Budget 2019-20 highlights

11:17 AM Feb 08, 2019 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: CM HD Kumaraswamy presented the state budget even as BJP members staged a walk out while claiming that the Kumaraswamy was presenting the budget despite not having a majority.


Below are highlights of state Budget 2019-20

Budget estimate (Consolidated Fund) - Rs.2,34,153 crore.

Total receipts - Rs.2,30,738 crore. 
Revenue receipts – Rs.1,81,863 crore. Public debt – Rs.48,601 crore and Capital receipts Rs.48,876 crore

Total expenditure –Rs.2,34,153 crore. 
Revenue expenditure – Rs.1,81,605 crore. Capital expenditure -Rs.42,584 crore and loan repayment - Rs.9,964 crore.



Actions    taken to increase production in Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture, Animal Husbandry and Fishery sectors:

Grant of Rs.250 crore to Krushi Bhagya scheme.

Grant of Rs. 40 crore to Zero budget farming scheme.

Grant of Rs. 35 crore to Organic farming scheme.

Grading of Organic and Zero budget farm produce, encouragement  to grading and packaging and branding units; 50% subsidy to eligible entrepreneurs and Start-up entrepreneurs with a grant of Rs.2 crore.

Grant of Rs. 145 crore to Israel model farming scheme.

Encouragement to growers of minor millets with cash incentive of Rs.10,000 per hectare under “Raitha Siri” scheme with a grant of Rs.10 crore.

Grant of Rs. 5 crore to give assistance of Rs.7,500 per hectare under “Karavali package” to motivate farmers of Coastal and Malnad District to cultivate paddy.

Grant of Rs.368 crore for “Mukhyamanthrigala Sukshma Neeravari Yojane”, during the year 2019-20.

Grant of Rs.100 crore to take up drought proofing watershed activities till 2024 in 100 drought prone taluks and where groundwater levels have come down.

Grant of Rs.5 crore each has been earmarked for up-gradation of Karnataka State Seeds Certification Agency and for the developmental activities of Karnataka State Seeds Corporation.

To examine the pros and cons for implementation of separate Crop Insurance Scheme in the State.

Establishment of Farm Demonstration Centres at V.C.Farm in Mandya District and Sindhnur taluk in Raichuru District with a grant of Rs.10 crore.

Special package of Rs.150 crore to improve the economic condition of Pomegranate and Grape growers.
Grant of Rs.20 crore to establish international standard Mango produce processing units in Ramanagara and Dharwad Districts, and Tomato produce processing units in Kolar District with private partnership.

Grant of Rs. 2 crore for post harvest management of horticultural produce and market encouragement related activities under private partnership.

Grant of Rs. 5 crore to encourage Bee farming.

Special package of Rs.6 crore for the benefit of Gherkin growers and to increase export turnover.

Sericulture: Schemes formulated for the reformation of Sericulture sector:

i.    Grant of Rs. 2 crore for sericulture extension programmes through progressive farmers.

ii.    Grant of Rs.10 crore to strengthen Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation.
iii.    Grant of Rs.2 crore for modernization of Santhemarahalli Silk Factory and for imparting training to youth.

iv.    Grant of Rs. 5 crore for the rejuvenation of Chamarajanagar silk factory.

v.    Grant of Rs.10 crore for modernization and strengthening of Silk Markets in Ramanagara and Haveri.

vi.    Grant of Rs.10 crore to showcase the achievements in the sericulture sector in the emporium of Filature factory of Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation at Channapatna and to encourage marketing of silk products.

Animal Husbandry

Grant of Rs.2 crore to provide Well Equipped Veterinary Mobile Vehicles.

Grant  of  Rs.5  crore  to  encourage  “Country chicken Poultry Farming” (Nati Koli Sakanike) for 10,000 unemployed poor youth.

Grant of Rs.2 crore for the establishment of Laboratory for Genetic Improvement (Twinning) of Indigenous Ram sheep.
Grant of Rs.5 crore to extend support for manufacture of Kyasanur forest disease vaccination (KFD vaccination)

Incentive to milk producers increase from Rs.5 per litre to Rs. 6 per litre at a cost of Rs.1,459 crore. Expenditure of Rs.638 crore under Ksheera Bhagya scheme for school going children and Rs. 405 crore for Anganavadi children. Total expenditure of Rs.2,502 crore for the welfare of milk producers.


Assistance of 50% of subsidy for installation of ISRO authorized DAT equipment to Fishing Boats with a grant of Rs. 3 crore.

Encouragement to Prawn and Fish farming in inland and backwater resources. Subsidy of Rs. 2 crore to 400 units.

Examining pros and cons for reserving fishing contracts in inland tanks to local fishermen.

Continuation of “Mathshashraya scheme”; action to complete ongoing construction of 2500 houses.
Rs.15 crore grant for construction of fishing jetty for development of fishing activities in Malpe fishing harbour of Udupi District, waste management unit and other sanitation facilities.

Rs.148.5 crore grant to provide subsidy on Diesel and kerosene to all boats in the State holding Diesel and kerosene pass book.

