Book Of Job: Fests, E-Portal to put all hands on deck | Delhi News

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New Delhi: Pushing for more jobs, CM MP for Delhi and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia said that unlike cities like London, New York and Singapore, where more than 50% of the adult population were employed , Delhi’s workforce was only 33%.
The Delhi government aimed to increase the percentage of the working population from 33% to 45% over the next five years, which he said was difficult but not impossible under the “Kejriwal model of governance”. “said Sisodia during the presentation of the state budget. for 2022-23.
The new jobs, Sisodia said, will be created in sectors such as retail, food and beverage, logistics and supply chain, travel and tourism, entertainment, construction, real estate, electronics, electric vehicles, information and green energy.
“The programs and proposals presented in this budget will not only provide new entrepreneurship opportunities for young people in Delhi, but will also benefit already established businesses and businesses,” the Deputy Chief Minister said.
Giving details of the government’s proposal, Sisodia said his government would redevelop the city’s iconic markets and hold retail and wholesale festivals to invite people from across the country and the world to shop in Delhi. and enjoy it like a festival. “Interesting discounts will be given to buyers during the festival. Our government will motivate sellers by providing SGST refunds,” the finance minister said, adding that it will impact the lives of 12 lakh people and is expected to increase business by at least 25%.
Sisodia said the Delhi government will initially redevelop five popular markets in Delhi and set aside Rs 100 crore for it in the budget. He also allocated Rs 250 crore for organizing a shopping festival in Delhi.
Delhi Bazaar, an online portal to boost business of merchants and retail markets with “zero setup cost”, develop Gandhi Nagar’s ready-to-wear market into a “big clothing hub”, introduce a food truck policy to allow food trucks to operate between 8 p.m. and 2 p.m., promote local specialties and improve nightlife in the city, enable cloud kitchens with plug-and-play facilities, redevelop 25 industrial areas non-compliant notifications, promoting smart urban agriculture, encouraging e-cars with a particular focus on female drivers, drafting new solar, boot and movie policies, and transforming Rozgar Bazaar into an online-based job platform. artificial intelligence are some of the other initiatives promised over the next fiscal year to create new jobs.
The Delhi government has also proposed to set up an e-city in a 90-acre area in Bapraula, West Delhi, as a plug-and-play manufacturing hub where companies will be invited to set up their base to meet on-demand electronic and electric gadgets. in the countryside.
“Other states have learned from Kejriwal’s governance model how to provide free electricity and improve public schools. They will now learn how government and the private sector can together stimulate the economy,” Sisodia said in his budget speech.
The Deputy Chief Minister said the only way to stimulate the economy was to increase consumption by improving people’s purchasing power. “We need to give money to our young people to spend and stimulate the economy. This can only be done by giving jobs,” he said.
Stressing that Delhi needs more job givers than job seekers, Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, said his government will also expand the “business blasters” program in private schools to create more contractors.
Sisodia said his government would now audit each paisa allocated to its departments and agencies in the budget to find out how many jobs it had created.
Meanwhile, the education sector continued to carve out the lion’s share of the budget with an allocation of Rs 16,278 crore, 22% of the total budget. Sisodia said that over the next four years, all public school classrooms will go digital. He also proposed to establish a school science museum and a boarding school for homeless children in the next fiscal year.
Health got the second highest allocation of Rs 9,769 crore (13%). Sisodia said his government would spend Rs 1,900 crore to upgrade public hospitals while Rs 475 would be used for Mohalla clinics and polyclinics.
“We have faced the Covid-19 pandemic, but we are all aware of the serious damage it has caused to the social and economic progress of the country. Delhi is no exception to this,” he said.
MP CM said the availability of drinking water has increased by 10%, adding that the Yamuna River will be completely cleaned in the next two years.
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