs. 1 crore to Kannada University, Hampi for
setting up Jaina Inscriptions Study Chair at
- An additional grant of Rs.1 crore for setting up
of Kannada Virtual Classes and Kannada
Learning Centres in different areas of Bengaluru.
- Rs.4 crore to be allocated for following purposes:
- Rejuvenation of Amateur theatre groups.
- Organizing women troupes of performing folk
- Screening of plays on violence on women.
- Encouragement to production and screening of
plays on children’s issues.
- Encouragement to percussion instruments artists
through State level Conferences and Workshops.
- Special grant of Rs.4 crore to Rangayanas.
- Grant of Rs.1.2 crore to Kannada Classical
Language Study and Research Centre being set
up at Bengaluru.
- Establishment of ‘Chalukya Development Authority’
in Badami – Initial grant of Rs. 1 crore.
- Conservation of 772 protected monuments in
phased manner by providing security, conducting
survey through GIS and 3D mapping and
preparing inventory of unprotected monuments –
- Comprehensive development of 20 heritage places
of the State -Rs. 20 Crore.
- Protection and comprehensive development of
Malakhed Fort – Rs.5 crore.
- Preparation of dossier and report on 3 monuments
of State provisionally listed under World
Heritage list – Rs.3 crore.
- Conservation of memorials of Devaradasimayya
and lakes in Surapura Taluk (Yadagiri District)
– Rs.2 crore.
- Comprehensive development of last resting place
of Kitturu Rani Chennamma at Bailahongala –
- Conservation and development of Shri Haralaiah’s
Gaddige -Rs. 50 lakh.
- Rs.10 crore for celebration of 2015-16 as
‘Kannada varsha’ (Kannada year) to commemorate
completion of 100 years by Kannada Sahithya
- Establishment of study centre in memory of
famous artist Sri P.R.Thippeswamy in Mysuru
University – Rs.1 crore.
- Rs.10 crore as Government contribution towards
establishment of 325 feet tall bronze statue of
Vishwaguru Basavanna, in Sri Murugamata
- Enhancement of developmental grants under
Border Area Developmental Authority to Rs.20
Sports and Youth Services:
- Launching of ‘Yuva Kreeda Mitra’ scheme to
provide incentive of Rs.25,000 annually for one
Youth Sports Association in each hobli.
- Grant of Rs.10 lakhs each to 50 Garadi Manes
for promoting “Kusti”- Rs. 2.5 crore .
- Adventure sports training camps to be organised
across the State, through General Thimmaiah
National Adventure academy.
- ‘Yuva Chetana’ – incentive upto Rs.1 lakh for one
selected Organization/Association per taluka.
- ‘Yuva Spandana’ to be extended to whole State
and setting up of Sports Psychology Division in
NIMHANS – Rs. 1 crore.
- Fellowship at the rate of 1 per taluka, for
facilitation of youth participation in effective
implementation of Youth Empowerment
Programmes of the Government.
- Counseling services and life skill trainings to
college students by NSS in association with
NIMHANS- Rs.1 crore additional grant.
Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs:
- Implementation of Unit wise distribution of food
grains to BPL Cards.
- 5 kg food grains per member in each AAY/BPL
ration card given free of cost.1 ltr of Palm oil
at Rs. 25 & 1 Kg of Iodized salt at Rs.2.
- Food grains @ 5 kg per APL card with one
member @ 10 kg per APL card with more than
one member, at Rs.15 per kg. rice and Rs.10 per
- Applications for new ration cards to be received
from 1st May.
- Legal amendment to be made for compulsory
mention of purity along with the weight of gold
and other precious stones.
- ‘e-Mapan’ – computerization of Legal Metrology
Department to issue verification certificates and
Rural Development and Panchayat Raj:
- Rural Sanitation Programme –Rs. 500 crore.
- Under ‘Grameena Gowrava’ scheme, toilets-cumbathrooms to be constructed.
- Individual toilets to each household in rural
- Launching of ‘garbage free’ village programme.