Co-operation Programmes envisaged ensure fair price to farm produce.

“Raitha Kanaja” scheme with a Revolving fund to provide minimum support price to 12 notified farm produce; opening a permanent collection centre throughout the year in all Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees; provision of Rs.510 crore grant.

Rs.50 crore grant for implementation of “Price Deficiency Payment Scheme” for onion, potato and tomato produce.

Encouragement for production of minor millets in the State. Grant of Rs.10 crore for providing profitable price to 6 minor millets and formulation of marketing facility in HOPCOMS, Nandini and other outlets.

Grant of Rs.160 crore for establishment of Quality Analysis and Processing Units at Gadag, Haveri, Kundgol, Hubballi and Annigeri.

Grant of Rs.5 crore for establishment of 500 Land operations co-operative societies in co-operative sector.

Gruhalaxmi crop loan scheme to provide loan facility at 3% interest on mortgage of ornaments by small and tiny farmers.

Grant of Rs. 5 crore to purchase 500 Automated Milk Storage Machines for Milk Producers Co-operative Societies.

Smart Weighing Machine Systems to all 162 Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees; 18,000 market functionaries to be changed to new system.

Establishment of “Integrated Scientific Vegetable Waste Management Units” in 5 vegetable markets of the State at a cost of Rs.10 crore.

Reservation of 10% and rebate of 50% in the allotment of site, godown, shops, shop-cum-godowns in the APMCs to Farmer-Producer Organizations.
Establishment of a “Debt Relief Commission” in Karnataka on the Kerala model.

Grant of Rs.200 crore for providing free scientific storage facility for maximum of 8 months in Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation, interest subvention on mortgage loan and minimum freight expenses.

Grant of Rs.1 crore per shandy for providing infrastructure facilities in a phased manner in the next 5 years to nearby 600 rural shandies to develop them into rural mini markets to enable farmers to get profitable prices by directly selling their produce with reduced transportation cost.

Water Resource Major and Medium Irrigation

Total grant of Rs.17,212 crore to Water Resource Department during 2019-20.

Grant  of  Rs.1,563  crore  for  Lift  Irrigation Projects, Rs.1,680 crore for Tank filling projects, Rs.445   crore   for   Comprehensive   Tank Development Works, Rs.477 for Micro irrigation projects,  Rs.860  crore  Canal  modernization-development   works,   Rs.160   crore   for construction of Bridge and Barrages, Rs.506 crore for Infrastructure development works and Rs.125 crore for Manchanabele reservoir downstream garden development, and for development tourism activities, Rs.75 crore for rejuvenation works of Harangi reservoir achcut and river basin works.

Minor Irrigation

Grant of Rs.40 crore for the work of laying of pipeline for utilizing 40 M.L.D water being carried to Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board under K.C. Valley project.

Grant of Rs.100 crore for Water filling works for the tanks in the limits of Balaghatta Gram Panchayathi in Pandavapura taluk.

Tank improvement works of all tanks in Bidar district in phased manner in the next 3 years at a cost of Rs.300 crore.

A grant of Rs.13 crore for tank filling works of 8 tanks of through lift irrigation from Tunga river flowing near Hole Hasanavadi village in Shivamogga District.
Kallamardi Lift irrigation scheme for 2500 acres of land of Koujalagi, Gosabala and neighboring villages of Gokak taluk in Belagavi District.

Grant of Rs. 10 crore to improve the underground water level in taluks where ground water has severely dipped by constructing Check dams, Barrages, Bandars and Recharge shafts.

Grant  of  Rs.  100  crore  to  control human-elephant conflict by constructing rail track barriers under the  project  -  ‘Prevention  of Human-Elephant Conflict by Used Rail Barriers’.

Grant of Rs.5 crore to remove Lantana and Eupatorium weeds to make way for the growth of grass which is congenial to forests.

Grant of Rs.15 crore for developing Vrukshodyanas in urban areas.

Grant of Rs.9 crore for establishment of Continuous Ambient Noise Quality Monitoring Stations in 10 corporation areas in the State, 4 each per district.

Grant  of  Rs.9  crore  for  establishment  of 17   Continuous   Water  Quality   Monitoring Stations at polluted water-banks identified by the Central Pollution Control Board, Bellandur tank, Agara tank and Varthur tank.

Grant of Rs.60 crore to Karnataka State Pollution Control Board for development of 21 Districts laboratories, 16 Sub- laboratories and for purchase of 10 Automated Flow Analyser.

Grant of Rs. 2 crore to Climatic Change Strategic Knowledge Centre under Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) to take up research and study relating to climate change.

Primary and Secondary Education

Action points to improve the learning capabilities in Primary and Secondary Education Sector.

i. Modernization of infrastructure in schools; Construction of 1500 new class rooms, up-gradation of 5000 class rooms, Distribution of learning equipments to 1000 schools and appointment of one Estate Manager for the maintenance of school buildings.

ii. 10 days training to 1 lakh teachers under ‘Guruchethana’ programme.

iii. Additional responsibility to management committees constituted under Right to Education Act (RTE) to bring in transparency in school administration; preparation of Block level ‘Report card’; Teacher-Parents meetings to improve the performance of schools.

iv. Action to improve learning outcomes; Teacher-Mentor programme to help teachers to learn more; Individual attention on children to reduce dropouts.

