Friday, March 19, 2010
Rs 200 crore for gender budget in 2010-11
Uttarakhand government raised the gender budget by Rs 200 crore for 2010-11. The amount is almost 17.65 percent more than the previous amount. First time, Rs 1crore has been allocated for providing free gas connections to rural women. Rs 5 lakh each has been provided for constructing homes for mentally challenged women and promoting widow marriage.