- Setting up of 4,000 Water Purifying Plants to the
State -Rs. 200 crore.
- Setting up of ‘Water Quality Testing Labs’ in
- Drinking water supply for selected areas of
Ballary, Chitradurga and Tumakuru district.
- Multi village Drinking Water scheme in Gadaga,
Chamarajanagara, Kudligi- Challakere-
- Completion of 90 multi-village drinking water
- Planting and maintenance of 3000 km Avenue
Trees under ‘Salu Marada Thimmakkana Neralu’.
- Establishment of new Horticulture Farms over
5000 hectares under MNREGS.
- Setting up of e-Governance Cell in RDPR
- Continuation of 15 – Point Rural Development
Programme. Addition of new 6 points.
- Enhancement of number of beneficiaries under
Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Chaitanya Scheme, from
40 to 50 per panchayat.
- Portal for marketing facility to products of Joint
Liability Groups and women SHGs under Rajiv
Gandhi Chaitanya Scheme.
- Continuation of ‘Namma hola namma dari’
- Cabinet sub-committee to examine
recommendation of Sri.K.R.Ramesh Kumar
Committee. Appropriate action for necessary
amendments to Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act.
- Formation of 439 new Grampanchayaths based
on the recommendation of Sri. Nanjaihanamatha
- To commence the functioning of Rural Development
University at Gadag.
- Implementation of programme on the lines of
‘Kudumbasri’ of Kerala, in 600 Gram Panchayaths.
- 3,855 km roads to be constructed under phase-
III of ‘Namma Grama Namma Raste Yojane’ –Total
amount for phase 2 and 3=Rs.1,335.5 crore .
Planning and Area Development:
- Malnad Area Development Board, Bayaluseeme
Development Board and the Karavali Development
Authority to be allocated Rs.40 crore, Rs.35
crore and Rs. 10 crore respectively.
- Rs.600 crore for Karnataka Legislators Local Area
- Rs.2300 crore for Special Development Plan to
redress regional imbalances.
- Changes to be made in the norms and modalities
of implementation of schemes based on
recommendations from Karnataka Evaluation
- Rs.1000 crore to Hyderabad-Karnataka Region
Directorate of Municipal Administration:-
- Implementation of ‘Swaach Bharath Mission’ in
219 city/towns including BBMP- Rs.80 crore.
- Additional action plan of Rs.100 crore each for
upgradation of infrastructure in Hubballi-Dharwad
and Belagavi City Corporations and Rs.50 crore
- Implementation of Nagarothana’ CMSMTDP
Phase-3 in 211 Urban Local Bodies in next three
- Development works in Badami under ‘Heritage
Development and upgradation scheme of
Government of India, over next four years.
- Provision of permanent shelters for the urban
homeless in Ballary, Mangaluru, Hubballi-
Dharawada, Shivamogga, Bagalakote, Haveri,
Mandya, Hospete and Chikkaballapura.
- ‘Gruha Bhagya’ Housing Scheme for Poura
Karmikas to be continued – Rs. 50 crore .
Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike
- Rs.1,000 crore under Chief Minister’s
Nagarothana Project and Rs. 391.06 crore from
State and Central Finance Commission Grants.
- Following activities along with others to be taken
up at an outlay of Rs. 1500 crore
- Widening of Ballari Road and Jayamahal Road.
- Widening of Sarjapura Road.
- Widening of Bannerghatta Road.
- Widening of Dr.Ambedkar (Tannery) Road.
- Widening of Dinnur Road.
- Widening of Varthur Road.
- Widening and development of Subratho Mukharji
Road and construction of under bridge.
- Comprehensive development of selected important
junctions and construction of grade separators
in selected places under BBMP area.
- Development of important roads in the Tender
Sure Model .
- Development of backward areas in 7 City
Municipal Corporations (CMCs) and 1 Municipality
merged in Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara
- Construction of over bridge/under bridge projects
in partnership with South-West Railway
- Operationalization of 6 solid waste management
units to process 2,800 tonnes of solid waste per
day –Rs.270 crore outlay.