Establishment of 1000 Karnataka Public Schools in the next 4 years in Hobli Headquarters to provide  education  under  one  roof  from  pre-primary level to 12th class. Separate organizations and guidelines on Kendriya Vidyalaya Model.

Establishment Well Equipped Language Skill Training Centres in Bengaluru, Mysuru, Belagavi and Kalaburgi Divisions in the name of Alur Venkatarao at a cost of Rs. 2 crore to improve language teaching methodology.

“Spardha  Kali”  scheme  to  bring  out  hidden talent in Government High School students and to enhance their talent and competency and to prepare them for healthy competition and giving a special training and guidance. A grant of Rs.1.5 crore for awarding ‘Prathibha Puraskara’ to 20 top students scoring highest marks in National Talent Search Examination from every education district in the State.

Grant of Rs.1 crore for digitization of S.S.L.C evaluation centres.

Grant of Rs.2 crore to impart vocational training in chosen subjects to PUC students.

Higher Education

Adoption of new learning methods in higher education through Next Generation Learning Initiative in Bengaluru Central University.

Action to make CET examination conducted by Karnataka Examination Development Authority online.

Grant of Rs.2 crore for implementation of a system to distribute Aadhaar based digital marks card and degree certificates online to students and validation of the same.

Action  to  establish  a  new  Technological University  at Hassan by bifurcating Vishveshwaraiah Technological University in Belagavi.
Opening Training Centres in all First Grade Colleges and Universities to impart job-oriented education.

Training in teaching subjects to all teaching faculty to improve quality of Higher Education in the next 3 years.

Revision of pay and allowances to teaching and concurrent cadres working in Government/Aided First Grade Colleges and Universities as per recommendation of the 7th Central Pay Commission.

Grant of Rs.10 crore for providing Laboratories/Workshop facilities in Government Engineering and Polytechnics.


A grant of Rs.950 crore for “Ayushman Bharath – Arogyakara Karnataka” by the State and only Rs.409 crore by the Central Government for the year 2019-20.

Establishment of Cancer hospital in the premises of Tumakuru district at cost of Rs.60 crore.
Upgradation of Chikkamagaluru District Hospital as Super Specialty Hospital with grant of Rs.50 crore.

Rs.10 crore is provided for establishing four Divisional Model Blood Bank Centres for blood collection, storage and distribution.

Doddaballapura Taluk hospital will be upgraded as a 250-bed Bengaluru Rural District Hospital, for which a grant of Rs.10 crore is provided.

Conversion of Karnataka State Drugs Logistics and Warehousing Society into a Corporation.

Establishment of D.N.B. Centres at 11 selected district and taluk hospitals at a cost of Rs.2 crore with a view to ameliorate the shortage of Specialists.

Establishment of Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopedics at a cost of Rs.40 crore at Vijayapura district with 100 bed facility.

A grant of Rs.10 crore for Sports Injury and Robotic  Surgery  facility  at  Sanjay  Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopedics, Bengaluru.

Establishment  of   Nutritional  Rehabilitation Centres at 49 taluk hospitals to treat children suffering from severe malnourishment, for which a grant of Rs.1 crore provided.

Establishment of Kyasanuru Forest Disease Research and Treatment Unit at Shivamogga District Hospital at a cost of Rs.5 crore.

Establishment of Directorate of X-ray Safety to ensure safety at Private and Government X-ray Centres as per the Atomic Energy Research Board guidelines.

Enhancement of honorarium to ASHA workers by Rs.500, which will come into effect from 1st November, 2019, for which a grant of Rs.25 crore is provided.

It  is  proposed  to  start  Mammogram  and Papsmear Scanning facilities in 10 districts at Mangaluru,Tumakuru,Vijayapura, Chitradurga,Davanagere,Bagalakote, Chikkamagaluru, Haveri, Kolar and Chikkaballapur at a cost of Rs.10 crore.

Construction of 450-bed hospital and hostel buildings at Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences premises with a grant of Rs.150 crore.
Construction of 450-bed hospital at Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences premises with a grant of Rs.100 crore.

Opening of a 450-bed hospital in the premises of Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health at Bengaluru at a cost of Rs.100 crore.

Construction of a 450-bed hospital in the Kidwai Institute of Cancer premises at Bengaluru with private partnership at a cost of Rs.100 crore.

A grant of Rs. 4.5 crore for establishment of a tertiary level Cancer Institute at Hubballi.

Construction of a separate 300 bed hospital of Sri Jayadeva Cardiology Institute at Kalaburagi under Hyderabad Karnataka Development Board at a cost of Rs.150 crore.

Construction of National Institute of Virology and Chemical, Biological, Radiation, Nuclear Natural Disaster Center in the premises of S.D.S.T.B. Institute at a cost of Rs.40 crore.

