Aam Aadmi Delhi Budget 2018-19: Electric buses to be on roads by March 2019

Aam Aadmi Delhi Budget 2018-19: Electric buses to be on roads by March 2019: The Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia started the Budget of Delhi, 2018-2019 speech, stated about the AAP government’s long-term vision can be “trickle up economics”. In a new move, Mr, Sisodia already delivers his timelines for all the schemes which all set to declares.

Aam Aadmi Delhi Budget 2018-19: Electric buses to be on roads by March 2019

Electric buses can arrive on the roads by the March of the next year 2019, whereas 530 mohalla clinics and 230 clinics in schools are all set to construct by this 30th October 2018.

The Staff for these clinics can be appointed in 4 months, told by the leader Mr. Sisodia. Doorstep delivery of services maybe all set to implemented by this 15th June 15, he added further.

“Growing economy”

“Despite demonetization and GST, Delhi’s economy is growing,” says Mr. Sisodia and adds that the Budget for Delhi for 2018-19 has gone over Rs. 50,000 crore for the first time. This year the budget is Rs. 53,000 crore.

“In 2014-2015, before the AAP government receives the power, the budget was Rs. 30,940 crore. In 2017 the budget was Rs. 48,000 crore, around” says Mr. Sisodia.

The government allocates Rs. 1,000 crore for patch up small roads of the municipal corporations. “The only problem is that LG will have to get NOC from corporations, I hope he will do so,” says Mr. Sisodia.

“Green Budget”

“For the first time anywhere in the country, a Green Budget is being presented,” told by Mr. Sisodia.

A 26-point programme across four departments is consists of the main budget. The programme was drawn up with the assist of a global think tank, said by Mr. Sisodia. “PM2.5 can be reduced by 503MT with the implementation of this programme,” he stated further.

“A real-time assessment of pollution would be done by University of Washington.”

Here are some of the announcements that Mr. Sisodia is making:

Air Ambience Fund to be used to plant lakhs of plants.
Government to give Rs. 1 lakh to industrial units that switch to piped natural gas.
1,000 indoor display panels to be introduced in government buildings to show air pollution levels
1,000 electric buses to be procured. “Apart from China, this would be the biggest fleet of electric buses in the world,” he says.
905 electric feeder buses for the Metro for last mile connectivity.
To boost electric mobility, electric vehicle policy with the focus on two-wheelers to be formulated.

Aam Aadmi Delhi Budget 2018-19: Electric buses to be on roads by March 2019

1,000MW of solar and wind power to be bought.
Consumption audit of government buildings to be done, starting with the Power Department
Agriculture-cum-solar farm scheme to be introduced for outer-Delhi areas
Solar panels to be installed over 16km of cycling tracks
Rs.2,190 crore announced to the power sector


A 50% waiver on registration fee of factory-fitted CNG cars. “This too would only happen with the L-G’s approval,” says Mr. Sisodia.

“We are using the carrot and stick approach. For overloaded trucks, weighing bridge being installed. In addition, a third party audit of PUC being is done with the involvement of MIT and University of Chicago.”

For the education sector

The government has increased the budget portion for education this year on 2017 at Rs.13,997 crore. This is 26% of the total budget from 23.5% in 2017-2018.

All school supervision committees can be given Rs.5 lakh each to strengthen libraries, arts education, says Mr. Sisodia.

All around 200-250 cameras can be installed in each school so parents can see their children via the live-streaming. All school teachers can have a tablet computer so that they can keep the record of attendance, told by Mr. Sisodia.

Coffee machines to be added to staff rooms.

Rs. 10 crores allocated for self-defense training for students.

Rs. 15 crores allocated for school ranking to be done by Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights.

Rs. 20 crores allocated for sports facilities in schools.

Rs.36 crore allocated for language academies, English academy to begin.

For the health sector

Rs. 6,729 crore has been to be paid for the health sector. This is 12.7% of the total budget. “Around 80 lakh people have used mohalla clinics so far,” says Mr. Sisodia.

Here are some of the announcements:

Rs. 403 crore allocated for mohalla clinics and polyclinics in 2018-2019
Rs.20 crore for free diagnostic tests
Rogi Kalyan Samitis to be created in all constituencies
Rs.15 crore allocated for mobile van clinics
Rs.53 crore for the scheme to send senior citizens on pilgrimages
CCTV cameras to be installed in all Anganwadi centres, all Anganwadi workers to be given mobile phones
Rs.1,833 crore for welfare of disadvantaged groups, SC, ST, OBC
Rs.1 crore allocated for anti-alcohol, drugs programme


“As there are no bulk meters, we don’t know where the water goes. For the first time, bulk meters would be installed at water treatment plants, underground reservoirs and primary and secondary points so people can know how much water goes to their colony,” told by Mr. Sisodia.

Sewer lines in 162 colonies are all set to be completed by December 2020, at the same time as Rs.1, 500 crore has been owed for infrastructure development in not permitted colonies.

Rs.100 crore allocated for the development of Delhi’s markets.

“All the schemes for the poor, I have to say that we have to wait [for L-G’s approval],” says Mr, Sisodia.

The WiFi project is all set to hand over to PWD from IT department and Rs.100 crore has been distributed for it.  For Azadpur mandi, an e-mandi service is all set to begin to improve transparency, says Mr. Sisodia.

Outcome Budget 2017-2018          

Firstly, the Finance Minister Manish Sisodia presented the status report which was about the Outcome Budget 2017-2018 which was also presented in the last year of 2018.

The Aam Aadmi Party government received a scored around 73% in its report card for itself, in the appearance of the status report of the Outcome Budget 2017-2018 was also presented in the Delhi Assembly on the last Wednesday.

Though some of the AAP government’s pet ventures, are consists of the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics and model schools, were originate and founded to be on the off-track.