Delhi Budget 2017: Highlights

* Allocation to education sector in Delhi Budget 2017 increased from Rs 10,690 crore in 2016 to Rs 11,300 crore in 2017.
* Government proposes support of Rs 7,571 crore to local authorities, that makes up to 15.8% of the Budget.
* Ten early childhood education centres to be started in Delhi; 156 government schools to have nursery and KG classes. 142 senior secondary schools to start commerce stream.
* Demonetisation has badly affected the economy of the state in the last four months, says Manish Sisodia. But despite this, as compared to country's GDP (7.1%), Delhi's GSDP (at 8.26%) has increased from Rs 5,51,963 crore last year to Rs 6,22,385 crore this year.
* Delhi Government has initiated the integration of Aadhar, Pan card, identity proof into a single unit.

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