Women and Child Welfare

Enhancement of the monthly grant from Rs.1,000 to Rs.2,000 under “Chief Minister Mathrushree Scheme” from 1st of November, 2019; a grant of Rs.470 crore.
Enhancement of honorarium being paid to Anganawadi workers by Rs.500 and by Rs.250 to the helpers with effect from 1st of November, 2019; a grant of Rs.60 crore provided.

Establishment of State Level Training Centre for all workers of Department of Women and Child Welfare at Ballari and Divisional Level Training Centres at Mysuru, Belagavi and Kalaburagi and Chitradurga in Bengaluru Division; allocation of Rs.5 crore.

Opening of 100 new Anganawadi Centres in urban areas.

Rs.10 crore for the repairs of 1,000 Anganawadi buildings.

Starting of a new Balamandira for Girls at Chikkamagaluru district.

Rs.3 crore for conversion of the Juvenile Special Courts of 10 districts into Child Friendly Courts.

Starting of Prosthetics and Orthotics Certification courses at the training centres being run by the Department for Empowerment of Differently- Abled and Senior Citizens.

Training programme for the teachers of hearing impaired and mentally challenged children at the training centres of the Department.

Opening of a Rehabilitation Centre for the patients having spine injury and suffering from hemiplegia disease, multiple scleroses and amyotrophic lateral scleroses diseases; grant of Rs.2 crore.

Distribution of mechanized two-wheeler vehicles (retrofitted) free of cost to 2,000 physically challenged beneficiaries; grant of Rs.15 crore.

Establishment of manufacturing units  by providing entrepreneurship and skill development training to 1,000 oppressed women with a grant of Rs.11.5 crore.

Steps will be taken to provide reservation to oppressed women in the housing schemes of the State Government.

A grant of Rs.30,445 crore under Special Component Sub-Plan and Scheduled Tribe Sub-Plan.

Starting of a “Samyuktha Student Hostel” for Scheduled  Caste/Scheduled  Tribe/Backward Class/Minority and General Category students in each of the 30 districts; grant of Rs.100 crore provided.

Upgradation of 100 Residential Schools of Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Society with PUC (Science and Commerce) courses.

Establishment of a large ‘Constitution Museum’ in Bengaluru city to introduce the genesis and importance of our Constitution to the future generations; Rs. 20 crore is provided.

Establishment of IIT/NEET coaching centres in 4 Morarji PU Residential colleges for backward classes at the Divisional Level; grant of Rs.4 crore is provided.

Construction of own buildings for 100 student-hostels of Backward Classes Welfare Department, which are running in rented buildings; grant of Rs.40 crore is provided.

A grant of Rs.25 crore is provided to the Nomadic Development Corporation.

Construction of Nomadic Community Halls to enable  them  to  organize  their  community programmes and to undertake a study of their tradition, culture and practices; Rs.11 crore is provided.

For the comprehensive development of the Vishwakarma Community, Rs.25 crore is provided to Vishwakarma Development Corporation.

Starting of a Amarashilpi Jakanachari Sculpture Centre with a grant of Rs.10 crore at Shivarapattana in Malur taluk of Kolar district.

A grant of Rs.25 crore provided to Madiwala Machideva Corporation.

Establishment of Savitha Samaja Development Corporation.

A grant of Rs.134 crore for the development of micro communities among the backward class communities in the State. Setting up of an Enforcement Squad consisting of one Nodal Officer and 4 non-official members to ensure that the grant reserved for these communities will directly reach them.

Minorities Welfare and Haj

One time allocation of Rs.25 crore grant to establish Moulana Azad Trust to encourage modern education and scientific temperament among the Muslim community.

Opening of 5 Morarji Desai Residential Schools for Girls at Davanagere, Tumakuru, Gadag, Dharwad and Kalaburgi district; grant of Rs.20 crore is provided.

Rs.10 crore is provided for providing basic amenities at Muslim graveyards (Khabrasthans) in the State.

Rs.400 crore for completion of developmental works undertaken for providing basic infrastructure facilities in the areas predominantly inhabited by minorities.

Enhancement of the admission strength by 25 each at 25 post metric hostels and by 60 at 20 Morarji Desai Residential Schools in the State.

Rs.10 crore for the historical Gurunanak Jeera Gurudwara, Bidar on the occasion of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Sri Gurunanak Dev and a grant of Rs.25 crore to Halasuru Gurudwara at Bengaluru.
Establishment of the Christian Development Corporation for the comprehensive development of the Christian Community at a cost of Rs.200 crore.

During 2019-20, Housing Department is having a big target of completing 4 lakh houses which are in progress under different housing schemes.

Development works in notified slum areas in Bengaluru which are predominantly inhabited by SC/ST communities at a cost of Rs.300 crore under the SCSP/TSP grant of BBMP.

Housing on rental basis “Saarathiya Sooru” scheme for auto drivers and taxi drivers in Bengaluru at a cost of Rs.50 crore.