Bangalore Development Authority:-
- Construction and allotment of 5,000 flats.
- Formation and allotment of 5,000 additional
sites in Nadaprabhu Kempe Gowda Layout.
- Initiation of development of 19 lakes.
- Construction of skywalk in 25 places under PPP
- Construction of underpass and flyover at Hebbal
junction of outer ring road – Rs.80 crore.
- Construction of flyover at Doddanekkundi junction
of Outer Ring Road – Rs.44 crore.
Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited
- Completion of all works under Phase – I and
opening of Magadi Road and Nayandanahalli
- Commencement of II Phase of Metro and
completion of all Tender process works of Phase
–II by December 2015.
- Water pipeline from NBR to Bengaluru.
- Replacement of sewer trunk over 50 kms.
- Construction of 7 new sewage treatment plants
with a capacity of 150 MLD at Hebbal, K.R Puram,
K & C Valley, Doddabele and Bangalore
- Procurement of 50 solid waste removal machines
– Rs.10 crore.
- Integration of GIS mapping with the water supply
connections. Merging of RR numbers of water
supply customers with PID numbers.
- A total allocation of Rs.4770 crore is provided for
Bengaluru Development, including budget and
resources of BBMP, BWSSB and BMRCL.
Karnataka Urban Water Supply & Drainage
- 10 Drinking Water Supply Projects and 10 Under
Ground Drainage projects to be completed at a
cost of Rs.658.08 crore.
- UIDSSMT – Projects taken up to will be
- Chief Minister’s ‘Nagara Neeru Bhagya’
programme to be launched to provide 24 X 7
water supply in 13 district head quarters and
Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development
and Finance Corporation
- To take up 24 X 7 water supply scheme in
20 towns. 6 projects under progress.
- Completion of state-of-the-art Waste processing
units in Hubballi-Dharwad, Kalburagi, Davanagere
City and 17 towns of North Karnataka, in next
- Under JNNURM, projects taken up will be
- Underground Drainage works in Davanagere and
Harihara towns at a cost of Rs.173 crore.
- IT initiatives to be implemented:
- To develop new software to handle the process
of conversion of lands. Facility of providing order
copies through ‘bhoomi’ and nadakacheri kiosk
- Implementation of special software to deal with
revenue appeal cases. Mutation process will be
- Facility for online verification of certificates
issued from Atal Janasnehi Kendra. SMS based
communication of certificate numbers to citizens.
- Introduction of ‘paperless office system’ in 15 DC
offices, 26 AC offices and 25 Thahasildar Offices.
- Implementation of a software based automated
mechanism to receive and provide domicile and
eligibility certificates under 371(J) of the
- ‘Bhoomi’ services to be extended to Nada kacheris
to facilitate khata transfer, pouti khata,
recording of encumbrance, lease settlement and
other ‘bhoomi’ services.
- ‘Podi Andolana’ to be held on the lines of Pension
and Revenue Adalat, in one village in each taluk
every month, to distribute pahani and maps after
completing the measurement and podi works.
- Action to convert Lambani Thandas into revenue
villages at the earliest.
- Provision for National Cyclone Mitigation Project
in the coastal districts of Udupi, Dakshina
Kannada and Uttara Kannada- Rs.120.60 crore
- Financial assistance to the BPL families on the
death of family member under “Anthya Samskara
Sahaya Nidhi” Scheme enhance to Rs.5000.
- Construction of Bengaluru Rural District
Administration Complex near Beerasandra Village,
on Doddaballapura –Devanahalli highway.
- Formation of trust for comprehensive development
of the birth place of Saint Sevalal in
Sooragondanakoppa village in Honnali Taluk.
- Establishment of ‘Basava International Centre’ in
Koodalasangama of Bagalkot District.
- Construction of Sri Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar
‘Amruth Bhavan’ in Mandya to commemorate
75 years of formation of Mandya district.
