Here are some of the key features of social sector spending:
Allocation for social sector including education and health care – `1,51,581 crore.
` 2,000 crore allocated for initial cost of providing LPG connections to BPL families.
New health protection scheme will provide health cover up to ` One lakh per family.
For senior citizens an additional top-up package up to 30,000 will be provided.
3,000 Stores under Prime Minister’s Jan Aushadhi Yojana will be opened during 2016-17. ‘National Dialysis Services Programme’ to be started through PPP mode
“Stand Up India Scheme” to facilitate at least two projects per bank branch. This will benefit at least 2.5 lakh entrepreneurs.
National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Hub to be set up in partnership with industry associations
Allocation of ` 100 crore each for celebrating the Birth Centenary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay and the 350th Birth Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.