Rs.50 crore for housing on rental basis for garment workers.


A  unique  package  called  “Chief  Minister Construction Workers Development Package” for Building   construction   workers   and   their dependents.   Under  this  package, one can avail advance money upto Rs.5 lakh under Karmika Gruha Bhagya Scheme of the Karnataka Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board; reimbursement of Rs.20,000 towards construction of toilets at the own houses of the workers; reimbursement of treatment expenses upto Rs.1.5 lakh under Karmika Arogya Scheme; compensation of Rs.2 lakh to a worker who dies in an accident at the work place; enhancement of monthly pension of registered workers to Rs.2,000; workers disability facility of Rs.24,000 per annum to mentally and physically challenged children upto the age of 21 years; grant of Rs.2,000 and Rs.2,500 for kinder garten/Pre-School Nursery Education; interest free subsidy upto Rs.50,000 to encourage self employment among workers children and Capacity Building Training Programme.

Announcement of special package of Rs.10 crore for providing facilities to women workers at garment factories.

Upgradation of skills of 25,000 women workers and trainers belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe at garment factories at a cost of Rs.37.5 crore.

A  grant  of  Rs.30  crore  for  group  insurance facility  for  auto  and tax  drivers;  subsidy  for conversion of petro autos into electric autos. Scheme to be implemented by Transport Department.

Celebration of ‘Drivers Day’ to recognize the services of the drivers in districts. A reward of Rs.25,000 each to 10 drivers in each district for honest and accident free driving.

Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Training of 70,000 new candidates on skills at a cost of Rs.90 crore under the “Chief Minister Koushalya Karnataka Yojane”.

Opening of “Koushalya Parampare School” to encourage traditional art skills, in collaboration with Master Trainers and Modern Designers.

Kannada and Culture

A special grant of Rs.25 crore to establish a world class Cultural and Heritage Centre at Veerapura village, the birth place of Sri Sri Sri Shivakumar Swamiji.

A special grant of Rs.25 crore for developing Bananduru village, the birth place of Sri Sri Sri Balagangadhara  Swamiji,  in  Bidadi  taluk  of Ramanagara district, into model village and for establishing a Cultural and Heritage Centre to propagate his lifelong achievements and thoughts.

Rs.5 crore grant to Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Development Authority.

For the overall development of Kodava community, a grant of Rs.10 crore is provided.

Re-launching of “Janapada Jathre” programme to encourage folk artists and folk arts. Rs.2 crore grant will be provided to organize Janapada Jathre in all districts including Bengaluru.

A grant of Rs.5 crore for providing systematic facilities and upgradation of Urban Haat for the artisans in Mysuru through Jagadguru Shree Suttur Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji Mutt.

A grant of Rs.5 crore for the development of the Cultural and Library Centre of Sri Kengal Hanumanthaiah Hostel Trust, Bengaluru.

Rs.2  crore  to  139  Associations/Organisations organizing Karaga Festival and Rs.2 crore each for the development of  Adishakthi Matheyara Vruddhashrama, Mayasandra (T.B.Extension) in Turuvekere Taluk of Tumakuru district and for the development of Karnataka State Kunchatigara-Vokkaligas’ Association.

Rs.1 crore each for the development works of Karnataka Sangha, Mandya and for the activities of  Karnataka  Janapada  Parishath  and  to Veerabhadreshwara Charitable Trust, Malebennur, Harihara Taluk of Davanagere district.

Construction of a Commemorative Conventional Hall in the name of Haasya Chakravarthi late Narasimharaju in Tiptur at a cost of Rs.2 crore.

Establishment of new sports hostels at Yadagiri, Ballari, Chikkaballapura, Bidar and Madikeri at a cost of Rs.12.5 crore.

Establishment of separate sports hostels for girls at Raichur, Haveri, Mangaluru, Chikkamagaluru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar, Kalaburagi, Kolar, Hassan and Dharwad districts Rs.15 crore is provided.

Upgradation of the facilities at district stadia at Mandya, Bidar, Tumakuru and Hassan at a cost of Rs.4 crore.

Enhancement of the daily food allowance to the sports persons at sports hostels to the level of what is in practice at Sports Authority of India; a grant of Rs.6 crore is provided.

Organizing of Adventure Sports Festivals at 10 places in the State through General Thimmaiah Adventure Academy at a cost of Rs.2 crore.

Organising of ‘Mini Olympic Games – 2019’ to identify and encourage sports persons at the early age group of 13 to 15 years.

Development of the Kodava Community Hockey stadium at Balugoda in Virajpet at a cost of Rs.5 crore.

A grant of Rs.3,700 crore to distribute food grains to more than 4.07 crore beneficiaries under ‘Annabhagya’ scheme.

Establishment of Vigilance Cell’ to monitor the proper distribution of food grains and to prevent the leakage in the Public Distribution System.

Declaring 2019 as “Jalavarsha”.  20,000 water preservation works will be taken up under the Jalamrutha Scheme of Natural Resources Management Works at a cost of Rs.500 crore.