- Enhancement of ‘Tastheek’ amount from Rs.24,000
to Rs.36,000 per annum.
- Implementation of ‘Bruhath Devalaya
Poornabhivruddhi Yojane’ for the overall
development of big temples
- “Swaccha Mandira Abhiyana”- to enhance the
cleanliness of the temples with public participation.
- Conversion of Kranthiveera Sangoli Rayanna
Foundation to Kranthiveera Sangoli Rayanna
Authority- Rs.10 crore.
- Following initiatives are proposed to enhance the
power generation capacity.
- Additional power generation capacity to be
increased to 3361 MW.
- Establishment of 350 MW capacity gas based
power generating station at Yelahanka.
- Development of 1000 MW solar park in
association with GOI.
- Establishment of 75 new substations for
strengthening of transmission network.
- Providing infrastructure to 50,000 regularized
irrigation pump sets.
- ‘Nagara Jyothi’ scheme – Replacement of MV/
SV lamps with LED lamps at all town
- Establishment of the ‘automated energy meter
testing lab’ in HESCOM, GESCOM, MESCOM and
- Establishment of centralized computerized
grievance redressal division in HESCOM, GESCOM,
MESCOM and CESCOM.
- Rs. 7498 crore subsidy for free power supply
to ‘Kuteera Jyoti’ and agriculture pumpsets.
- State highways to be developed under SHDPIII
over a period of three years.
- Project to construct bridges to connect important
roads of the State – Rs.1000 crore.
- 76 km of Jat-Jamboti Road (SH-31) to be
developed– Rs.302.96 crore.
- Collection of user fees for the comprehensive
maintenance of roads developed through KRDCL
and KSHIP under PPP.
- Comprehensive development of Karwar(II Phase),
Belekeri, Mavinkuruve and Tadadi Ports under
- Development of alternative roads to Kempegowda
- Consideration of proposal to handover the works
of Gulbarga Airport Development to Airport
Authority of India (AAI).
- Development of Airports at Hubballi and Belgaum
by Airports Authority of India in progress.
- Completion of doubling of Ramnagara-Mysuru
- Construction Bidar-Gulbarga, Bengaluru-Hassan
- Commencement of Land Acquisition for Munirabad-
Mehaboob Nagar, Tumkuru-Rayadurga, Kuduchi-
Bagalkot, and Chikkamagalur-Sakaleshpur
- Construction of Gadag-Wadi and Hejjala-
Chamarajanagar new Railway Line.
- Transfer of land to Railway Secretariat, for
setting up of Rail Coach Factory at Yadgiri.
- Development of Karnataka Strategic Infrastructure
Plan (KSIP) to guide investment in infrastructure
development sector for coming 15 years.
- Continued financial assistance to ongoing railway
Commerce and Industries:
- Formation of ‘Vision Group’ for industrial
- Development of Bengaluru-Mumbai Economic
Corridor (BMEC) on 10,000 acres over next five
- Development of National Investment &
Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) at
Vasanthanarasapura, Tumakuru District.
- Development of Industrial Areas over 1,500 acres
at Chamarajnagar and 3,200 acres at Yadgiri.
- Upgradation of existing industrial areas/ estates
developed by KIADB/ KSSIDC /Co-operative
Societies & development of infrastructure facilities
in New Industrial Areas / Estates -Rs.100 crore.
- Setting up of Aerospace Common Finishing
Facility (ACFF) in Bangalore Aerospace Park-
- Setting up of MSMEs and Major industries to
generate employment opportunity to 2 lakh
- As per New Industrial Policy:
- Reservation of 20% of land in industrial areas
of KIADB for MSME units, 5% to women
entrepreneurs, 22.5% to SC/ST entrepreneurs
and 5% to Minorities and Backward Classes
- Setting up of Women Entrepreneurs Guidance
- Subsidy of Rs.15 to 35 Lakhs to SC/ST
entrepreneurs, in addition to investment subsidy.