Commencement of works under the first phase of Jaladhare Scheme in Raichur, Vijayapura, Mandya and Kolar districts at a cost of Rs.4,000 crore.

Creation of 12 crore man days under NREGA scheme.

Construction of compound walls at 6,825 rural schools under NREGA scheme at a cost of Rs.90 crore under ‘Subhadra Shale Yojane’.

“Swachchameva Jayathe” movement at 1,000 chosen Grama Panchayats for recycling of dry waste by separating dry and wet waste and conversion of wet waste into manure.

Digitisation of all the assets under the purview of Grama Panchayats and bringing the assets which have remained outside the tax net to tax.

Enhancement of the Open Development Grant per Zilla Panchayat to a maximum of Rs.8 crore; grant of Rs.172 crore is provided.

Enhancement of the Open Development Grant per Taluk Panchayat to a maximum of Rs.2 crore; grant of Rs.372 crore is provided.

In commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji, publication of a hand book on Grama Panchayat Budget reflecting on transparency in the administration of Grama Panchayat for public information.

Planning and Area Development

A grant of Rs.1,500 crore to the Hyderabad-Karnataka Development Board and action plan will be undertaken at a cost of Rs.70 crore for Malnad Area Development Board, Rs. 95 crore for Bayaluseeme Development Board and Rs.30 crore for Karavali Development Authority.

Rs.600 crore for the Legislators Local Area Development Scheme.

As per the recommendations of the Nanjundappa Committee report Rs.3,010 crore grants for the development of identified most backward and more backward taluks under the Special Development Programme.

Urban Development

Directorate of Municipal Administration

Total expenditure of Rs.1,325 crore under the “Mahathma    Gandhi    City    Development Programme”, a grant of Rs.150 crore each for Kalaburagi, Mysuru and Hubballi-Dharwad and Rs.125 crore each for Belagavi, Ballari, Tumakuru, Shivamogga, Mangaluru, Davanagere, Vijayapura.

Action to establish a Water Rate Prescribing Cell in the Directorate of Municipal Administration to reduce the unaccounted leakage of water and to plug the revenue leakage in water supply schemes.

Action to establish Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) units on a pilot basis.

Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation Ltd.

Re-construction of large comprehensive Rain Water Canals within three years in all the Corporations including Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike.

Establishing power generating plants out of water processing units and solid waste processing units.
Action to prepare feasibility report for developing a knowledge-Health Corridor at Mangaluru from Manipal to Konaje. 

Bengaluru Mobility Scheme (Mobility)

Grant of Rs.50 crore for implementation of a comprehensive mobility scheme; priority for public transport and stabilization; all aspects of all types of movement facilities in the; grant to increase the number of buses in BMTC; development of at least 50 km pedestrian road.

Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike

Implementation of Nava Bengaluru Kriya Yojane at an estimated cost of Rs.8,015 crore. A grant of Rs.2,300 crore in the year 2019-20.

Grant of Rs.1,000 crore to construct elevated corridors in the year 2019-20.

Converting 5 lakh road lights in Bengaluru into LED.

Action to convert Commercial Street and Brigade Road into pedestrian roads.

Establishing a 400 metric tonne capacity solid waste processing unit through KPCAL under PPP.

Enacting “Parking Rules and Implementation Policy” in Bengaluru. Action to park 10,000 vehicles on 87 selected smart parking systems.

A new underpass at Goragunttepalya at a cost of Rs.195 crore. Additional loop construction on the existing Hebbal and K.R.Puram Flyover.

Directorate of Urban Land Transport

Bengaluru Sub-Urban Rail System

Sub-urban rail services in Bengaluru at a total estimated cost of Rs.23,093 crore; a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), Bengaluru Rail Infrastructure Development Entity (B-RIDE) under State and Central Government partnership.

Study of feasibility of design for Multi Modal Transport Hub at Hebbal, Byappannahalli, K.R.Puram, Kadugodi, Challaghatta and Peenya area.

Development of necessary infrastructure for Inter-Modal Integration design in Bengaluru Metro, Rail and TTMC strategically located at Yeshwantapur, Banashankari, Vijaynagar, Peenya etc.
Action to study Parking Rules and Implementation Programme in Tier-2 cities, action to study the reformed traffic information and maintenance system.

Examining the viability and pros and cons of establishing Metro Rail Project in Mysuru, Mangaluru and Hubballi-Dharawad.

Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited

i.    Commuter’s card for Metro and BMTC services.

ii.    Converting the 3 coach into 6 coaches of 50 Rail sets.

iii.    Charging facility to two wheeler electric vehicles in selected 10 Metro stations.

iv.    Small capacity buses from BMTC in 10 selected Metro stations to provide last mile connectivity.

v.    Construction of pedestrian flyover in Yeshwanthapur and Metro Rail Stations.

Metro line from Central Silk Board (CSB) junction to the Outer Ring Road-Airport via K.R. Puram, Hebbal at a cost of Rs.16,579 crore.
Extension of the western end of Kengeri Metro Network and construction of an additional station at Challaghatta.

Bengaluru Development Authority

Construction of Peripheral Ring Road with an estimated cost of Rs.17,200 crore and Rs.1,000 crore in the year 2019-20.

Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board

Scheme for flow water into Arkavati and Dakshina Pinakini rivers using the water resources available in Bengaluru; in BMRD area programme to harvest rain water; protection and rejuvenation of all ponds and water bodies coming under the catchment areas; re-use of waste water after purifying; maintaining cleanliness in public places which are adjacent to Arkavati and Dakshina Pinakini rivers. Availability of 1400 MLD of additional water by this scheme; A committee headed by the Chief Minister to implement this scheme. A grant of Rs.50 crore for this scheme.

Grant of Rs.500 crore in 2019-20 for the work of V   Stage   Cauvery  Water  Supply  Scheme estimated at cost of Rs.5,550 crore with the help of JICA.

Work to prevent 914 entry points wherein sewerage is mixing with storm water drain in Bengaluru at a cost of Rs.76.55 crore.

Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board

Bringing of comprehensive management of bulk water supply under a single roof of the Board in all local bodies of the city, Expenditure under SFC grants.

The cost of management of solid waste units, wet well and composite works under the drainage scheme borne by the grants under SFC.

Action to set up sewage maintenance unit in STP on a pilot basis.


Creation of a Commissionerate in the Revenue Department.

Creation of new taluks in Harohalli of Ramanagar District, Chelur in Chikkaballapur District, Terdal in Bagalakot District and Kalasa in Chikkamagalur District.
Re-survey work with the help of Drones in the Districts of Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Dakshina Kannada, Mysuru, Gadag, Davanagere and Kodagu.

A grant of Rs. 20 crore to develop Hindu Rudra Bhoomi.

A grant of Rs.2 crore for constitution of Kodagu Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Development Authority.

Survey work of lands belonging to Endowment Department.

Increased subsidy for pilgrimage to Manasa Sarovara to Rs.30,000/-.

A grant of Rs.5 crore for the comprehensive development of historical Melukote by constituting the Melukote Development Authority.

Rs.60 crore grant in the year 2019-20 for various Mutts and religious institutes.


Increase in the existing subsidy amount towards free schemes like Irrigation Pumpset, Bhagya Jyothi, Kuteera Jyothi to Rs.11,250 crore.
Thrust for production of roof-top solar energy.

Power supply for the pump sets during day time to the extent possible.

40,000 new transformers to provide quality electricity to the farmers.

Public Works, Ports and Inland Water Transport

Development of 7,940 km length of roads at a cost of Rs.10,000 crore under SHDP.

The work of improvement and up-gradation of roads and bridges at a total cost of Rs.5,690 crore.

Completion of 1,317 small bridges under “Shala Samparka Sethu” scheme in Malnad and coastal Districts.

A grant of Rs.100 crore to construct security barriers across the tanks, canals and other water bodies existing beside the roads of the State to prevent accidents.

Infrastructure Development

Following schemes for the development of infrastructure of airports in the state.

Action of operationalisation of Bidar Civil Airport. Rs.32 crore grant for construction of new terminal building in the year 2019-20.

Operationalisation of the Kalaburagi Airport.

Development of Chikkamagalur and Shivamogga airstrips under PPP model.

A grant of Rs.70 crore for land acquisition and construction of road flyovers/under bridges in the year 2019-20.

Commerce and Industries

A “Tumakuru Industrial Node” in 9,629 acres at Vasanthnarasapur in Tumakuru District under the   Chennai-Bengaluru   Industrial   Corridor Project;  An estimated Rs.50,000 crore capital investment and 2 lakh employment generation; Action for development of  a rail based multi modal transport system between Vasanthnarasapur, Tumakuru, Ramanagar and Bengaluru on a separate track.

A new Industrial Policy for attracting investment; new technologies and generation of additional employment in the priority sectors of the backward areas of Tier-2 and Tier-3 centers.

A grant of Rs.110 crore in year 2019-20 to continue the scheme of “Compete with China”.

Organization of “Global Capital Investment Conference” in January 2020.

Development of industrial area at Arasikere in Hassan district, Nagamangala in Mandya district, Chittapur in Kalaburagi district, Mulavad in Vijayapura district, Kanagala in Belagavi district and Madhugiri in Tumakuru district through Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board.

A grant of Rs.5 crore for the new scheme “MSME - Sarthak” to ease out the problems being faced while bringing their products into the market by Micro, Small and Medium industries.

A  grant  of  Rs.80  crore  to  provide  common facilities to the small and micro coir industries under coir policy, “Kalpavruksha Kayaka Niti”  .

A grant of Rs.2 crore for establishment of design clinics in collaboration with national level design institutes.

A grant of Rs.5 crore towards a subsidy of 75% to electric loom units to implement acoustic equipment.
A grant of Rs.2 crore towards subsidy of 50% to procure industrial sewing machine to the women who have obtained sewing machine training.

A grant of Rs.100 crore to Mysore Sugar Factory, Mandya to reconstruct the factory and the installation of distillery unit, sugar unit, repairing of boiling house, ethanol equipment and molasses tank.