- ‘Chief Minister’s Self Employment Programme’ –
training and support services to 2000 rural men/
women, and providing 25% to 35% margin money.
- Establishment of an Aerospace Technology
Centre (ATC) in Bengaluru on PPP Model.
- ‘Tengu Naarina Bhagya’ – Establishment of ‘Coir
Technology Parks’ at Mysuru, Mangalore,
Chikkamagaluru and Chitradurga. Organization
of International Coir Expo in Bengaluru.
- 5% interest subsidy for conversion of Crusher
units into M-Sand (Manufactured Sand) units –
Rs. 5 crore.
- Setting up of units under PPP for recycling of
building debris to manufacture sand, brick and
other building materials in BBMP and Hubballi-
Dharward City Municipal Corporation limits –
Rs. 5 crore.
- Implementation of a new online permit system
for sand – Rs. 6 crore.
- To provide infrastructure facilities such as CCTV,
Weigh-bridge etc., at 30 border check posts to
regulate interstate mineral movement – Rs.7.5
- Estimation of iron ore in 35 mining lease areas,
through Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd.,
(MECL) – Rs.20 crore .
- Setting up of Karnataka Mining Environmental
Restoration Corporation for the rejuvenation of
mining affected areas in Bellary, Chitradurga
and Tumakuru – Rs.200 crore.
- Setting up of Hi-tech Textile Training Center in
Yadgiri – Rs.10 crore,
- Establishment of Yarn Depot in Karnataka
Handloom Development Corporation.
- Encouragement for production and marketing of
Chintamani, Kollegala, Molakalmuru, Ilkal and
Udupi Sarees, Guledagudda khana – Rs. 2 Crore.
- Establishment of Mega Textile Parks in
Chamarajanagar, Shira (Tumakuru) and Kudutini
- Conversion of Rs.76.71 crore loan of 9
Co-operative Spinning Mills, into equity and
waiver off Rs.113.55 crore interest.
- Assistance of 50% subsidy, upto maximum of Rs.2
crore per unit for setting up of 5 State of Art
Garment Manufacturing Units
- Construction of House cum Workshed for 3,000
women weavers – Rs. 60 crore.
- Development of roads in Sugar Factory areas in
the State – Rs.20 crore.
- Special package of Revival of Mysuru Sugar
Factory – Rs.120 crore.
Information Technology, Bio-technology and
Science and Technology
- Implementation of Startup Policy. Setting up of
‘Start-up Fund’ and ‘Hack cellerator’.
- Establishment of IT Park in Bagalkot.
- Commencement of Indian Institute of Information
Technology Hubli-Dharwad – Rs. 12.10 crore as
- Formulation of new Bio-Technology Policy including
- Establishment of Sub-regional Science Centres at
Vijayapura, Davanagere, Tumakuru, Udupi,
Chittapura, Chikodi and Chikkamagaluru -Rs. 4
- Grant of Rs.5 crore to set up mobile
Planetarium in each revenue division. Mini
Planetarium at Bagalkote.
- Establishment of a study centre in the name of
Bhaskaracharya in Vijayapura Women’s University
– Rs. 1 crore.
- Expansion of free Public wi-fi across Bengaluru
City and all district headquarters in phased
- Implementation of ‘Karnataka- GIS’ (K-GIS).
Development of GIS based Decision Support
Model -Rs. 150 crore .
- Setting up of a Helpline for public grievance
redressal at Bagalkote.
- Setting up of Security Operational Centre in
State Data Centre.
- Implementation of Kannada Software/Kannada
Computing Project to encourage Unicode adoption
– Rs.2 crore.
- Setting up of Big Data Platform.
- Implementation of recommendations made by
Karnataka Tourism Vision Group – Rs.50 crore.
- Organization of Pacific Asia Travel Association
(PATA) fair in Bangalore – Rs.5 crore.
- Establishment of 20 tourism trekking tracks (ECO
Trials) in Western Ghats.