A grant of Rs.50 crore to provide incentive to private investors for the development of industrial sheds.

A grant of Rs.50 crore for the comprehensive development of industries located in Mandya District and to generate employment around Mandya District.

A grant of Rs.10 crore for constructing Kalagrama near Doddabidarakallu of Bengaluru on a land owned by Cauvery Emporium to promote handicraft artisans and to develop tourism centre.

Mines and Geology

First time in India, survey of leasing of mines using a new Drone technology and GPS technology at a cost of Rs.82 crore.
Information Technology, Bio-Technology and Science and Technology

Revision of Information Technology (IT) Policy. Opportunity to invest in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities.

Helping of Startups in Bengaluru City area by strengthening the “Incubation Centre”.

A fully equipped K-Tech innovation hub is up at Tumakuru at a cost of Rs.7 crore to encourage budding entrepreneurs.


Action for payment of cash to the beneficiaries of all the departments under “Direct Cash Transfer”, a Aadhaar based innovative system.

Providing selected services at the doorstep of the citizens on a pilot basis through the system called the “Government Services at Citizens’ Doorstep”.

Action by our Government to provide required infrastructure using latest chat bot and big data technologies.

Action to make the use of “e-Office” mandatory in all the offices of the Secretariat in order to enhance the efficiency in administration; development of websites of State Government in a unicode template; action to develop websites, as physically challenged persons friendly.

Action to establish an e-Governance Cell in Administrative Training Institute, Mysuru and in all the District Training Institutes.

Action to set up “Infonomics” in the Department of Public Administration and Reforms (e-Governance) for providing required information to the Startups and agencies at an appropriate cost.

Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms

Enacting law to bring in reforms in administration and transparency in the transfer of Government employees and to effect the transfer of the “C” and “D” group employees through “counseling”.


A grant of Rs.25 crore for developing Badami as a world famous tourist place and handicraft market.

A grant of Rs.5 crore to launch 6 Double Decker open buses from KSTDC in line with London Big Bus for sightseeing of world famous tourist places in Mysuru.

A grant of Rs.2 crore to organize “Karnataka International Tourism Exhibition” to attract tourists.

Action to establish “Hampi Discourse Centre” in Hampi and “Vijayapura Tourism Discourse Centre” in Vijayapura with a grant of Rs.1 crore each.

A grant of Rs.7 crore for the development of Coastal Tourism at Sihihittalu of Panambur.

Action to take up survey of 600 monuments out 834 to protect such monuments.

A special grant of Rs.5 crore for the celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Action to launch a Social Media Unit to publicize Government programs in a more efficient manner.

A grant of Rs.1 crore for a special program to promote feature films in Tulu, Kodava and Konkani.

An additional grant of Rs.2 crore each to Working Journalist Welfare Fund Trust and Senior Journalist Welfare Trust.
Home Affairs

A grant of Rs.4 crore for establishing 8 new Cyber Economic and Narcotics (CEN) wings.

A grant of Rs.20 crore to provide basic infrastructure to police colonies.

Implementation of a Drone Surveillance System to monitor and maintain the law and order and to prevent crimes.

A grant of Rs.30 crore for construction of separate special central prisons with a 1,000 prisoners capacity of each in Vijayapura and Bidar and a sub-jail of 200 prisoners capacity at Arasikere at a total cost of Rs.100 crore each.

Implementation of Emergency Response Support System at a cost of Rs.5 crore.

Action to procure Arial Ladder Platform Vehicle which can reach up to a height of 90 meter to prevent fire accidents in skyscrapers.

Grant of Rs.103 crore to increase the risk allowance paid to the police constables of Home department to Rs.2,000.


Action to establish automated vehicle testing and certification centers at Davanagere, Hoskote and Maddur cities.
Action to include 3,544 transport buses of various models and to construct 44 bus stands and 10 bus units in the year 2019-20.

Action to establish child care rooms for the nourishment of children in all districts and major taluk bus stands.

A grant of Rs.6,500 crore for the waiver of crop loan of farmers to Commercial Banks and Rs.6,150 crore is to Co-operative Sector; completion of waiver of loan of co-operative sector before May 2019; completion of waiver of loan in respect of commercial banks also in the year 2019-20.

Total grant of Rs.46,853 crore to the agriculture and related departments in the budget 2019-20.

Demand to the Centre for adequate compensation up to the year 2024-25 under the Compensation to the States Act, if the revenue gap is not bridged under Goods and Services Tax.
Rs.76,406 crore target of collection of revenue in the 2019-20.

Comprehensive Karasamadhana Scheme for the reduction of arrears under the Acts administered prior to the introduction of GST.

Rs.11,828 crore target of collection of revenue in the 2019-20.


Additional excise duty on Bear, Drat Bear and Bear and low alcohol beverages manufactured in micro breweries.

Rs.20,950 crore target of collection of revenue in the 2019-20.

Rs.7,100 crore target of collection of revenue in the 2019-20.


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