- Major tourism schemes under joint collaboration
and PPP mode:-
- All-round Development at Belur, Pattadakallu,
Humpi and Mysuru and Cruise and Marine
Tourism in coastal areas.
- Cable car scheme in Nandi Hill, Chamundi Hill,
Madhugiri Monolithic Hill and Kemmanugundi
- Re-cycling of water in Jog falls.
- Floating Restaurant in Ulsoor lake and Caravan
Tourism in Ooty, Vijayapura (Mayura Adilshahi)
and Jog falls.
- Scheme for providing air charter services to
domestic and foreign tourists and improvement
of Highway facilities by KSTDC.
- Development of Vijayapura and Mysuru Cities as
model tourism spots – Rs.10 crore for each city.
- Organization of comprehensive tourism guidance
training programmes for tourists guides.
- Organization of Karnataka Festival in important
cities of other States.
- Establishment of a multimedia gallery on river
Cauvery in Mysuru – Rs.3.5 crore.
- Establishment of Hotel Management Institutes at
Karwar and Humpi.
- Enhancement of women reservation in Government
recruitments from 30% to 33%.
- Reclassification of the Cities and Town areas on
the basis of 2011 Census for HRA determination.
- ‘Gana Yana’ programme in all districts to promote
melody of Kannada film music.
- State wide exhibition programme to commemorate
125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharalal
- To create awareness of developmental
programmes, ‘Pragati – mahiti’, a campaign
combining modern technology and folk artists.
- Establishment of Film City near Himmavu village
in Mysuru district.
- Establishment of ‘Central Command Centre’ in
Bengaluru and purchase of modern arms – Rs.50
- Providing annual medical checkup to Police
personnel @ Rs.1000 per person – Rs.9 crore.
50 outpatients Police Health Centres.
- Opening of 30 new Police Stations including
10 Women Police Stations.
- Establishment of 6 special units of 15 personnel
each, headed by Superintendent of Police, for
investigation of crimes against women.
- Reconstitution of State FSL unit.
- Continuation of Bengaluru City B- TRAC scheme
for the next 3 years.
- Bel-Trac and H-Trac at Belgaum City, and Hubli-
Dharwad City respectively @25 crore per city
over 5 years.
- Purchase of 300 patrolling vehicles over next
3 years under ‘Highway Security Scheme’.
- Installation of Surveillance cameras for public
safety and security in Bengaluru – Rs.8 crore.
- New jail in the outskirts of Bengaluru.
- Open jail in Kaduru at a cost of Rs.5 crore.
Towards this allocation of Rs.2 crore during 2015-
16 for infrastructure.
- CCTVs system in 20 district prisons, solar
lighting system in 10 district prisons and
telemedicine system in 5 central prisons.
- Establishment of Home Guards and Civil Defence
Training Centre in Vijayapura – Rs.70 lakhs.
- Reimbursement of Sales Tax for purchases upto
Rs.3000 per month in Police Canteens.
- Creation of 3 Units of Anti-Naxal Force at borders
of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamilnadu.
- Establishment of automated driving test track in
Raichur, Chikkodi, Kolar and Udupi.
- Establishment of centralized uniform cloud based
web application system for online disposal of
Law and Courts
- Rs.8.84 crore to Karnataka State Law University
for infrastructure and recruitment of teaching
and non-teaching staff.
- Training to young lawyers at division level – Rs.60
- Establishment of e-libraries at district Bar
Associations – Rs.2 crore.
- Enhancement of monthly stipend/scholarship
from Rs.1,000 to Rs.2,000 to Law Graduates
selected for Training in practice of law by Law,
Backward Classes, and Minorities Departments.
Goods and Services Tax:
- Necessary steps to prepare Trade and Industry
and department for smooth transition to Goods
and Services Tax (GST) System.
- Revenue collection target fixed at Rs.46,250
crores for 2015-16.
Value Added Tax:
- Successful implementation of online uploading
of purchase and sales details.
- Increase in registration limit from Rs.7.5 lakhs
of annual turnover to Rs.10 lakhs.
- Tax exemption on paddy, rice, wheat, pulses and
products of rice and wheat continued for one
- Tax exemption on Footwear costing upto Rs.500
per pair, certain solar PV panaels and Solar
invertors, Handmade products like Floor Mats,
Table Mats and Runners, Utility Bags made of
Banana Fibre excluding Rubberized Banana Fibre
- Tax reduction from 14.5% to 5.5% on Wick stoves,
Mobile phone charger, M-sand, M-sand
manufacturing machinery/ equipment,
Industrial cables namely XLPE Cables, Jelly
Filled Cable, Optical Fibre Cable and PVC Cable,
Pre-Sensitized Lithographic Plates used in
printing industry, Packing materials like Pallets,
Box Pallets and other Load Boards, pallet collars,
Additional Resource Mobilization Measures:
- VAT on Cigarettes, Cigars, Gutkha and other
manufactured tobacco hiked from 17% to 20%.
- Sales tax rate increased by 1% on Petrol and
- Provision for single First appeal against
re-assessment for several tax periods of one
- Enhancement of period for disposal of appeal by
KAT from 180 days to 365 days from the date of
- Provision to claim input tax credit of previous tax
periods in the returns, filed during subsequent
tax periods by amending sub section 3 of section
10 of KVAT Act, 2003.
- Provision to limit input tax credit to the extent of
output tax paid on a particular commodity by
amending section 11 of KVAT Act, 2003.
- Provision to deduct tax at source, at applicable
rate, on goods purchased by Government
department or Local Authority or Local body or
- Granting permission for Special Accounting
Scheme is to be brought under ‘Sakala.’
- Enabling dealers to file an appeal electronically
before the first Appellate Authority and to receive
- Enabling the dealers to upload the details of CST
statutory forms which will be linked to the
turnover declared by the dealers in their
Profession Tax Act:
- Profession Tax exemption to senior citizens who
have attained age of 60 years and above.
- Professional tax exemption to persons drawing
salary/wages less than Rs.15,000/- in a month.
Agricultural Income Tax:
- Replanting allowances hiked from Rs.900/- to
Rs.2050/- per Metric Tonne Coffee produced.
- Revenue collection target of Rs.15,200 crores
fixed for the year 2015-16.
Additional Resource Mobilization Measures:
- Rate of Additional Excise Duty increased by
6% to 20% across all the 17 slabs.
- Relief: New Karasamadhana Scheme providing
relief on interest dues for those who pay the
principal amount in respect of Arrack/Toddy
STAMPS AND REGISTRATION
- The Sulabha Nondani Software will facilitate
online time slot booking for registration of
documents in any of the sub-registrar’ offices in
- Kaveri Software and Bank Software will be
integrated to facilitate farmers
- Making the Banks, Financial Institutions etc.,
liable for payment or collection of proper stamp
duty payable on optionally registerable documents
- Additional resource mobilization of Stamp Duty
have been rationalized through which Rs.125
crores of Revenue is anticipated.·
- Providing for composition/consolidation of duties
in respect of certain instruments
- Levying stamp duty on Chit Agreements and the
Limited Liability Partnership instruments.·
Rationalizing/ revising rates of stamp duty
- Levying of one percent advalorem registration fee
on agreement for sale without the possession of
the property being delivered subject to a
maximum of Rupees Two Hundred.· Levying of
one percent advalorem registration fee on the
market value of the property or the consideration
whichever is higher, in respect of agreement for
sale, wherein the possession of the property is
delivered or is agreed to be delivered and one
percent advalorem registration fee in respect of
document of sale executed in pursuance of such
agreement for sale, subject to a maximum of
Rs.500/-· Optionally registrable documents affecting
immovable property will be required to be
compulsorily filed online under section 89 of
Registration Act, 1908.·
The Revenue collection target for 2015-16 is fixed
at Rs.8,200 crore.
- Revenue collection target is fixed at Rs.4,800
crores for 2015-16.